Great Italian Passes

With some of the most beautiful mountain areas in the world, we think that it’s time to visit Italy and climb the passes. Here’s a few great climbs to make your Italian bikecation memorable.

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Over time we will build up a collection of classic climbs for you to follow. Each route will have a downlaodable gpx file, a route description and advice and a google map. All that you need to bring is a sense of adventure and some climbing legs.

Cycling in the mountains is no easy ride, so we will also be giving you useful information to help you to make the most of your trips and to help to keep you safe. Italy is an amazing country and has so much to explore. Cycling is a passion and the Italian passes are some of the toughest but most beautiful climbs in the world. It’s an area that every cyclist should visit and our route information pages  will help you to do just that.


An epic day in the saddle, riding the legendary Stelvio pass, descending into Switzerland before climbing back via the Passo Umbrail and a final 20km descent home.


One of the toughest days that you will ever have in the saddle, but definitely a great days riding, tackling these iconic Italian climbs. Def a day to remember.