The Livigno Pass is a mountain pass in the Alps on the border between the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland and the Province of Sondrio in Italy. It’s one of the highest paved roads in Europe and it connects the Bernina Pass in Switzerland with Livigno in Italy. When you’re looking for a great road cycling route in Italy and a mountain pass cycling route, then the Livigno Pass should be on your list.
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Every keen road cyclist should visit this amazing country, because road cycling the Italian Passes is a trip of a lifetime, and the Livigno Pass road cycling route should be on every cyclists tick list.
Climbing the Livigno Pass Cycling Route
This Italian road cycling classic route starts in the beautiful Italian mountain resort of Bormio, where you can stay over in a variety of accommodation choices. It’s a circuit route, which makes it easy in terms of the end of the ride, as you simply return to your hotel or lodging, change and then go and eat.
It’s a tough day cycling, so be prepared and take lots of water, gels and food, and a long sleeved jacket for if it turns cold. Please take care on the descent and don’t try to be a Strava hero.
Distance and Ascent: 123km and 2694 metres of ascent
Refreshments: Cafe possibilities on the way at villages.
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