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For race bike lovers, Santa Caterina Valfurva offers itineraries linked to the great steps made famous by the Giro d'Italia.
The Gavia pass has an altitude of 2,621 s.l.m. and connects - only during the summer season - the province of Sondrio with that of Brescia; It is one of the highest alpine passes and for this reason it is a popular destination for cyclists from all over Europe.
The Stelvio pass has an altitude of 2.758 m s.l.m. and connects - only during the summer season - Lombardy, Switzerland and South Tyrol, through the highest roadway in Europe. The road to the Stelvio pass is immersed in a natural park, in an area steeped in history of the First World War, with trenches and many military remains.
The Mortirolo pass has an altitude of 1,852 m above sea level. and connects - only during the summer season - the province of Sondrio with that of Brescia. The climb of the Mortirolo da Mazzo, from the Valtellina side, is considered by many to be the hardest in Europe, with its accentuated slopes.
 
INFO: Tourist Office S.Caterina Valfurva - 0342.935544 - info.valfurva@bormio.eu 

For bike lovers, Santa Caterina Valfurva offers itineraries linked to the great steps made famous by the Giro d'Italia.

The Gavia pass has an altitude of 2.621 mt and connects - only during the summer season - the province of Sondrio with the province of Brescia; It is one of the highest alpine passes and for this reason it is a popular destination for cyclists from all over Europe.

The Stelvio pass has an altitude of 2.758 mt and connects - only during the summer season - Lombardy, Switzerland and South Tyrol, through the highest roadway in Europe. The road to the Stelvio pass is surrounded by a natural park, in an area steeped in history of the First World War, with trenches and many military remains.

The Mortirolo pass has an altitude of 1.852 mt and connects - only during the summer season - the province of Sondrio with the province of Brescia. The climb of the Mortirolo from Mazzo, from the Valtellina side, is considered the hardest ride in Europe for many cyclists, with its accentuated slopes.

INFO: Tourist Office S.Caterina Valfurva - 0342.935544 - info.valfurva@bormio.eu 

 

1 - S.CATERINA - GAVIA PASS
Distance: 13 km
Elevation at start: 1738m
Elevation at end: 2652m
Uphill elevation gain: 914m
Averege uphill slope: 6,6 %
Maximum gradient: 14 %
When to go: June-September

2 - S.CATERINA - BORMIO - STELVIO PASS
Distance: 34,5 km
Elevation at start: 1738m
Elevation at end: 2758m
Uphill elevation gain: 1533m
Averege uphill slope: 7,1 %
Maximum gradient: 13 %
When to go: June-October

3 - S.CATERINA - BORMIO - MAZZO - MORTIROLO PASS
Distance: 53,8 km
Elevation at start: 1738m
Elevation at end: 1852m
Uphill elevation gain: 1300m
Averege uphill slope: 10,9 %
Maximum gradient: 19 %
When to go: June-October

4 - S.CATERINA - BORMIO - CANCANO
Distance: 26,2 km
Elevation at start: 1738m
Elevation at end: 1907m
Uphill elevation gain: 566m
Averege uphill slope: 6,9 %
Maximum gradient: 8,2 %
When to go: May-October

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