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Passo Giau

| Loc. Passo Giau, 32020 Colle Santa Lucia, Italy
+39 347 618 9044
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Not a hiking route.

Ieqr he'd trip advisor for hiking routes near Belluno and got this and other driving routes. Stupid.

Reviewed 2 September 2017
golden, co
View is worth the drive

Wanted to take a scenic ride from Cortina to Alleghe, Agordo, Belluno and onto Venice. Totally... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Karen E
Adelaide, Australia
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The Giau Pass (Italian: Passo di Giau) (ladin lenguage: Jof de Giau) (el. 2236 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Dolomites in the province of Belluno in Italy. It connects Cortina d'Ampezzo and Colle Santa Lucia. It is located at the center of a vast mountain pasture at the foot of Nuvolau (2,574 m) and dell'Averau (2,647 m) from which you can easily reach the Monte Pore (2,405 m). Impressive is the view west towards Colle Santa Lucia with the Pale di San Martino, Cime D'Auta, Marmolada, Piz Boe and Setsass, just to the east towards the valley of Cortina d'Ampezzo, with Tofane, Croda Rossa, Pomagagnon, Cristallo, Croda da Lago, etc ...
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Loc. Passo Giau, 32020 Colle Santa Lucia, Italy
+39 347 618 9044
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Ieqr he'd trip advisor for hiking routes near Belluno and got this and other driving routes. Stupid.

Thank susanrhea
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Wanted to take a scenic ride from Cortina to Alleghe, Agordo, Belluno and onto Venice. Totally worth the effort. It was a lovely clear day and the views of the mountains and surrounding areas was spectacular. Our little rental car struggled a little bit on...More

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The views are spectacular, unfortunately it would have been better if it was sunnier with less clouds, but it was still worth driving up there. There are different tracking paths which look fine even for young kids, though we did not explore much the area...More

Thank Marthese S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The Pass is a good 30 minute drive from Cortina D'ampezzo, up an exceptionally winding road and about a 20 minute drive from Selva Di Cadore (on the opposite side of the pass) up a very steep winding road with 29 hairpin (switchback) bends that...More

1  Thank westy54
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We went to the Passo Giau to watch the Maratona dles Dolomites cycling race while we were visiting the area. It is such an absolutely beautiful area and seeing the bike race there was one of the highlights of our two week European trip. We...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We drove from Cortina having already visited Tres Cimes on the other side of the valley. The road here was a challenge for our 3 cylinder eco Polo, but it managed the hairpins and gradients - just! Watch out for the motorcyclists overtaking on blind...More

2  Thank FADEC
Reviewed 1 July 2017

A family run Refugio that truly reflects the history and charm of the region. Diego, Claudia and Igor run the Inn. They are warm and welcoming. The cozy rooms are quiet, have spectacular views and a shared balcony that runs the whole length of the...More

1  Thank FLTravelMaven
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely a good time of year we have done Many walks from this pass and feel you are on top of the world. Lots of bikers , admire them and great to watch and celebrate with them . It is so breathtaking , a beautiful...More

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

A nice stop on any driving tour of the area. Great views of Cortina, the mountains, the Marmolade glacier and seemingly most of the rest of the planet. Worth going out of your way for, especially on a clear day.

1  Thank Rob R
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This is one pass that should not be missed, we stumbled upon it by accident on our way to a hotel, came round the corner after a very long tiring journey and immediately stopped and spent quite some time taking photos and just taking it...More

Thank Cross14HA
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25 April 2017|
Response from chelleleong | Reviewed this property |
30 mins by car from cortina so probably will be couple of hours on foot. You will be on a road anyway if you prefer to walk it but road isn't busy. Better to drive to passo giau where there is a hotel/restaurant where you... More