Stelvio Pass, Italy Trento, Italy
The Stelvio Pass is a mountain pass in northern Italy, at an elevation of 2,757 m (9,045 ft) above sea level. The road is located in the Ortler Alps in Italy between Stilfs and Bormio in the province of Sondrio. It is about 75 km from Bolzano and a mere 200 m from the Swiss border. This pass is built for riders and is the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps. With 48 hairpin turns on the northern side, and 12 on the southern side, this roads is fantastic stretch.
Each year the Stelvio National Park organizes the Stelvio Bike Day, this day the roads from Bormio and Prad to the pass, and from Santa Maria Val Müstair to the Umbrail Pass are closed to all traffic except for bicycles.