The coastal road along the Amalfi Coast is famous for its hairpin bends, fantastic views and general scariness. The busy artery winds along the cliffs, affording glimpses of blue sea directly below. The towns are all built at a very steep angle, so streets zigzag backwards and forwards. Many buildings - including hotels - are only accessible by steep alleys and stairways.
The Passo del Bocco is a mountain pass at an elevation of 956 m above sea level in the Strada Provinciale 26bis, in the province of Genova, linking Mezzanego and Emilia-Romagna. The road continues to the SP3, in the province of Parma. It’s situated in Liguria and belongs to the Apennines.
Strada delle 52 gallerie (Road with 52 galleries) is a military trail built during World War I on the massif of Pasubio (Vicenza, Italy). This extremely dangerous track winds between nozzle Campiglia (1,219 m) and the gates of Pasubio (1,934 m) crossing the southern side of the mountain, located away from the Austro-Hungarian artillery fire, with its pinnacles, deep canyons and sheer rock faces.
The military road called Strada dell'Assietta is almost entirely situated at an altitude of 2,000 meters along the ridge connecting Pian dell'Alpe with Sestriere and separating Val Chisone from Val Susa. It develops for over 30 kilometers within Gran Bosco di Salbertrand Park and walking along it represents a unique opportunity to discover some of the most significant events of the history of this extremely fascinating place set in the western Alps.
Passo San Boldo is a mountain pass located between the cities of Trichiana and Tovena (Cison di Valmarino) in Veneto, Italy, at an elevation of 706m that lies in the northern reaches of the Italian Alps.
The Monte Jafferau is a mountain in the Hautes Alpes,with a highest peak of 2,805 m above sea level. It’s located in front of the town of Dora di Bardonecchia and consists in two peaks: Testa del Ban (2,652 meters) and the summit itself Jafferau (2,805 meters). It divides the territory of Bardonecchia from Valfredda.
The highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps -and the second highest in the Alps, after the Col de l'Iseran (2770 m) which sits a mere 13 metres higher.-, the Stelvio Pass (in German Stilfser Joch) connects the Valtellina with the upper Adige valley and Merano.
Passo del Tremalzo, at an elevation of 1702 m. above the sea level, is a mountain pass in the province of Trento in Italy. It lies near Trento and Lake Garda. The Tremalzo pass road was built for strategic reasons during World War I.
The Hofmahdjoch (Passo Castrin in Italian) is a mountain pass in the Ortler Alps in South Tyrol, Italy, located at 1781 m above the sea level. The modern road passes under the pass in a 1,600 meter long tunnel.
The Passo dello Spluga (Splügen Pass in German) is a high mountain pass, at an elevation of 2,113 m above the sea level, located in the SS36 road, which marks the boundary between the Lepontine and Rhaetian Alps.
Passo del Furlo is a gorge on the ancient Roman road Via Flaminia in the Marche region of central Italy, where it passes near the Candigliano river, an affluence of the Metauro, located in the province of Pesaro Urbino, 28km far from Rome.