Passo Falzarego, theater of the most bitter battles in the Dolomites, spectacular to ride by motorbike, panoramic and rich in history.
Passo Falzarego was one of the hottest areas of the First World War in the clashes between Italians and Austrians, and this pass has become a museum, even in the open air.
|Altitude (meters above sea level)||2.117|
|connection||The Villa - Cortina d'Ampezzo|
|Number of hairpin bends||27|
|Road conditions and notes||Very good condition.|
The road, in excellent condition, is very particularly beautiful when traveled from west to east. Along the way you will notice the Dolomite rocks battered by the bombing of the artillery Great War.
In these areas, thousands of soldiers clashed in a very hard war and also challenged nature, including avalanches, landslides, tunnels dug into the rock. Along the way you will find the Fort of the Three Sassi, sad memory of those battles but very interesting museum. In the same area not to be missed is the open-air museum of the 5 Towers.
Above your heads stands the Little Lagazuoi with its 2.762 meters of height. Around here you can visit the Lagazuoi refuge, Martini ledge, Lagazuoi gallery.
Do not miss the moment dedicated to the typical dishes of the area such as i red or green casunziei, stuffed ravioli typical di Cortina d'Ampezzo, for which every self-respecting grandmother has her own recipe.