Passo Giau, Colle Santa Lucia

4.8
#1 of 100 in Outdoors in Province of Belluno
Passo Giau is one of the most scenic passes of the Venetian Dolomites. The road begins at Colle Santa Lucia and continues uphill through sparse forests for approximately 10 km (6.2 mi) until the summit. On a clear day, the summit offers a view over the Cortina D'Ampezzo valley and the peaks of the Dolomites. Reward yourself with a hot or cold drink at the inviting cafe at the summit. Pick up a map of all of the area's marked trails at the local tourism office. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Colle Santa Lucia holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Passo Giau and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Snowy Winter offers a unique atmosphere, but in spring I prefer it, endless meadows and colorful flowers.
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  • Yesterday we climbed the mountains by car to Passo Giau. The Giau Pass is a high mountain passage in the Dolomites in the province of Belluno in Italy. It connects Cortina d'ampezzo with Colle Santa Lucia and Selva di Cadore. It is located in the centre of a vast mountain pasture at the foot of Nuvolau and Dell'averau from which you can easily reach Mount Pore. Even in spring and summer you will have these views. Yesterday it was 5 degrees Celsius there.
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  • Beautiful, and incredible views. Absolutely stunning. Check their webcams online before making the drive to ensure the clouds are covering the view otherwise you’ll be disappointed. Best time to visit is in the summer months on clear sunny days.
  • One of the most beautiful mountain passes . Enjoy it
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