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Cycling Passes in Europe - by max. elevation

- contains two sided summits, paved and unpaved.
- tabulation order: highest elevation first
- Unnamed/ unsourced summits are abbreviated as s(u), shoulder summits (sh)
- Elevations refer to the maximum altitude along a paved approach. If this maximum elevation differs from the pass elevation, the pass elevation follows in ().


elevation (m) surface
country-region nearby towns
Iseran (col de) 2770 paved France - alps Val d'Isere, Bonnevalle sur Arc
Stilfserjoch 2757 paved Italy - Ortler Group Bormio, Schlanders
Galiber (Col du) 2642 paved France - Haute/ Savoi Alps Valoire
Parpaillon s(u) (Tunnel de) 2637 unpaved France - Haute Provence Alps/ Haute Alps la Condamine
Gavia (Passo di) 2621 paved Italy - alps Bormio, Edolo
Assietta (Strada dell') s(u) 2530 unpaved Italy - alps Sestriere
Timmelsjoch aka Rombo (Pso) 2509 paved Austria/Italy - Stubaier Alps - Oetztaler Alps St Leonard, Soelden
Umbrail Pass 2502 unpaved (short section) Italy/ Switzerland - alps Bormio, Muestair
Fauniera (Colle) 2481 paved Italy - Ligurian Alps Demonte, Valgrana
Izoard (Col d') 2361 paved France - alps Briancon, Guillestre
Cayolle (Col de la) 2326 paved France - Maritime Alps/ Haute Provence Alps Barcellonnette, St Martin d'Entraunes
Albula Pass 2315 paved Switzerland - alps Berguen, Zernez
Foscagno (Passo di) 2291 paved Italy - alps Bormio, Livigno
Klammjoch 2288 unpaved Austria/Italy - Hohe Tauern Sankt Jakob iD, Rain - Taufers
Via del Sale s(u) 2266 single track France - Maritime Alps Tende
Allos (Col d') 2247 paved France - Haute Provence Alps Barcellonnette
Sella Joch 2244
Italy - dolomites
Pordoi Joch 2239
Italy - dolomites
Canazei, Araba
Penser Joch
aka Pennes (Pso)
Italy - Suedtirol - alps
Sterzing, Bozen
Eira (Passo d') 2208 paved Italy - alps Bormio, Livorno
Finestre (Colle delle) 2176 unpaved Italy - alps Susa, Pinerolo
Groedner Joch
aka Gardena (Pso)
Italy - dolomites
Vars (Col de) 2109

Sankt Gotthard Pass 2108
Switzerland - alps
Airolo, Andermatt
Areches (Cormet d') 2107 unpaved France - Haute Savoi Alps Flumet, la Clusaz
Jaufenpass aka Monte Giovo (Pso di) 2099 paved Italy - Suedtirol Sterzing, St Leonard
Mont Cenis (Col du) 2099 paved France - alps Susa, Lanslebourg
Tiliacher Joch 2094 double / single track Austria/ Italy - Carniche Alps
Champs (Col des) 2087 paved France - Maritime Alps Allos
Croix de Fere (Col de la) 2067 paved France - Savoi Alps St Jean de Maurienne, St Sorlin d'Arves
San Bernardino (Pso)
Switzerland - alps
Thusis, Foss
Lautaret (Col du) 2057
France - alps
Bourg d'Oisans, Briancon
Staller Sattel aka Stalle (Pso) 2052 paved Austria/Italy - Osttirol - alps - Defereggengebirge St Jakob iD, Valdoara Olang
Sestriere (Colle) 2033 paved Italy - alps Claviere, Pinerolo
Kuehtaisattel 2017

Oetz, Zirl
Wuerzjoch 2004
Italy - Suedtirol - dolomites
Brixen, Klausen, Bruneck
Sarenne (Col de) 1999 unpaved France - Alps Bourg d'Oisans, Alp d'Huez
Larche Col du aka (Colle della Maddalena) 1997 paved Italy/France - Ligurian Alps/ Maritime Alps Jausier
Madeleine (Col de la) 1993 paved France - Alps La Chambre, Bonneval
Village du Loop - Longchamp s(u) 1901 unpaved France - Alps La Chambre, Longchamp
Jochgrimm aka Oclini (Pso)
double track trail Italy - Suedtirol/Trento - dolomites
Roselend (Cormet de) 1968 paved France - Alps Bourg St Maurice, Beaufort
Glandon (Col du) 1924 paved France - Alps - Chne de Belledonne Allemont, S Etienne de Cuines
San Pellegrino (Pso di) 1918
Italy - dolomites
Campolongo (Pso di) 1875
Italy - dolomites
Corvara, Araba
Tende (Col de) aka Tenda (Colle di) 1870 unpaved France/Italy - Maritime Alps/ Ligurian Alps Tende
Hahntennjoch 1894 paved Austria - Lechtaler Alps Imst, Elmen
Montgenevre (Colle) 1850 paved Italy - alps Montgenevre, Susa
Tremalzo (Passo) 1840 unpaved Italy - Alps Molina di Ledro
Hochalmsattel 1790 double track trail Austria - alps - Karwendelgebirge Scharnitz, Hinterriss(Ge)
Italy - Suedtirol - Alps
Sankt Vigil
aka Nigra (Pso)
1774(1688) paved
Italy - Suedtirol - dolomites
Echelle (Col de l') 1762 paved France - alps Bardonecchia, Briancon
Furkajoch 1761
Austria - Vorarlberg - Alps
Rankweil, Au
Karerpass 1752 paved Italy - Suedtirol/Trento - dolomites Bozen
Pre (montee du Col de Pre) 1748(1703) paved France - Haute Savoi Alps Areches, Beaufort
Monte Varagna s(u) 1710 trail Italy - Trentino Alps Riva del Garda, Bretonico
Solude (Col de) 1680 unpaved France - Alps Bourg d'Oisans, Villard Notre Dame
Hochtannbergpass 1660 (1690)
Austria - Algauer Alps/ Lechtaler Alps Steg, Schrecken
Noyer (Col de) 1664 paved France - Alps Bourg d'Oisans, Vallbonais
Maniva (Passo) 1664 paved Italy - Alps Lodrone, Collio
Mollard (Col du) 1638 paved France - Alps - Seybelles St Jean de Maurienne, le Mollard
Kreuzbergpass 1636
Italy - Suedtirol/Belluno - dolomites
Innichen, S Stefano
Saises (Col des) 1633 paved France - Savoi Alps les Saises
SP3 Monte Baldo s(u) 1620 paved Italy - Alps Bretonico
Vrsic 1611 paved Slovenina - Julian Alps Bovec, Kranjska Gora
Turini (Col de) 1607 paved France - maritime Alps Sospel
Duran (Pso di) 1601 paved Italy - dolomites Agordo
Arpettaz (Col de l') 1581 paved France - Alps Ugine
Moissiere (Col de) 1573 paved France - Haute Provence Alps Moissiere, Chorges
Cason di Lanza (Pso del) 1567
narrow paved
Italy - Carniche alps
Pontebba, Paularo
Telegraphe (Col du) 1566 paved France - Alps St Michel Maurienne
D211B Villard Reculas s(u) 1538 paved France - Sauvenne Alps Bourg d'Oisans, Villard Reculas
Chaussy (Col de) 1532 paved France - Alps La Chambre, St Jean Maurienne
Kartischer Sattel 1526
Austria - Osttirol Sillian, Koetschach-Mauthen
aka Palade (Pso)
Italy - Suedtirol/Trento
Meran, Fondo
Luens (Col de) 1504 paved France - Haute Provence Alps Castellane
D42 Belvedere du Mont du Chat s(u) 1504 paved France - Rhone Alps Chambery
Saint Martin (Col) 1500 paved France - Maritime Alps St Martin Vesubie, Valdeblore
Aravis (Col des) 1498 paved France - Savoi Alps Flumet, la Clusaz
Croix Fry (Col de la) 1477 paved France - Savoi Alps Thones, la Clusaz
Festre (Col du) 1442 paved France - Alps Veynes, S. Didier
Cucheron (Col du) 1140 paved France - Chartreuse Chambery
San Zeno (Colle di) 1434 paved Italy - Alps Lovero, Anfo
Coq (Col de) 1434 paved France - Chartreuse Grenoble
Bleine (Col de) 1439 paved France - Maritime Alps St Auban
SP212 Moncenisio s(u) 1420 paved Italy - Alps Susa
Ajon (Col d') 1411 unpaved France - Savoi Alps
Cornille (Col de) 1387 paved France - Maritime Alps Caille, Andon
Brenner Pass 1375 paved Austria/Italy - alps Innsbruck, Sterzing
Ornon (Col d') 1373 paved France - alps La Paute, Entraiques
Morte (Col de la) 1368 paved France - alps la Morte
Barnabe (Col de St) 1365 paved France - Haute Provence Alps Castellane
Ploeckenpass aka Monte Croce Camelico (Pso) 1365
paved Italy/Austria - Carniche alps Koetschach-Mauthen, Tolmelzzo
aka Mendola (Pso)
Italy - Suedtirol/Trento
Lindar (Col du) 1350 unpaved France - Savoi Alps Montmelian
Pitons (Col de) 1335 paved France - Mont Saleve
Porte (Col de) 1326 paved France - Chartreuse Grenoble
Cretes (Route des) s(u) 1314 paved France - Haute Provence Alps la Pallud sur Verdun
Dreznica - Kal Karitnica summit(u) 1305
trail with portage Slovenia - Julian Alps
Kobarid, Bovec
Pontis (Col de) 1301 paved France - Haute Provence Alps Pontis, (Lac de Serre Poncon)
Mont Saleve Northern Summit s(u) 1275 paved France - Mont Saleve
Bordala (Pso) 1253 paved Italy - Alps Rovereto - Lopio
Orme (Col de l') s(u) 1250 paved Frnace - Maritime Alps Luceram
Castellaras (Col) 1248 paved France - Maritime Alps Greolieres, Andon
Bas (Col) 1199 paved France - Maritime Alps Caille, Andon
Buis (Col du) 1199 paved France - Haute Provence Alps Brianconette
Malissol (Col de) 1153 paved France - alps la Mure
Ammersattel 1118
Austria/Germany - Alps - Ammergebirge Reutte, Oberammergau
Illoire (Col d') s(u) 1188 paved France - Haute Var Alps Aiglunes
Grand Cucheron (Col de) 1183 paved France - Savoi Alps Aiguebelle
D-2 Clues de Greolieres/ Plan du Peyron(sh) 1182
France - Maritime Alps
C3 La Plagne s(u) 1175 paved France - Alps foothills
Plainpalais (Col de) 1174 paved France - Savoi Alps Chambery
Cluse (Col de la) 1170 paved France - Chartreuse Chambery
Santa Barbara 1165 paved Italy - Alps Arco, Loppio
Arces (Col d') 1164 paved France - Alps foothills
Forclaz (Col de la) 1157 paved France - Savoi Alps
Trebuches (Col de) 1143 paved France - Haute Provence Alps Entrevaux
Pres (Col des) 1134 paved France - Savoi Alps Chambery
Granier (Col du) 1134 paved France - Chartreuse Chambery
Langan (Colle di) 1130 paved Italy - Ligurian Alps Molina de Triora
Cou (Col de) 1116 paved France - Alps foothills
D236 La Houile (sh) 1100 paved France - Alps foothills
Cheminn Stategique des Banquettes s(u) 1090 unpaved France - Maritime Alps Menton
Lius (Forcella di) 1075 paved Italy - Carniche Alps Paularo, Paluzza
Saint Leger (Col) 1070 unpaved France - Maritime Alps St Leger, Puget-Theniers
Porte (Col de la) 1068 paved France - Maritime Alps Luceram, Lantosque
Marcieu (Col de) 1060 paved France - Chartreuse Goncelin
Braus (Col de) 1002 paved France - Maritime Alps Sospel
Saint Roche (Col de) 990 paved France - Maritime Alps Luceram, Coroaze
D17 - D427 Rourebel(sh) 987 paved France - Maritime Alps Rourebel
Vence (Col de) 983 paved France - Martime Alps Vence, l'Escarene
D71 Le Petit St-Maimes s(u) 975 paved France - Haute Provence Alps Trigance
Savel (Col du) 974 paved France - Maritime Alps Nice
Marocaz (Col de) 968 paved France - Savoi Alps Montmelian
Epine (Col de l') 965 (947) paved France - Savoi Alps Marlens, Serraval
Perret (Col de) 963 paved France - Alp foothills
D71 Tunnel du Fayet s(u) 961 paved France - Haute Provence Alps Aiglunes
Tamie (Colle) 960 paved France - Savoi Alps Albertville, Faverges
Egaux (Col des) 958 paved France - Chartreuse Chambery
Frene (Col du) 950 paved France - Savoi Alps Montmelian
Saxel (Co de) 943 paved France - Alp foothills
Achenpass 941 paved Germany - Alp foothills Glashuette
Felines (Col de) 930 paved France - Haute Provence Alps Entrevaux
Madone (Col de) 927 paved France - Martime Alps Ste Agnes
Plateau des Bornes s(u) 920 paved France - Alp foothills
D32 Utelle s(u) 878 paved France - Maritime Alps Utelle
Forclaz (Col del la) 870 paved France - Savoi Alps Queige, Ugine
San Osvaldo (Pso di) 827 paved Italy - dolomites Longarone
Ampolo 747 paved Italy - Alps Riva del Garda, Storo
Banquettes (Col de) 741 paved France - Martime Alps Ste Agnes
Pacrace (Col de) 670 paved France - Maritime Alps Nice
Chemin de la Greo: Berre les Alps s(u) 670 paved France - Maritime Alps Nice
Couz (Col de) 636 paved France - Chatreuse Chambery
D1 Bouyon(sh) 634 paved France - Maritime Alps
Castillon (Col du) 628 paved France - Maritime Alps Menton
Chateauneuf (Col de) 628 paved France - Maritime Alps
D207 Aiguebelle - St Pierre d A.(sh) 600 paved France - Alps Aiguebelle
D215-615 Berre-les-Alpes 595 paved France - Maritime Alps Berre les Alps
D32 La Tour 595 paved France - Maritime Alps Tournefort
Vrsno summit(u) 590
Slovenia - Julian Alps
Kobarid, Tolmin
Cochette (Col de) 587 paved France - Savoi Alps Montraillant
D-19 Levens(sh) 540 paved France - Maritime Alps Levens
D719 Aspremont s(u) 530 paved France - Maritime Alps
D26 Tournefort s(u) 520 paved France - Maritime Alps Tournefort
Eze (Col d') 507 paved France - Maritme Alps Eze, Nice, Menton
Nice (Col de) 419 paved France - Maritime Alps Nice
Moyenne Corniche(sh) 371 paved France - Maritime Alps
D1-D2209 Carros Village(sh) 339 paved France - Maritime Alps
Quatre Chemins (Col de) 327
France - Maritime Alps