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Great St. Bernard Pass (Col Du Grand St. Bernard)

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Amazing Mountain Views

In less than 1 hour drive from Aosta, Italy you can reach this amazing point 2,500m above the sea level. Be careful not to enter the tunnel which goes through the mountains. At... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

In less than 1 hour drive from Aosta, Italy you can reach this amazing point 2,500m above the sea level. Be careful not to enter the tunnel which goes through the mountains. At the pass you can park at the Italian or Swiss side and make a short or long hike around the lake or in the mountains. Amazing views... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing to say other than this is a wonderful experience (particularly if you avoid my error of going into the main Swiss /Italian Grt-St-B tunnel!) taking you into a wonder world that has to be seen to be believed.

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New Holstein, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is one of those must see places and you should view it like a local. Rent a car, pack a lunch and take one of the back roads to the top of the pass. When you get there find a spot, unpack the car and lunch, and just sit back and enjoy the view. It is one of the... More 

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Thank gary19452016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Le Grand St Bernard is AMAZING!! We have been many times and I cannot find any words with enough wow factor to describe this place. It needs to be seen as photos don't do it enough justice. 😮😮😮 We spent the whole day here just exploring, picnicing, walking, photo taking and shopping! Our day started with the drive up from... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This is probably the best drive you can ever take at 2500 meters above sea level. It's a thrilling exercise and recommend a coffee break at the restaurant at the top.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Unfortunately the pass was closed when we were visiting. We did go through the tunnel into italy and back. Stunning scenery beautiful well kept roads

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is one of lifes must do. It is an amazing experience. At the top you can just sit and enjoy a coffee of a beer at the cafe if you are just passing through. BUT you MUST stay here. The monastery with accommodation (hospice) is a must - beauty everywhere you look. The two chapels, the long corridors and... More 

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Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

A great 1.5 hours walk with St. Bernard dogs in this great view. The first 40 minutes are very steep climb and then there are lovely three small lakes for photo op. It is vert cold up in the mountains (it was 6 degrees...) and the walk in in mud and water - good walking shoes are required (we had... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We visited whilst on a day trip from Aosta to Switzerland and found that there was a surprising amount to do and see there. The scenery and views are fantastic and the walk around the lake was very nice. We went to a few of the shops, ate in a restaurant and stopped for a coffee. We also visited the... More 

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Superb views and exciting roads make this a must visit place and you can buy a nice coffee at the top. We had fabulous weather both up and down but sadly the top was in thin cloud but that is just a reason to go back.

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