Visit Pordoi Pass
Located between the Sella group and the Marmolada is the alluring Pordoi Pass. The road that crosses the pass is the highest surfaced road on any pass in the Dolomites and it connects Arabba in the Livinallongo Valley with Canazei in the Valle di Fassa. The Pordoi Pass has a long, rich history, including its role in several WWI battles and the contributions it has made to the sporting world. In fact, Pordoi Pass is home to the monument dedicated to cyclist Fausto Coppi which commemorates the world famous Giro d'Italia tour.
There’s plenty to do in Pordoi Pass, including hikes along a variety of routes like the Viel dal Pan, the ancient road once used by bread traders on their treks between Veneto and Trentino. Climbing the many available routes equipped with cables is also a popular activity in this pass. These cable ways allow you to reach the fantastic Boé group and quickly climb to and altitude of 2,950 m, from which you’ll enjoy breathtaking 360° panoramas. Mountain biking is also a popular sport in the Pordoi Pass. During the winter there is ample skiing with easy access to Belvedere, Arabba and, of course, the Sellaronda.