The Alpine borders between Italy and France are lined with forts and high altitude military…
Doreen and I drove to Torino (Turin) last weekend. Lots of fun, nice museums, gelato…
A fairly magical route climbing both the French and Italian sides of Col du Mont Cenis, as well as a brilliant detour up to the Col du Petit Mont Cenis.
From Geneva, it’s only a 90 minute drive (including a dash through the Mont Blanc tunnel) to Morgex, Italy and the base of these two fantastic climbs.
Cycling up Mortirolo: One of the steepest climbs regularly raced up – appearing 10 times in the Giro since 1990 – always from this side starting in Mazzo.
There are three ways to cycle up Stelvio. The north-east side is the most famous. Today, I explored the other two ways.