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Timmelsjoch high alpine road

Otztal Str, Obergurgl, Austria
+43 512 581970
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what a climb

there really is only one way to tackle this - from the south. brilliant views, the obligatory... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
The secret alp passage

The Timmelsjoch / passo Rombo high alpine road offers a series of magnificent views and a nice spot... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Odense, Denmark
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“great road” (3 reviews)
“great scenery” (2 reviews)
Otztal Str, Obergurgl, Austria
+43 512 581970
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there really is only one way to tackle this - from the south. brilliant views, the obligatory switchbacks then a softer return to civilisation as you drop into the Otztal.

Thank AndiPayne
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The Timmelsjoch / passo Rombo high alpine road offers a series of magnificent views and a nice spot for a break on the top / border between Austria and Italy. The pass is sometime called the secret passage because it is much less used and...More

Thank Obak81
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Just nip up on the free bus with your hotel lift pass and see the mountains and the views in to Italy.

Thank BAZ T
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This was a beautiful road not to be missed if you are in the area. Scenery is stunning and every motoring enthusiast, motor cyclist and cyclist is eager to do this road. We paid the toll of E16 to cross over into Austria from Italy...More

Thank Kokkelol
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This was just a great experience (also due to the sunny weather). Starting from the touristic village of Sölden I climbed through Zwieselstein, to get to the foot of the climb to Hochgurgl. This is already quite an intense climb. Once I reached the toll-port...More

Thank Danny W
Reviewed 23 April 2017

If you love to drive mountain passes then should drive on this pass as well. Road is great with amazing views. Even the road to reach the toll plaza (coming from Austrian side) is ery entertaining. At the toll plaza there is a Motorbike museum,...More

Thank Qamer_Zia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

In October, we drove over the mountain pass (aka Passo del Rombo in Italian), which was still open. Because of the dense fog it was a thrilling ride and unfortunately sometimes limited the view to just a few meters. Still it was a beautiful experience!

1  Thank edgar_was_here
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Passage from Austria to Italy. High in the mountains with spectacular views and nice works of art. A little expensive maybe: 16 euro for a car (single trip)

3  Thank GAELLE E
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

As you would imagine views are fantastic. Easy to get to from Solden where we stayed we were on our way to Italy. Summit a bit hap hazard with some off the wall sculptures. Very good exhibition on the building of the road. Ate the...More

Thank simonor11
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you ever drive to Italy from Austria or vice versa don't cheat yourself for this trip through the Timmelsjoch pass via via Ötztal. Narrow roads and some really amazing views - bring lunch and stop somewhere and enjoy it and the views. Do remember...More

1  Thank msi911
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