Passo Costalunga (Vigo di Fassa)

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Vigo di Fassa 1,752m 299m 9.0 km 3.3% 150 ***






Passo Costalunga - Vigo di Fassa - Cycling Profile

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Climb Description

Passo Costalunga from Vigo di Fassa is a short and fairly easy cycling climb which links the Dolomites with the city of Bolzano. This side of the climb is most known for its fine views of the Rosengarten massif.

There are no real difficulties here for cycle tourists, many of whom opt to continue on to Passo Nigra from the top of the Costalunga. This is best included as part of a longer route.

Passo Costalunga is best climbed from May to October.




Roads & Traffic

The road surface is in very good condition throughout.

The road is not particularly busy, but there is some traffic on it; expect to be passed by a car every minute or so on average.




Alternative Routes

Passo Costalunga can also be climbed from the west, starting in Bolzano.





Nearby Climbs


Passo Nigra

Passo delle Erbe

Passo Sella

Passo Pordoi

Passo Fedaia

Passo Campolongo

Passo Gardena






Cycling Holidays

Passo Costalunga is climbed on our Dolomites & Italian Alps holiday, which tackles the iconic cycling ascents of Northern Italy from Zoncolan to Mortirolo.

In the links below you can find out more about this and some of the other tours that we run in high mountains.




Monte Zoncolan
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Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 9 Days
Level: Difficulty Challenging-Hard
Price: €1,630 EUR
Lagos de Covadonga
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 8 Days
Level: Difficulty Challenging-Hard
Price: from €1,130 EUR
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Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 8 Days
Level: Difficulty Challenging-Hard
Price: €1,350 EUR
*Bike Hire Included