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Forc. Livigno

 

 

 

February 15th 2013

 

 

 

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Picture Collection Forcola di Livigno

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border station at Forcola Livigno - Swiss sideN 46°24´52”  E 010°03´00”

Located approx. 2mls from the summit of the Bernina Pass in the direction Tirano and Poschiavo , you reache this exit to the Forcola di Livigno. We are now facing north to the Swiss border station.

 

Forcola Livigno passN 46°24´52”  E 010°03´00”

After approx. another 2mls further up the road than the previous picture taken in the direction to the pass summit,  we are now facing back towards the Bernina Pass and Swiss border  station. We are about 1,000m away from the Italian border station.

 

 

 

 

 

Forcola Livigno Pass summit with Italian border station

Pass summit with Italian border station as entrance to the Valley of Livigno We can face towards the north.

 

Valley of Livigno

Approx. 1,000m behing the Italian border station with view towards northeast down to the Valley of Livigno.

N 46°24´52”  E 010°03´00”

 

 

N 46°24´52”  E 010°03´00”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forcola Livigno pass road

Shortly after the Swiss border station, the small pass road  coming from the Bernina Pass winds up towards the summit through a narrow and rugged valley and a no man's land. We currently ride towards the east.

 

Forcola Livigno pass road

A few miles further on, right in the middle between the Italian and Swiss border station,  the valley opens and the serpentines lead us through scree.

N 46°24´52”  E 010°03´00”

 

 

N 46°25´47”  E 010°03´09”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forcola Livigno pass road

Same location as the picture before, looking towards the southwest to the Bernina Pass and the Swiss side.

 

Pass summit Forcola Livigno Italian border

We have reached the Italian border to the Zona Franca (tax-free area). After the turnpike the road leads down on the left side of the valley in gentle curves down into the Valley of Livigno.

N 46°25´47”  E 010°03´09”

 

 

N 46°26´29”  E 010°03´22”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Valley of Livigno

We are now down in the Valley on the road to Livigno center, which can be spotted already in the background.

 

 

 

N 46°30´04”  E 010°07´03”

 

 

 

 

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