Col de Tende Road Tunnel
Portal on Italian side
|Official name||Tunnel routier du col de Tende (in French)|
Traforo stradale del Colle di Tenda (in Italian)
|Location||Col de Tende, France/Italy|
|Highest elevation||1321 m (French side)|
|Lowest elevation||1280 m (Italian side)|
|Location of the Col de Tende Road Tunnel|
Col de Tende Road Tunnel is a 3182 metre long road tunnel running under Col de Tende between France and Italy. It was inaugurated in 1882 and it was until 1964 the longest road tunnel in the Alps. At its opening time it was the world's longest road tunnel. Altitude on the French side: 1,280 m; Italian side: 1,321 m.
Since November 2020, the tunnel has been abandoned following land slides and damage by Storm Alex.
(From France,, to Italy, )
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