Futa Pass

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Roman road through Futa Pass.

The Futa Pass or La Futa Pass[1] (Italian: Passo della Futa) is a pass in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, at an elevation of 903 m (2,963 ft). It is located in the comune of Firenzuola, in the province of Florence. It separated the valleys of Mugello and of the Santerno River.

It is crossed by the Regional Road 65 (strada della Futa) which connects Florence to Bologna. During World War II it was part of the Gothic Line. A German military cemetery was created nearby in the 1950s.


  1. ^ "Apennines". Merriam-Webster's geographical dictionary..


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Coordinates: 44°05′37″N 11°16′42″E / 44.0935°N 11.2782°E / 44.0935; 11.2782