Valparola Pass

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Valparola Pass
Valparola Pass
Elevation2,168 m (7,113 ft)
LocationBelluno, Italy
Coordinates46°32′36″N 11°58′25″E / 46.5433°N 11.9736°E / 46.5433; 11.9736Coordinates: 46°32′36″N 11°58′25″E / 46.5433°N 11.9736°E / 46.5433; 11.9736
Valparola Pass is located in Alps
Valparola Pass
Valparola Pass
Location of Valparola Pass

The Valparola Pass (Italian: Passo di Valparola) (el. 2168 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Dolomites in the province of Belluno in Italy.

The pass lies a little west of Falzarego Pass.

Before World War I, there was only a trail over the pass, but the area was heavily contended during the war. A remaining fort has been made into a museum.

The pass is the divide between the watersheds of the Adige, which flows west into the Adriatic Sea and the Piave, which flows east.

Maratona dles Dolomites[edit]

The Valparola Pass is the last of seven Dolomites mountain passes riders cross in the annual Maratona dles Dolomites single-day bicycle race.

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