PASSO VALLES | DOLOMITES
Passo Valles sits at 2032 meters a.s.l. and links Falcade with Passo Rolle, and the roads to Predazzo and Passo S. Pellegrino. Passo Valles markes the boundary line between the Veneto Region and Trentino Alto Adige Region, once the boundary between the Austrian-Hungerina Empire and Kingdom of Italy.
The road over the pass was built during the First World War (The Great War) inorder to move supplies to the Marmolada Mountain Group fortifications. Today the pass is a popular destination for hikers wishing to explore the Pale di San Martino Mountain Group. For those bike touring the Italian Dolomites this is a great transistion route to move from the Fiemme Valley to reach Passo Ceredo and the southern portions of the Italian Dolomites, or to ride north from S. Martino di Castrozza to reach Alleghe and the 4 passes Passo Pordoi, Passo Sella, Passo Gardena, and Passo Campolongo. Passo Valles is also a good transition from the bike path in Predazzo to Alleghe over to Passo Giau.
Passo Valles is located along the Alta Vie Dolomites 2 hiking trail. For hikers this is a great start point to several great trails, also mountian bikers will find plenty of routes starting in the pass. You have a great view of the Pale di San Martino Mountain Group from the pass and there are plenty of small hotels and refugios to stay at in the pass.