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Colle di Sampeyre is a mountain pass in the province of Cuneo in the Cottian Alps. It connects the Varaita valley and the Maira valley.[1]

Colle di Sampeyre
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Colle di Sampeyre
Elevation2284 m
LocationProvince of Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
RangeCottian Alps
Coordinates44°33′4″N 7°7′8″E / 44.55111°N 7.11889°E / 44.55111; 7.11889Coordinates: 44°33′4″N 7°7′8″E / 44.55111°N 7.11889°E / 44.55111; 7.11889
Colle di Sampeyre is located in Alps
Colle di Sampeyre
Colle di Sampeyre
Location of Colle di Sampeyre Pass in the Alps.

The Colle di Sampeyre can be climbed from Stroppo, Sampeyre and Elva. It has been featured in the Giro d'Italia twice, in 1995 and 2003.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b Alberto Ferraris; Ivano Vinai (2003). Passi e valli in bicicletta. Piemonte. Ediciclo Editore. pp. 54–61. ISBN 978-88-85318-81-6. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  2. ^ 86th Giro d'Italia - Grand Tour. Stage 18 - May 29: Santuorio Vico-Chianale, 175 km - cyclingnews.com

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