Saint Bernard Pass


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Related to Saint Bernard Pass: Little St Bernard Pass

Saint Bernard Pass

either of two passes over the Alps: the Great St Bernard Pass 2472 m (8110 ft.) high, east of Mont Blanc between Italy and Switzerland, or the Little St Bernard Pass 2157 m (7077 ft.) high, south of Mont Blanc between Italy and France
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Though the Great Saint Bernard Pass might seem cut off from the world, especially when the clouds and snow move in again, and the familiar figures of the roofers have come down at the end of the day, the roads all crossed here: Neolithic, Celtic, Roman, medieval, Napoleonic.
When the rain closes in again, we drive down into Switzerland, following the descent of the Roman road from the Great Saint Bernard Pass to the nearest village, Bourg St.-Pierre.