Furkapass
Pass tours Switzerland - Furka Pass

Let's Drive: Furkapass

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The Furka pass is the second highest pass in Switzerland and connects the Urseren valley in the canton of Uri with the district of Goms in the canton of Valais. Only the Nufenen pass is situated higher. The roads of the pass were built between 1863 and 1867 and the width varies from 4.5 to 6 metres. On the Uri side the roads are quite narrow and should be used with caution. Crossing is more difficult for motorists at some points. With a little consideration it is however well feasible. On the Welsh side, the roads are wider and better developed, crossing here is even for coaches well feasible.

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