Malcantone Bike – MTB im Tessin
Mountain Biking Highlight
Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)
Includes a segment in which cycling is forbidden
You will have to dismount and push your bike.
Includes an off-grid segment
Navigation instructions may be limited.
Ticino Turismo planned a Tour.
October 6, 2020
This MTB tour through the green hilly landscape and the mountain world of Malcantone in Ticino lets you immerse yourself in the local nature and its various ecosystems. In addition, in the usual Swiss manner, it gives you overwhelming views of the surrounding peaks of the Alps.The tour starts at the SBB train station in Ponte Tresa and first leads you up and down through Malcantone to Monte Lema. If you want, you can take the cable car from Miglieglia to Monte Lema and enjoy the magnificent view there. From Miglieglia the tour leads at the foot of Monte Lema to the picturesque village of Astano.At Monte Lema you cycle through forests with both native and introduced tree species. In addition to all the nature, this tour also offers a lot for those interested in history: On the way you can visit historical buildings or a lumberjack museum. The center of the village of Astano is also one of the historical sights. In the vicinity of Astano, the lake of the same name offers beautiful bathing opportunities in the midst of the Ticino nature.From Astano you pedal through Banco past Monte Mondini back to Ponte Tresa. During the ascent to Monte Mondini you can enjoy phenomenal views of neighboring Italy as a final highlight.
October 14, 2020