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Cycling holidays: Ticino Highlights - Nord-Sud-Route


The North-South Route leads through the large scenic Swiss regions of the Jura, Mittelland, Central Switzerland and over the Alps to the south in Ticino. It follows many historically and culturally significant traffic routes and visits many places of interest from Basel to Chiasso. The whole trail is 365 km long, about which 30km are not paved, and the elevation difference is 3600 m. 

The itinerary can be booked online at the following website: www.eurotrek.ch

The stages in Ticino:

Day 1: Arrival in Airolo / Airolo - Biasca
Details: ca. 40 km, uphill 145 m, downhill 1‘025 m

Day 2: Biasca - Bellinzona
Details: ca. 25 km, uphill 75 m, downhill 135 m

Day 3: Bellinzona - Locarno 
Details: ca. 25 km, uphill 90 m, downhill 120 m

Day 4: Locarno - Mendrisio
Details: ca. 45 km, uphill 335 m, downhill 450 m

Day 5: Mendrisio - Lugano / Departure
Details: ca. 30 km, uphill 275 m, downhill 295 m


  • 4 nights with breakfast
  • Daily luggages transfer
  • Bike transfer from Locarno to Rivera-Bironico
  • One set of detailed travel documents (maps, route description, places of interest, telephone numbers) 
  • Entrance to the castles of Bellinzona
  • Personal tour information
  • Carefully elaborated route
  • Service hotline