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Malcantone Bike

This tour offers a chance to explore the green hills and mountains of Malcantone: an encounter with nature that allows you to observe different ecosystems and their development.

From Ponte Tresa, the Malcantone Bike ride passes through the hillside woodlands of Malcantone. The Museo del Malcantone in Curio presents fascinating facts about the region's culture and history. From there, the route continues towards Mount Lema. It's well worth making a detour from Miglieglia to Mount Lema on the cable car to enjoy the magnificent view.

From Miglieglia, the route continues at the foot of Mount Lema to the picturesque village of Astano. The woodland around Mount Lema comprises native and non-native tree species.

Between Miglieglia and Mount Faeta you'll find a number of buildings that provide information about how people once lived, including the woodcutter's museum.

The historic centre of Astano is full of character and well worth a visit. Not far away, you'll find a bathing lake by the same name amid the verdant landscape. The route leads back from Astano via Banco and past Mount Mondini to Ponte Tresa.

Take on the ascent of Mount Mondini and you'll be rewarded with a magnificent view of neighbouring Italy.
DeparturePonte Tresa
ArrivalPonte Tresa
Itinerary features
Typology
Circular
Duration
4H 45
Difficulty
Easy
 
Length
32.69 KM
Unsurfaced
15 KM
Single Trail
1 KM
Wednesday 21 February
MAX 9° / MIN 1°
rainfall 0%
wind light
Weather forecast for the next days

Thu
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Fri
6° 2°

Sat
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Sun
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Mon
4° 1°
Tips

For mountain biking, follow the logo indicated on the red signposts:
Malcantone Bike
no. 354

Tourism Organization Addresses

Ente Turistico del Luganese
Piazzale della Stazione

CH-6900 Lugano
T +41 58 866 66 00 
F +41 58 866 66 09
[email protected]
www.luganoturismo.ch

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