Mountain biking trails in Ascona-Locarno

Ticino, Switzerland

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Ascona-Locarno. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful mountain biking trails.
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The 10 Most Beautiful mountain biking trails in Ascona-Locarno

Mountainbiking · Ascona-Locarno
From Ascona via Rasa into Centovalli
Premium content Difficulty S2 difficult
41 km
5:00 h
1,523 m
1,523 m
This technically very demanding circular tour leads from Ascona to the mountain village of Rasa. Through Centovalli via Palagnedra to Intragna and back to Ascona.
Abfahrt Cimetta
Mountainbiking · Ascona-Locarno
From Locarno to the Cimetta
Premium content Difficulty S2 moderate
28 km
4:15 h
1,540 m
1,540 m
This beautiful mountain bike tour takes us up Locarno's local mountain, the 1671 m high Cimetta. Flowing single trails through birch forests and the technically challenging downhill to Contra round off the tour.
Between Monti and Termine
Mountainbiking · Ascona-Locarno
recommended route Difficulty S2 difficult
35.5 km
5:58 h
800 m
1,200 m
This is a tour for complete mountain bikers who like technical climbs and descents. The climb from Rasa to Casone is quite technical and physical. Only the fittest and technically good riders will ride the whole climb. The descent back to Losone is a good mix of Ticinese flow and Tech. 
Aussichtsfelsen mit Blick auf Lago Maggiore
Mountainbiking · Ascona-Locarno
Locarno to Golino
Premium content Difficulty easy
20.4 km
2:01 h
243 m
243 m
A leisurely loop from Locarno to Intragna via Golino and back. The tour leads past inviting places on the Maggia and Melezza rivers. After the only ascent, from Golino in the direction of Arcegno, a viewing rock awaits as a highlight, where it is worth stopping for a while.
Mountainbiking · Val Verzasca
Alta Verzasca Bike (SwitzerlandMobility 399)
recommended route Difficulty S0 easy
8.7 km
1:20 h
280 m
110 m
The fairly flat track leads through the upper part of the Verzasca Valley with the starting point in Brione Verzasca and arrival at Sonogno, both typical mountain villages, with a rich history and immersed in nature.
Aussichtspunkt bei Monti di Motti
Mountainbiking · Ascona-Locarno
Tenero - Monti di Motti - Tenero
recommended route Difficulty S4 difficult
25.6 km
4:01 h
1,041 m
1,041 m
Aussichtsreiche Tour mit Blick über den Lago Maggiore und schwieriger Abfahrt.
Lugano Bike Nr.66
Mountainbiking · Lugano
Lugano Bike — Nr. 66
recommended route Difficulty S2 difficult closed
121.2 km
18:05 h
4,053 m
4,646 m
One of the most attractive trails in the Ticino winds its way as a high trail around the Val Colla above Lugano and leads through the imposing Monte Tamaro to the hilly forest of Malcantone. A fantastic tour with spectacular panoramic views. 4 stages.
Lugano Bike Nr.66
Mountainbiking · Lugano Region
Lugano Bike Nr. 66 - Stage 3 - Rivera - Miglieglia
recommended route Difficulty S2 difficult
39.2 km
7:05 h
1,719 m
1,472 m
Take the aerial cableway up M. Tamaro and save energy. From the summit an unpaved road and a single trail in the middle of forest, followed by an unpaved road. Arosio-Miglieglia on a single trail in the typical rolling hills of Malcantone. Don't miss the ascent to M. Lema!
Mountainbiking · Lago Maggiore
Cardada Bike (SwitzerlandMobility 397)
recommended route Difficulty S1 difficult
30.7 km
5:30 h
1,425 m
1,425 m
Adventurous circuit route in the surroundings of Cardada and Val Resa with start and finish in Locarno.
Orrido Ponte Brolla
Mountainbiking · Ticino
Valle Maggia
recommended route Difficulty S2 difficult
37.1 km
3:30 h
660 m
660 m
The tour is very varied in terms of riding technique and scenery.
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