Mountain biking trails in Lugano

Ticino, Switzerland

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Lugano. 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 Lugano

Blick auf Lago Maggiore, mit Luino auf der linken Seeseite
Mountainbiking · Ticino
Monte Lema Trail 2 S2
recommended route Difficulty S2 moderate
1
8.7 km
0:55 h
96 m
967 m
Short but flowing. This tour offers pure riding pleasure, beautiful views, crisp turns on challenging terrain. 
Mto. della Croce
Mountainbiking · Lugano Region
From Tesserete via Mto. della Croce into Val Capriasca
Premium content Difficulty S2 moderate
3
19.6 km
4:00 h
950 m
950 m
A crisp short trip up the mountain of choice for mountain bikers. At the large iron cross below Monte Bar, the tour branches off onto a magnificent single trail - a highlight for single trail lovers.
Bildstock mit Brunnen am Mto. della Croce
Mountainbiking · Lugano Region
From Tesserete to Monte Bar
Premium content Difficulty moderate
3
30.9 km
5:00 h
1,220 m
1,220 m
A mountain bike tour of the very best is the classic to Monte Bar in the hinterland of Lugano. A beautiful ascent on a pleasant asphalt road, a hut to stop at with a dream panorama and a super single trail for the descent - what more could you want?
Monte Lema - Benutze den Wanderweg hinunter zur Hütte, nicht den Weg der Links am Restaurant vorbei führt
Mountainbiking · Ticino
Monte Lema II
recommended route Difficulty S2 moderate
1
20 km
2:20 h
286 m
286 m
Mountain bike experience in the sunshine room of Switzerland! Varied, challenging, medium-difficulty tour off the beaten track through idyllic mixed and birch forests on the tranquil Monte Lema.
Halbinsel Ceresio
Mountainbiking · Lugano Region
Round trip from Lugano over the Ceresio peninsula
Premium content Difficulty moderate
1
33.5 km
4:00 h
803 m
803 m
This mountain bike tour takes us from Lugano to the Ceresio headland to the southwest. The green, wooded peninsula is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Ticino.
Mountainbiking · Lugano Region
Traversa Infinita
recommended route Difficulty S2 moderate
1
22.3 km
3:23 h
568 m
1,817 m
A short climb with a long gradual singletrail descent. Definitely worth the effort. 
The view to Lago Lugano shortly after leaving Tesserete
Mountainbiking · Lugano Region
Val Colla
recommended route Difficulty S2 difficult
1
42.8 km
8:38 h
1,790 m
1,811 m
This is a physically and at times technically challenging tour with some beautiful views over the Ticinese countryside. 
Mountainbiking · Ticino
Capanna Monte Bar
recommended route Difficulty S2 difficult
2
53 km
6:15 h
1,746 m
1,746 m
Schöne und abwechslungsreiche Mountainbiketour bei Lugano.
Mountainbike-tour im Tessin: Von Lugano zur Alpe Bolla
Mountainbiking · Lugano Region
From Lugano to Alpe Bolla
Premium content Difficulty S2 moderate
26.6 km
3:00 h
979 m
980 m
This mountain bike tour takes you from Lugano via Bre sobre Lugano to Alpe Bolla. An initially flowing, later technically demanding single trail rounds off the tour.
Oberhalb Tesserete, Blick Richtung Lago d'Origlio
Mountainbiking · Lugano Region
TI - Vom Laghetto d'Origlio zum Gola di Lago
recommended route Difficulty S1 moderate
1
27.5 km
3:16 h
924 m
907 m
Landschaftlich schöne und abwechslungsreiche MTB Tour. Mit einigen meist einfach zu fahrenden Singletrailabfahrten und Steigstrecken auf ruhigen Teerstrassen (die letzten 2Km 12 bis 17%!).
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Vicania Bike Nr. 351 by René
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When did you do this route? June 12, 2022
Photo: René Stump, Community
Capanna Monte Bar by Friedrich
October 04, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 02, 2022
Monte Lema I by Friedrich
October 04, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 01, 2022
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