Mountain biking trails in Ticino

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

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 closed
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.
Rasa
Mountainbiking · Ascona-Locarno
From Ascona via Rasa into Centovalli
Premium content Difficulty S2 difficult
4
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
1
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.
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. 
Between Monti and Termine
Mountainbiking · Ascona-Locarno
Rasa
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. 
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Vicania Bike Nr. 351 by René
December 04, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? June 12, 2022
Photo: René Stump, Community
KtTI Locarno | Corona di Pinz | Dartore | Locarno by Beat
November 18, 2022 · Community
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Photo: Beat Dellenbach, Community
Photo: Beat Dellenbach, Community
Losone - Spruga by Enrico
October 25, 2022 · Community
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