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Riviera

Mountainbiking · Bellinzona and Valleys
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A bike tour suitable for families or beginners to the Benedictine monastery of S. Maria Assunta.

moderate
Distance 39.4 km
3:30 h
585 m
585 m
660 m
226 m


This tour, however, is even better suited for those who want to try something new, because the two short descents require a certain willingness for more daring stretches. If you don't like this, take the second descent along the ascent.

Author’s recommendation

From the monastery you have a wonderful view of the Riviera Valley and the entire Bellinzona region.

Difficulty
S1 moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
660 m
Lowest point
226 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 32.59%Dirt road 0.20%Forested/wild trail 34.36%Path 14.01%Road 18.56%Unknown 0.24%
Asphalt
12.8 km
Dirt road
0.1 km
Forested/wild trail
13.5 km
Path
5.5 km
Road
7.3 km
Unknown
0.1 km
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Safety information

The tour should not be undertaken in uncertain weather conditions. Weather changes in the mountains are frequent. If a rain front or similar is approaching during the tour, you should turn back in good time.

Start

Bellinzona, railway station (239 m)
Coordinates:
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2'722'763E 1'117'230N
DD
46.195333, 9.029001
DMS
46°11'43.2"N 9°01'44.4"E
UTM
32T 502237 5115751
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Destination

Bellinzona, railway station

Turn-by-turn directions

Bellinzona - Arbedo - Statione Osogna - Monastery of S. Maria Assunta - Bellinzona

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train to Bellinzona railway station

Parking

Free parking spaces at the station

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'722'763E 1'117'230N
DD
46.195333, 9.029001
DMS
46°11'43.2"N 9°01'44.4"E
UTM
32T 502237 5115751
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

MTB, helmet, possibly gloves, good shoes, glasses, rain and sun protection, water bottle, repair kit, first aid kit

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Difficulty
S1 moderate
Distance
39.4 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
585 m
Descent
585 m
Highest point
660 m
Lowest point
226 m
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