Veloce Experience | Quality Bike Rentals in Europe - Cycling and Emotional Tours: The list of best climbs and cycling routes on Lake Maggiore between Italy and Switzerland.

The list of best climbs and cycling routes on Lake Maggiore between Italy and Switzerland.

Lake Maggiore is a large lake located on the south side of the AlpsIt is the second largest lake in Italy and the largest in southern Switzerland.

The lake and its shoreline are divided between the Italian regions of Piedmont and Lombardy and the Swiss canton of Ticino.

Located halfway between Lake Orta and Lake Lugano, Lake Maggiore extends for about 65 kilometres (40 miles) between Locarno and Arona.

The climate is mild in both summer and winter, producing Mediterranean vegetation, with many gardens growing rare and exotic plants. Well-known gardens include those of the Borromean and Brissago Islands, that of the Villa Taranto in Verbania, and the Alpinia Botanical Garden above Stresa.

This lake is one of most stunning places preferred by our customers to enjoy cycling in Milan area, North Italy using our customized bike rental service delivered at accommodations, all around the lake, all year round. 

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Veloce customers ready to enjoy cycling on Lake Maggiore

Around the lake Maggiore (on Switzerland and Italian sides) and Lake Lugano you can find several epic climbs you can enjoy by our bicycle rentals: 

  • PASSO FORCORA CLIMB from Maccagno village via Lake Delio: 13,5 km – 8.4 mi, avg. 7.4%, max. 12%
  • MONTE SETTE TERMINI CLIMB from Grantola: 10.5 km – 6.5 mi, avg. 6%, max. 10%
  • LAKE NARET CLIMB from Bignasco village : 31.2 km – 19.3 mi, avg. 6%, max. 14%
  • ALPE NEGGIA CLIMB from Maccagno or from Vira Gambarogno villages on Lake Maggiore. Alpe Neggia climb from Maccagno: 21.8 km – 13.5 mi, avg. 6.4%, max. 11%. Alpe Neggia climb from Vira Gambarogno: 12.6 km – 7.8 mi, avg. 9.5%, max. 12%
  • PASSO SAN MICHELE CLIMB from Grantola or from Casalzuigno villages : Passo San Michele from Grantola via Mesenzana: 8.5 km – 5.3 mi, avg. 8%, max. 13% or from Casalzuigno: 8.9 km – 5.5 mi, avg. 7%, max. 10%
  • MONTE SIGHIGNOLA CLIMB from Maroggia village on Lake Lugano: 16 km – 9.9 mi, avg. 6.5, max. 14%
  • MONTE CAMPO DEI FIORI CLIMB from Sant'Ambrogio di Varese village: 8.6 km – 5.3 mi, avg. 8%, max. 13%
  • PASSO CUVIGNONE CLIMB from Cittiglio 9.5 km – 7.2 mi, avg. 8.5%, max. 12%
  • MONTE OLOGNO CLIMB from Cannero village on Lake Maggiore: 10.4 km – 6.5 mi, avg. 9, max. 13% 
  • MONTE SAN MARTINO IN CULMINE CLIMB from Cuveglio village : 10.2 km – 6.3 mi, avg. 8%, max. 11%

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Veloce customers enjoy cycling on Lake Maggiore, Italy


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