Bycicle and Mountain Bike
Lake Como can also be dicovered by bicycle. Scenic roads, and alternative routes to those followed by the main traffic and some real cycle paths offer the visitor an alternative way of visiting various parts of the lake.
"Ciclovia dei Laghi" and "Sport and relax in bici" are two cycle tourism projects that cover the area between Lake Como and Lake Maggiore (Provinces of Lecco, Como, Varese, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in Italy, and Canton Ticino in Switzerland). For more information.
The Northern part of the lake offers a large variety of easy bike rides , through the nature reserve of Pian di Spagna. For more information
The mountains around the lake are the kingdom of the mountain bikers, with tracks of different levels of difficulty. Below you can download a guide with 21 mountain bike itineraries, with topographic maps. Many of the routes follow ancient trails once used by sheperds and farmers connecting small rural villages in the valleys and in the mountains that surround the lake. There are also a few simple itineraries suited for the whole family. but most of them are for trained mountain bikers requiring skill and training.
|By Mountain Bike - guide to itineraries around Lake Como||Download PDF 6.86 MB|
|Road Bike - routes around Lake Como and surrounding area||Download PDF 2.72 MB|
|Bike Rental in the Province of Como||Download PDF 248.77 KB|
|Guided Mountain Bike Tours of various levels||Download PDF 114.72 KB|