Guidebook

5 Challenging MTB Trails In Lugano

Put your downhill skills to the test in the stunning setting of Lake Lugano.

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Description

Although the Lugano area offers biking trails for nearly all levels of difficulty, many people travel here for its especially challenging trails. Trails like the Monte Arbostora requires a level of fitness and skill, but the payoff is huge - mountain bikers will find themselves rewarded with one of the longest, most diverse single trails in the region, all while having a beautiful view on Lake Lugano.

Lugano to the Ceresio Peninsular Loop

Lugano to the Ceresio Peninsular Loop

26.2 km
917 m
920 m
A challenging ride with fabulous views of Lugano, Lake Lugano and the surrounding mountains.
Severe
Private
Monte Arbostora

Monte Arbostora

23.1 km
745 m
757 m
Private
Lugano Bike Nr. 66

Lugano Bike Nr. 66

120.4 km
4,435 m
5,070 m
One of the most attractive trails in the Ticino winds its way as a high trail around the Val Colla above Lugano and leads through the imposing Monte Tamaro to the hilly forest of Malcantone. A fantastic tour with spectacular panoramic views 4 STAGES
Extreme
Private
Traversa Infinita

Traversa Infinita

22.3 km
540 m
1,797 m
A short climb with a long gradual singletrail descent. Definitely worth the effort.
Severe
Private
Val Colla Bike - Nr. 360

Val Colla Bike - Nr. 360

27.4 km
1,067 m
1,052 m
This is a circular panoramic itinerary, a classic and much loved by mountain bikers!
Extreme
Private