Alpi Bedretto Bike: the mountain bike tour that will take you through the majestic mountains of Upper Ticino, offering breathtaking views of the Bedretto Valley and the Gotthard Pass.
Are you ready for a mountain biking adventure that will take your breath away? Then head to the Strada degli Alpi, one of the most beautiful routes in Upper Ticino! This easy to medium difficulty tour follows a stunning high mountain path that offers a privileged view of the Bedretto Valley and the Gotthard Pass.
The route starts in Airolo, where you'll begin a steady climb towards the Pesciüm Alp. For those who prefer to skip the uphill climb, the alp can also be reached by cable car. Once you reach the Pesciüm Alp, you'll begin a thrilling descent through alpine pastures and larch forests, which are dotted with blueberry plants. As you ride down the trail, you'll be greeted with incredible views of the Bedretto Valley, making it a ride you'll never forget!
Next, you'll pass through the charming village of Ronco before descending down the asphalt road from Passo della Novena, which leads back to Airolo. While you're in the area, be sure to check out some of the cultural points of interest, including the Forte Airolo Museum, Gottardo cheese factory, National Museum, and Forte Ospizio Museum. These attractions are the perfect way to learn more about the area's rich cultural history.
With its stunning scenery and diverse terrain, the Strada degli Alpi is a must-ride for mountain biking enthusiasts of all levels. So why wait? Grab your bike, pack your sense of adventure, and get ready to explore the Strada degli Alpi mountain bike route!