Cycle routes

Alpeggi di Varzo

Varzo (29 km)
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Highlights and tour details

Particularly charming ring route on paved and unpaved consortium tracks. You start from the Varzo railway station. Take the road that leads to the centre of the town, with the beautiful Church dedicated to Saint George and the medieval Tower, then climb to the hamlet of Cattagna and from there take the road that climbs to the Oratory of Durogna. From here, touching Casafranchi and Casagrande, you reach Dreuza (alternatively, Dreuza is reached on a paved road that passes through Coggia) From Dreuza, the consortium track continues with numerous hairpin bends as far as Solcio and to the excellent Crosta Refuge. Immediately behind the refuge, take the unpaved track that takes to Alp Quatè and Alp Moiero with a few up and down sections. In Moiero, continue along the consortium track that immediately returns to being paved and descends to Dorcia. Then, with several very steep hairpin bends, you meet the provincial road Varzo-San Domenico. From here to Gebbo, you can descend along the provincial road or take a short cut by travelling the hairpin bends along the old mule track that passes through San Bernardo. From Gebbo, return to Varzo along the provincial road.

BIKE RENTAL

Not Only Winter N.O.W. Sportswear & Rental

San Domenico - 28868 Varzo (VB)

Tel. mob. +39 329 5428119

notonlywinter@gmail.com

Sando Bike Park

San Domenico - 28868 Varzo (VB)

Tel. +39 347 1693345

www.sandobikepark.com

Points of interest

Varzo - Church of San Giorgio and Medieval Tower; 

Hamlet of Cattagna; Oratory of Durogna; Dreuza; Solcio; Alpe Quatè and Alpe Moiero; Dorcia; Gebbio. 

Departure, arrival and municipalities crossed
Departure
piazza Luigi cadorna, 2
Stazione Ferroviaria
28868 Varzo (VB)
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola
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Arrival
28868 Varzo (VB)
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola
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districts passed through
Varzo
Note
Good cycling Duration 3-6 hours
Links
https://www.distrettolaghi.it/it

Accomodation and services

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B&B Il Tiglio
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola | Bed & Breakfast
B&B Il Tiglio
Il TIGLIO is immersed in the green landscape on the outskirts of Domodossola, an ancient city settled by the Romans in the 14th century A.D. Excellent departure point for visiting all the valleys of the Ossola and a few minutes from the Lake of Mergozzo, Maggiore and Orta. The B&B is found …
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Sando Bike Park
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola | Theme parks
Sando Bike Park
Bike Park with different mtb trails at high altitude at the popular ski resort of San Domenico close to the Alpe Veglia and Aple Devero Natural Park. Possibility to rent Mountain Bikes for adults and children.
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