Lombardy by bike

10 itineraries to explore Lombardy by Bike

10 itineraries to explore Lombardy by Bike

A thousand landscapes and epochs will unveil before your very eyes when exploring Lombardy by bike. From the Alps to the plains of the Po Valley, you can see both cave paintings and the modern landmarks of Milan, plus towns facing lakes and rivers that offer their handcrafted items and agricultural products.


bike is undoubtedly the best means of transportation to enjoy an active vacation at a slower pace, watching up close some of the Region's treasures that might often be hidden to hasty tourists.


In order to assit you in delving into this magnificent territory, we have spotted 10 macroroutes that will allow you to traverse the region on two wheels for over 2500 kilometers of cycling itineraries suited for everybody.


Getting tired will not be a problem: almost every itinerary we propose takes place in plain fields or slight slopes so even families with small children can have a carefree day discovering the traditions, sceneries and flavors of our land.


Its rivers and lakes will astonish you while you go through natural parks and reves, plus some evocative boroughs. Due to the bicycles' minimal noise, it might be possible to stumble into local fauna that lives and nestles in these territories, giving you the feeling of being part of this backdrop. Splendid art cities will display all their glory if you choose to see them calmly and with the proper attention.


Lombardy has a lot to offer for whoever wishes to discover it. The pleasure of pedalling will allow you to make it with a smile, away from the noise of daily life and traffic of urban areas.


If you wish to know more about a particular route, click on the corresponding tab and start planning a short trip or grand adventure.


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  • This itinerary focuses mainly on Pavia . Start at downtown Milan and follow the Naviglio Pavese until you reach Pavia, which once was the capital city of the Kingdom of the Lombards. It is the...
  • The itinerary from the Ticino to Oglio rivers makes use of the waterstreams that flow north of Milan . Among breathtaking mansions and gardens, you will visit the Region's northeastern cities and...
  • The following route is dedicated to the Region's western lakes: its 271 kilometers will allow you to explore Lake Maggiore , the lakes of Varese, Comabbio, Lugano and the small Lake of Ghirla, a...
  • This itinerary is dedicated entirely to the bike lanes of the Po river and the Region's southeastern part. This means that if you travel from west towards east, you will not find a single elevation...
  • Go from the Bergamasque Alps to Crema, explore prestigious waterstreams like the Adda, Brembo and Serio in an unforgettable cycling itinerary. Discover the cities of Bergamo and Crema, the...
  • The Greenway of the Oglio river is a splendid 279 kilometers path divided into 5 stages that will take you from the Rhaetian Alps to Lake Iseo and the Po river as a final destination. Do not miss...
  • The macroroute of Axis of the Chiese river is an itinerary that will take you to the eastern part of the Region. Its 107 kilometers can be divided in 3 stages or, for the more sportive types, they...
  • Going from Como to Cremona . The territory of the Brianza has earned a name for itself from an artisan and industrial growth during the XXth century yet it keeps its forest and hill areas that...
  • Going from the mountain to the plains will take you in a memorable itinerary across the areas of Valtellina , Lake Como and the meadows of Lodi. A 253 km path divided in 6 stages in which flavors...
  • The eastern part of the Region sits between Lake Garda and the Mincio river. Going from Garda to the Po will allow you to discover a land that smells of olive oil and the fierce battles of the...

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