Cycling route Il Balcone d'Italia

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92.4km
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2150m
total ascent
33km
uphill
5
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Starting point Starting point: Piazza Riziero Rezzonico, Lugano. However, you can start anywhere along the route.

Il Balcone d'Italia is a 92.4 kilometer bicycle route with a total ascent of 2150 meters. 33 kilometers of the tour are uphill. There are 5 official climbs on the route. Climbfinder users shared 2 reviews of this route and uploaded 0 photos.

Climbs on the route

Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Monte Brè via Ruvigliana
Monte Brè via Ruvigliana ▲4km
5.0 2 beautiful gravel
9km
6.9%
6.9% 499
Ponna Superiore from Osteno
Ponna Superiore from Osteno ▲30.3km
3.5 beautiful hidden gem
7.5km
9%
9% 839
Monte Sighignola / Balcone d'Italia from Ramponio via Verna
Monte Sighignola / Balcone d'Italia from Ramponio via Verna ▲53.2km
beautiful
13.9km
5.3%
5.3% 546
Baslona via Vico Morcote
Baslona via Vico Morcote ▲82.7km
3.0 beautiful
5.5km
7.3%
7.3% 328
Ciona from Carona
Ciona from Carona ▲85.6km
2.0
0.7km
4.9%
4.9% 21
5 climbs 7.3km 6.7% 447

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Regions you cross

Region Other routes Route in region
Lombardy 8 48.1km
Tessin 2 38.8km

Time on bike

15 km/h 06:09
20 km/h 04:37
25 km/h 03:41
30 km/h 03:04
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Reviews (2)

BellagioClimbers
1 y 5.0

Excellent Climb - with rough asphalt for the top several km's. Panoramic views are the best I've ever seen in this area.

Schivatombini
1 y 5.0
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Beautiful route between Lake Como and Lake Lugano. The panorama of Mount Sighignola, the Balcony of Italy, is beautiful. Pay attention to the direction of travel! If you do it anti-clockwise, there is the tough Val Mara climb to tackle! Where you need at least a 34/ 30. Bye!

Bellissimo percorso tra il Lago di Como è il lago di Lugano. Bellissimo il panorama sul monte Sighignola , il Balcone d Italia. Fate attenzione al senso di marcia! Se lo fate in senso antiorario c è la durissima salita della Val Mara da affrontare! Dove serve almeno un 34/ 30. Ciao!.

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