Guided tour

Valsolda: Scenic Churches and Beaches by E-bike

Valsolda: Scenic Churches and Beaches by E-bike

From US$ 203.85 per person

Enjoy a relaxing day of cycling on the Italian side of Lake Lugano. Explore hilltop villages, rock pools and panoramic churches in the Valsolda valley.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Private or small groups available


  • Ride to rock pools and the beaches of Lake Lugano
  • Ride panoramic roads overlooking Lake Lugano
  • Explore Castello, one of the oldest mountain villages of the area
  • Enjoy a delicious three course local lunch
  • See the 'Sistine Chapel' of Lombardy
Full description

Get off the beaten track without exhausting yourself on this E-bike tour. See the natural beauty and charming churches of the Valsolda valley which leads to the Swiss town of Lugano.

Discover hidden gems as you ride to Santuario della Caravina, offering a spectacular balcony over Lake Lugano. Cycle up cobbled walkways, and follow scenic roads to the ancient Italian mountain village of Castello.

Travel by San Martino church, the Sistine Chapel of Lombardy. Gaze at sweeping views of the lake, and dip your feet in the crystal clear water rock pools. Stop for lunch in an atmospheric local restaurant before hitting the beach of Lake Lugano and enjoying expansive views of the water and mountains.

Finally, take a leisurely ride following the green fields and stables to Cardano.

  • Certified mountain bike Guide
  • Cube cross-country E-bike
  • Helmet and rear fitted bag for personal belongings
  • 1x 500ml bottle of mineral water during the ride
  • Set menu lunch (pasta of the day, main course, dessert)
  • Water, soft drinks and coffee
  • Additional snacks and drinks during stops
  • Gratuities/tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Children under 15 years
  • People with low level of fitness
  • People under 5 ft 1 in (155 cm)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Please meet at the little square 20m from called Piazza Manzoni. You will see the big yellow church in the square as you approach the village (On google maps you will find it by searching Chiesa di Santa Caterina, Codogna-Cardano).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Sports shoes
  • Sportswear

Not allowed

  • Open-toed shoes
  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • The tour will continue with weather forecasts of scattered rain showers, but the tour will be canceled in the event of weather conditions that present a safety risk
  • It is recommended that guests not continue the tour should they demonstrate difficulty handling the bike
  • Footwear should be changed before continuing the tour if it presents a safety risk
  • This trip is suitable for people with a minimum height of 155 cm and minimum age of 15
  • The distance is 47 km and the technical difficulty is low
  • There are no sustained hills, however beginner cyclists will need to rely on their e-bikes to take the edge off the hills.
  • Food allergies and intolerances can be accommodated only if communicated in advance
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