Routes tested by Milano Bike Renting Team

Here you can find the best itinerary for you

Our bike rental company is based in Milan and from here you can reach many places to cycle in less than one hour by train or car. You will just have to pick up your bikes and go towards the starting point of the chosen tour. This will avoid you to cycle on congested roads. Here you can find all the tested itineraries and sorted by area by our best guides. Choose the best one depending on your training level, download the gpx file and enjoy your ride. For any further questions about the routes, don’t hesitate to ask us.

Bergamo Area

Cycling spots in the North of Italy Bergamo bike rental

Biking in Bergamo area means to discover an off the beaten track cycling area that can offer you plenty of cycle paths (for cycling tourism) and steep climbs for pushing limits.
Lakes, hills, rivers and mountains. What else?

If you want to have an easy no-stress ride, enjoying landscapes and the lake view you should get the Lake Iseo tour!
Otherwise, if you want to push your limits and get some hard ride you should definitely chose the Valcava climb!

Also, you will have the chance to discover the town of Bergamo Alta an old town surrounded by medieval walls and risen on the top of a hill from where you can get a panoramic view of Po Valley.
Furthermore, in less than 40 minutes by car you can reach the Lake Como, once there you can have a ride or visit the old and beautiful villages of the area.

Bergamo can be reached in 50 minutes by train or car from Milan city center.
You just need to chose one tour and then just enjoy the ride, the nature and amazing landscapes.
We’re waiting for you!

Lake Como Area

Cycling in the North of Italy Lake District bike rental

Recently, Lake Como has been popularized as the second home of George Clooney, but Lake Como is home of several Pro riders and has long been one of the premier cycling destinations in Italy for its many riding choices, its tranquility and beauty found around every corner.

Lake Como, in Northern Italy’s Lombardy region, is an upscale resort area known for its dramatic scenery, set against the foothills of the Alps. The lake is shaped like an upside-down Y, with three slender branches that meet at the beautiful town of Bellagio. At the bottom of the southwest branch lies the city of Como, home to several examples of Renaissance architecture.
The most popular ride here is the Madonna del Ghisallo, part of the Giro di Lombardia and also featured many times in the Giro d’Italia (in the 102 giro of 2019 it will be part of a crucial stage).

On the top there are the cyclists church and a spectacular cycling museum, home to many bikes and cycling jerseys of famous riders of the history and of today. You can also buy cycling clothes!

Lake Como borders with Switzerland and nearby lake Lugano is another great place for cycling - the loop around the lake is roughly 50 Miles and the views are second to none.
Take a ferry to cross the lake if you want to be surprised by seeing the surrounding scenery from the middle of the Lake.

Lake Como is also only few hours away from the iconic Passo Stelvio, the highest road pass in the Italian Alps.
The area is reach able in 50 minutes by car or train from Milan.

Valtellina Area - Road Cycling?

Cycling spots in the North of Italy Valtellina Bormio and Stelvio bike rental

Legendary mountain passes in the wake of famous cyclists and much, much more.

Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo are the most famous, but there are also Bernina, Santa Cristina, Aprica, San Marco, Spluga, Maloja, Foscagno, Forcola and many more.
Valtellina area can be reached by car or train in less than 4 hours.

Within a radius of just a few dozen kilometres there are some of cycling’s most famous uphill stretches, a real paradise for aficionados wanting to dedicate a week or even longer to their passion.
One example? Here’s our suggestion for a week’s tourist cycling up and down in Valtellina, starting with the “mythical trio” from the Giro d’Italia. Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo.
With the middle and upper Valtellina as your base, a short pedal will take you to the starting line for Mortirolo in Mazzo di Valtellina, for Gavia, Stelvio and Foscagno in Bormio and for Bernina and Aprica in Tirano. Moving towards Morbegno and Chiavenna, you can ride up San Marco, Spluga or Maloja. In other words, for fans of uphill cycling, Valtellina is the max! Valtellina area can be reached in 2 hours by train and 1,5 hours by car from Milan city center.

Valtellina Area - Cycling tourism?

Cyling spots in the North of Italy Valtellina cycle tourism trail

No-stress cycling!
The cycle path that crosses the entire lower Valtellina valley is perfect for those who prefer problem-free pedalling without any competitive stress, cycling at their own pace purely and simply for the pleasure of enjoying nature and the scenery.

The “Sentiero Valtellina” is a trail that, with the “Ciclabile della Valchiavenna” cycle path, totals nearly 150 km in length, covering almost the entire breadth of both Valtellina and Valchiavenna.
Norther from Lake Como as far as Chiavenna and on to the Swiss border, while to the east it reaches Morbegno, Sondrio, Tirano and Grosio, right the very limits of the upper Valtellina.
A safe trail, most of it dedicated to cyclists, a chance to discover the beautiful sights of the valley bottom, stopping off in some of the lesser known villages along the way, all with their own historic appeal. The River Adda accompanies you through huge meadows, alongside vineyards and orchards and if you get tired… let the train take the strain as you continue your journey or return to your starting point.

Milano Area

Cyling spots in the Milan cycle tourism trail

Cycling in Milano’s backcountry can be an unexpected experience.
Let us suggest you some of the dozens enjoyable rides- paths- that you can start from Milano!

For example we can mention the full paved bike path “Pista Ciclabile Naviglio Martesana”, which starts from Milan city center Riding alongside the canal you can reach Cassano d’Adda and also you can go on towards Trezzo d’Adda and cycle next to the Adda river. Another paved path is the one along the Naviglio Pavese which flows (to the south and) towards Pavia, a beautiful town characteristic of the Southern Lombardy area, the Pianura padana.
You can cycle these paths until the end, then come back cycling or taking a train to Milan (30 minutes).

Take a look to our tested itineraries starting from Milan (or near) to discover the beautiful Southern part of Lombardy region.
Lodi, Pavia, Mantova, Cremona and more other towns to discover!

You can easily start from the city center or move a little (20 min by car or train) to reach the starting point.