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Laghi di Cancano

Localita Cancano, Bormio, Italy
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Just a lake behind a dam

Lots of more scenic places to visit close by. But the bike ride up 18 switchbacks was cool. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter W
Spectacular climb (with bike or car) rewarded with a beautiful view on the Cancano lakes!

These lakes are specatacular! The first time we used the car to go up the beautiful, winding road... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maarten V
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“dam” (5 reviews)
“lakes” (6 reviews)
Localita Cancano, Bormio, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of more scenic places to visit close by. But the bike ride up 18 switchbacks was cool. The ride down even better!

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These lakes are specatacular! The first time we used the car to go up the beautiful, winding road. After you pass the historical towers on the top, the tarmac becomes gravel. A few hunderd meters further, the view over the lakes is fabulous. We went...More

Thank Maarten V
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We rode up from Bormio,. A 700m climb with lots of zig zags so a good work out. Nice MTB ride around the lakes and up to Swiss border. Plenty of rifugi for refreshment stops

Thank AndrewMcCrorie
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to take family with pre-teen and teen kids who like to dirt bike. It is also nice for older people, like myself, who like to walk and take in nature. This is the most important dam in the Valtellina, but...More

Thank Harry F
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice for biking on amazing scenery. Not too good if you have young kids with little bike experience.

Thank Cameravigna C
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful place with lots of walks, spectacular views and two man made lakes with emerald colour walks. Thoroughly recommended when visiting the area

Thank anna s
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Great short ride from Bormio. Have to pay to enter if you are in a car. worth the trip. I would recommend riding out there.

Thank Meghan G
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Worth paying 6€ to park at the top of the lake. There is a shuttle 'bus' around the lake but we walked all round. Lovely! Made even better with a great hostelry halfway round with deckchairs on the grass!

Thank Julia J
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Cycled around the lake with great views and huge dam. Lots of places to go in and have a bite to eat.

Thank katgor79
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We went on our bikes up and it was a fun ride. The towers on the top gave a historical feeling. Then there was a non-paved road going around the lake. It made the lake feel like someone was trying to do something with it,...More

Thank Andrea S
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