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Lake Varese bicycle trail

Piazzale Roma, Varese, Italy
+39 0332 747980
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Don't be put off

By other reviews that say this ride is boring or away from the lake or hard to follow. Sure, if you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fun ride

Choice of bicycle is not a big hit. Price is reasonable - €10 for three hours. Easy riding of about... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Yuval N
Kfar Ben-Nun
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By other reviews that say this ride is boring or away from the lake or hard to follow. Sure, if you want a down hill adrenaline rush or to scorch around it in your lycra then this isn't the ride for you, but if you...More

Thank Roj90
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Choice of bicycle is not a big hit. Price is reasonable - €10 for three hours. Easy riding of about 30 km. Nice.

Thank Yuval N
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I've cycled round Lake Comabbio a few times and it's a great cycle/walking path with good views. However, I was disappointed with the Lake Varese trail - it's longer and I expected more but a lot of the time you're away from the lake and...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Lovely cycle ride around the lake on marked paths for about 28km. Best side of the lake is south from Gavirate, we often cycle about half way and then turn around as the path is a lot prettier on this side and there are a...More

Thank Catharine M
Reviewed 27 May 2017

28km long bike/walking path. Variety of good asfalt / bad asfalt, gravelroads. 2 restaurants in Gavirate and 1 near Varese. Enough places near the lake or in the woods for a rest. Some with beautiful views. Don't cycle in the weekend, very busy, or cycle...More

1  Thank MTBChica
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The cycle path around the lake of Varese, is ideal for those who want to walk and for those who want to run or ride a bike, along the way there are several dining options in addition to very scenic places

Thank Vito C
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We hired bikes at Gavirate and loved the scenic ride around Lake Varese. Stopped at Schiranna for lunch and explored the beaches and wildlife en-route.

Thank yorksierose14
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We walked, rather than cycled, the trail and really enjoyed being at lake level so being able to see the wildlife close-up. The trail is well signposted - a few times it comes off the lake into the streets - and you do need to...More

Thank lakegirl48
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We biked the seven-day "Giro dei Laghi" tour from Lake Garda to Lake Orta. Highly recommended! This bit of bike path along Lake Varese was a real highlight of the trip. It's absolutely easy and would be appropriate for even rather small children. The path...More

1  Thank MarieFl
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Enjoyed the beautiful 28k ride around lake. Bike hire near Gavirate. Lovely restaurants on lake for meal afterwards.

1  Thank gallbros
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11 June 2015|
Response from Stefano R |
On Lake Varese You can rent bicycles in Gavirate (at the Lido) and in Bodio Lomnago at "Fattoria Gaggio". On Lake Comabbio you can rent bicycles in Ternate at "Montelago Hotel". I wish You a nice trip to Varese.
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