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Simplon Pass-Nufenen Pass

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  • Simplon Pass, copyright Dennis Jarvis
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This tour leads you from the lake through the thick Centovalli woods, all the way to the Canton of Valais, crossing the Simplon Pass. On the way back you ride towards and over the Nufenen Pass, the highest in Switzerland, arriving in Airolo, in the upper part of Ticino.
moderate
256.2 km
4:40 h
7340 m
7340 m
Simplon Pass: The Simplon Pass, which connects Domodossola (Italy) to Brig in the Canton of Valais, is the doorway to the Ascona-Locarno Bikersland, passing through the enchanting Centovalli landscape or riding along Lake Maggiore via Stresa (Italy).

 Nufenen Pass: One way to reach the Northern part of Ticino (Airolo) from the Canton of Valais is crossing the Nufenen Pass, Switzerland’s highest mountain pass, with an altitude of 2,478 meters. 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2480 m
Lowest point
197 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Swiss Pass opening dates : https://www.tcs.ch/it/tools/infostrada/passi-svizzeri.php

 

Tips, hints and links

www.bikersland.ch  

Start

Locarno (201 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.166576, 8.792700
UTM
32T 483996 5112576

Destination

Locarno

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
256.2 km
Duration
4:40 h
Ascent
7340 m
Descent
7340 m
In and out Loop With refreshment stops Botanical highlights Summit route

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