Simplon Pass-Nufenen Pass - Motor Bike - Verbano-Cusio-Ossola

Start Routes Simplon Pass-Nufenen Pass
Share
Bookmark
Plan a route here Copy route
Fitness
Motor Bike

Simplon Pass-Nufenen Pass

Motor Bike · Switzerland
Responsible for this content
Ascona-Locarno Tourism Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Simplon Pass, copyright Dennis Jarvis
    / Simplon Pass, copyright Dennis Jarvis
    Photo: Dennis Jarvis
m 3500 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 500 -500 250 200 150 100 50 km

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
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

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

Note


all notes on protected areas

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


Questions & Answers

Ask the first question

Got questions regarding this content? Ask them here.


Reviews

Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.


Photos from others


Difficulty
moderate
Distance
256.2 km
Duration
4:40h
Ascent
7340 m
Descent
7340 m
Round trip Loop Refreshment stops available Botanical highlights Summit route

Statistics

  • Contents
  • New Point
  • Show images Hide images
: h
 km
 m
 m
 m
 m
For changing the range of view, push the arrows together.