The itinerary begins at Bidogno. Following the asphalt road that climbs a height difference of 600 meters uphill along a 6.7 km route up to the wonderful viewpoint: il Motto della Croce.
1,4 km away from the halfway point of il Motto della Croce is the farmhouse, the agriturismo Alpe Rompiago, the first possible stop of this excursion. Shortly after is the beginning of the unpaved road that passes by the aforementioned Monte Bar alpine hut and which leads to Piandanazzo, a place for an ideal break.
From here you take a single trail that leads down to the road below which you follow under Alpe Musgatina then back on track towards il Motto della Croce and return to Bidogno.
The destination of the route, the Monte Bar alpine hut, is located on a rounded mountain of exceptional beauty. The hut enjoys a magnificent 180-degree view that sweeps from Mount Gazzirola, Denti della Vecchia, the Lugano basin and then to the mountains of Malcantone to Monte Tamaro. To the west the view falls upon the imposing 4000 metre Valais Alps, the Mischabel range and Monte Rosa.
Alpe Rompiago — Caution: presence of protection dogs in the area.
Information for e-MTB: link to the map containing the positions of the charging stations along the route!
With indicative times adapted to the electric MTB.
7 km (7 of 22.2)
3 km (3 of 7)
Bidogno – Bidogno: 916 m
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