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Cycling in Ticino

(an amateur collection of self-produced cycling videos)

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Around the swiss side of Lake Maggiore
(Locarno, Gambarogno, Brissago, Ascona)

Lake Maggiore (Italian: Lago Maggiore, literally 'Greater Lake') or Verbano is a large lake located on the south side of the Alps. It is the second largest lake in Italy and the largest in southern Switzerland. Wikipedia

Full screen/HD: https://youtu.be/7izzYSLrWPA

Hills above Locarno ...and 'old city'
(M.te Bré, Orselina, Brione, 'old city')

Locarno is a southern Swiss town and municipality in the district Locarno (of which it is the capital), located on the northern shore of Lake Maggiore at its northeastern tip in the canton of Ticino at the southern foot of the Swiss Alps. Wikipedia

Full screen/HD: https://youtu.be/YPBNKzqx8Ck

From Locarno to Monti di Ronco
(Losone, Arcegno, Ronco s/Ascona, Ascona, Lago Maggiore)

Ronco sopra Ascona is a municipality near Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. Ronco sopra Ascona has an area, as of 1997, of 5.02 square kilometers (1.94 sq mi). Wikipedia

Full screen/HD: https://youtu.be/DnHdw_iA1nY

From Locarno to Vergeletto
(Valle Onsernone)

[NO ENGLISH WIKI] La Valle Onsernone è un'impervia piccola valle a V situata nella parte più bassa nel cantone Ticino (Svizzera) e nella parte più alta in Piemonte (Italia). È una valle del distretto del locarnese. La valle è solcata dal torrente Isorno e si biforca nella sua parte più alta. Wikipedia

Full screen/HD: https://youtu.be/LEqWwZTDlO0

From Locarno to Bosco Gurin
(Valle Maggia)

Bosco Gurin (Walser German: Gurin / Guryn, Lombard: Bosch / Gürin) is a municipality in the district of Vallemaggia in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. The village is near the end of the valley of Bosco Gurin, near the Italian border. Wikipedia

Full screen/HD: https://youtu.be/iEiq72NXcb0

From Locarno to Foroglio
(Valle Maggia and Valle Bavona)

Valle Maggia (Italian, "Maggia Valley") is an alpine valley in the Vallemaggia district of canton of Ticino, the Italian-spoken canton of Switzerland. The valley is formed by the river Maggia and is situated between the Centovalli and Lago Maggiore as well as the Valle Verzasca in the East. Wikipedia

Full screen/HD: https://youtu.be/XQIIPdaB7F8

From Locarno to Sonogno
(Valle Verzasca)

The Valle Verzasca is a valley in the Locarno district of the Canton of Ticino, Switzerland. It comprises the municipalities of Mergoscia, Vogorno, Corippo, Lavertezzo, Brione, Gerra, Frasco, and Sonogno. Wikipedia

Full screen/HD: https://youtu.be/qRBP1sBqGp0

From Locarno to Biasca
(along the path of the Ticino river)

The river Ticino is the most important perennial left-bank tributary of the Po. It has given its name to the Swiss canton through which its upper portion flows. Wikipedia

Full screen/HD: https://youtu.be/v9JPUwga7Gg

From Locarno to Lugano
(visiting USI: Università della Svizzera italiana)

The Università della Svizzera italiana (USI, literally University of Italian Switzerland), sometimes referred to as the University of Lugano, in English-speaking contexts, is a public Swiss university established in 1995... Wikipedia

Full screen/HD: https://youtu.be/KpWWjAkcq-M

Novena Pass
(and Leventina Valley)

Novena Pass (Italian: Passo della Novena, German: Nufenenpass) (el. 2478 m.) is the highest mountain pass with a paved road within Switzerland. It lies between the summits of Pizzo Gallina (north) and the Nufenenstock (south). The pass road from Ulrichen in canton of Valais leads to the Bedretto valley in the canton of Ticino, linking Brig to Airolo... Wikipedia

Full screen/HD: https://youtu.be/8BrWNXG1Xk4

San Gottardo
(a view of the Alps)

The Gotthard Pass or St. Gotthard Pass (Italian: Passo del San Gottardo, German: Gotthardpass) at 2,106 m (6,909 ft) is a mountain pass in the Alps traversing the Saint-Gotthard Massif and connecting northern and southern Switzerland. Wikipedia

Full screen/HD: https://youtu.be/MQE0uolgFuk