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Lake Varese bicycle trail

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One of the best things about Varese

I would highly recommend this to local residents and visitors. It’s about 28 km around the lake and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Varese, Italy
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A relaxed ride around the lake

We started the ride in Gavirate beach, where we also rented two bicycles from the nice old man who... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this to local residents and visitors. It’s about 28 km around the lake and a great way to spend a morning or an afternoon. Recent addition of coffee bars along the way make the cycle so much nicer!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We started the ride in Gavirate beach, where we also rented two bicycles from the nice old man who runs the rental shop. The path is well marked, and it is a nice way to explore the area. The path goes around the lake -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Olga_Elad
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We hired bikes from our hotel (Vecchia Riva) for 10 euros for the day. Most of the track was through woodlands and countryside rather than right beside the lake itself. There were some short stretches on minor roads, but it was pretty and pleasant on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christine C
Reviewed 5 September 2018

far from traffic, near the Varese Lake, you can find the bike trail lane. It is 27 km long and goes near small cities and woods. There are water sources (not plenty but some), some bar and nice views

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gp68
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Bike trail around the lake is perfect for a tranquillo ride around the lake. But, watch out for the bike rental "noleggio bici" near the Lido della Schiranna part of the lake!! I had the worst experience of renting a bike. It is an absolutely...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Bastiaan K
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

If you’d like to bike ride without the hassle of cars and a pleasurable view with the possibility to have lunch or a drink, then the lago si varese is a great family outing. The whole circumference is about 28km and if you add it...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank samanthabudano
Reviewed 19 September 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
4  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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Catharine M
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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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