Thu, 29/11/2018
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The area of Distretto Turistico dei Laghi in 10 special episodes on Bike Channel, let's discover the most fascinating cycling itineraries of this territory.

The local agency “Distretto Turistico dei Laghi” commissioned Bike Channel (Sky Chanel 214) the realisation- during 2016 – of 10 episodes regarding the cyclo-tourism routes of the territory.
Bike Channel’s episodes will show a selection of the main biking and MTB routes of VCO province and the northern part of Novara province, an opportunity to display the beautiful landscapes of our lakes and mountains.
Bike Channel is the first Sky channel entirely dedicated to bikes. It shows how fun, attractive and perfect sport cycling is. Furthermore, it is the Italian benchmark of all bike amateurs, cycle tourists or simply bike users.
Each episode, which lasts more or less 12 minutes, is broadcast several times on Bike Channel (first episode and further replay): broadcasting schedule is published on our facebook page
Bike Channel troupe and its cycling expert are always flanked by “Le Salite del VCO” team.
Following we will gradually publish all the transmitted episodes:

1ST episode “Strada di Bike” – Circle route on road
Fondotoce - Mergozzo - Ornavasso - Gravellona Toce – Fondotoce

(Shootings along the southern part of Ossola area and Lake Maggiore during spring time, through the wonderful Camelia, Rhododendron and Azalea blooming)

2nd episode “Strade di Bike” – Circle route between Stresa - Arona - Alto Vergante – Stresa
(Amazing shooting through the Borromeo islands, San Carlone statue and the production area of the “Typical Flowers of Lake Maggiore”)

3rd episode “Strade di Bike” – Lakes in the Antrona Valley
(High Antrona Valley National Park with its beautiful 3 lakes surrounded by green forests and high peaks, an impressive natural spectacle)

4th episode “Strade di Bike” – Vigezzo by bike
( Druogno – Re Pineta and the valley’s towns: the cycling path between Druogno and Re Pineta – it is an easy path that anyone can ride, where there is also an innovative automatic bike rental “Vigezzo in bici” settled in each village of the beautiful “Valley of painters”).

5th episode “Strade di Bike” – Slow panorama: along the Cadorna line of Verbano

(A great MTB route with beautiful landscapes: Lake Maggiore, Lake Orta, the Po valley, Mount Rosa and the Swiss Alps)

6th episode “Strade di Bike” - MTB Toce Tour
(An itinerary through Val Formazza and right up to the Swiss border. The abundant accommodations and catering facilities along the valley, the tourist attractions as well as the amazing Toce waterfall and fascinating alpine lakes are waiting for you!)

7th episode “Strade di Bike” – The great East of Devero
(A quite difficult path but worth it if you like riding in high altitude and breathing fresh air through the unequalled nature of the Alpe Veglia-Devero Natural Park)

8th episode “Strade di Bike” - Macugnaga and Lago delle Fate
(An easy round trip through the villages of Macugnaga with a climb to the beautiful lake “Lago delle Fate” in Quarazza Valley)

9th episode “Strade di Bike” – Mountain pastures in Varzo and San Domenico
(A particular picturesque round trip on tarmac and unmade farm roads, which gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in nature but also to discover, at the same time, ancient constructions and technological ski lifts).

10th episode “Strade di Bike”- Circle route of Lake Orta
(It is the road circle route of Lake Orta, which goes along Path 31 “Blue circle route of Lake Orta” – Map of cycling routes – sourche: Distretto Turistico dei Laghi with F.Valeggia- it gives you the opportunity to discover the beauty of the Cusio area).