Cycling actions from across the Italian and Swiss Lake District
Get inspired to get on your bike with our selection of some of our cycling photos around Lake Maggiore, Lake Lugano and Varese.
The area is located on the southern most end of the Alps area, among Lombardy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy) and Canton of Ticino (Italian speaking part of Switzerland).
You can get here by car and by train, the Italian-Swiss Lake District is accessed from the North via the Gotthard Pass or via Simplon Pass througt the Swiss Alps. From the South via Milan or Bergamo. It's also well-integrated into the Swiss rail network and into the Italian rail network.
There’s Milan Malpensa Airport, Milano Linate Airport, Milan Bergamo Airport and a small airport in Lugano with flights from Geneva and Zurich.