Through the sunny Valle di Blenio, steeply up to the Passo del Lucomagno, one of Switzerland’s loveliest pass landscapes.
Along the reservoir into Val Medel, alpine roses in the valley and thundering water in the Höllenschlucht (gorge), destination Disentis.
Start in Biasca, the main town in the Ambrosian valleys of Leventina, Riviera and Blenio. The lower slopes of the Tales des Brenno are spread with forests of chestnut trees, the chestnuts, once a «poor man’s fruit» are now often left lying on the ground. Emperor Barbarossa once stopped at the Burg Seravalle vor Ludiano (castle), the ruins evidence of its former might.
For cycling, follow the logo indicated on the red signposts: Percorso Blenio Lucomagno no. 36