Mountain Biking in the province of Modena

Mountain Biking in the province of Modena

WHEN THE PASSION RUNS HIGH...


Mountain bikers of all levels will find the right track for their wheels on Mount Cimone. The area features 120 different itineraries covering 1500 km suitable for bicycles, over an area that stretches to the provinces of Bologna and Reggio Emilia. Mountain bike and mountain lovers will discover that the Modena Apennines offer a wealth of opportunities. Cross-country, freeride and downhill courses and trails, many of which are GPS mapped, unfold across breathtaking landscape connecting the municipalities of the district  (Fanano, Fiumalbo, Montecreto, Lama Mocogno, Pavullo, Pievepelago, Riolunato, Serramazzoni and Sestola), as well as the municipalities in the districts of Fringano, Val Dragone and East Modena Mountain Community.

...hospitality follows right behind!

Choosing a cycling holiday in the Cimone district means choosing top quality and reliable services and state-of-the-art facilities. Bike hotels, residential hotels, campsites, mechanics, travel agencies and sports clubs offer special deals for cycle tourists as well as shelter for bicycles, cycling maps and free information material.  The "Centro Nazionale Cimone Mtb" organises courses, lessons and excursions for children and adults, including guided tours. In the summer the lift systems of the Cimone district remain open to the delight of all those bikers fanatic about downhill freeriding!

In the saddle with a navigator

The network of mountain bike itineraries and trails of the Modena Apennines forms the largest GPS mapped cycling district in Italy in terms of size and extension. The signal covers an area that stretches east to Corno alle Scale (BO) and west to Mount Ventasso and the Enza River on the border with Parma. To enjoy the safe and practical GPS service, the necessary equipment with the maps of the itineraries can be hired from local tour operators or downloaded onto a GPS from www.mtbappennino.it (italian).

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