Route indicated for long rides lovers.
It starts from the Lombard shore of Lake Maggiore, reaching Piedmontese side.
There starts, after about 20 km, the ascent that brings to Mottarone peak: a famous slope, starring various times during “Giro d’Italia”.
The slope is about 20 km long and has a mostly regular gradient, around 10%.
From the top, an incredible downhill will bring you towards Lago d’Orta, on the opposite side.
A ferry ride from Verbania will lead you towards Lombard shore, where after about 20 km along the lake you’ll reach Hotel Belvedere.