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Mountain Bike – 2. The rolling hills of Cangelasio


Mountain Bike – 2. The rolling hills of Cangelasio

A trail of easy difficulty, almost 20 km surrounded by nature and the peaceful countryside. Biking you can explore an uncontaminated land and discover new landscapes riding uphill and downhill through the marvelous hilly area.
Travel time: amateur: 2h

  • 19 km


    2 h


  • DifficultyLow
  • Difference in altitude410 m
  • Minimum height249 m
  • Maximum height472 m
  • Road surfacemixed pavement, country road and paths
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1 Salsomaggiore Terme
2 Cangelasio Ceriati
3 Cangelasio Costa
4 Cangelasio Moracchi
5 Cangelasio Ceriati
6 Salsomaggiore Terme

Free car parking on Via del Lavoro is recommended for departure. The route starts from the centre of Salsomaggiore, with the majestic Art Nouveau palace of the Berzieri Baths dating back to 1923; in front, always on piazza Lorenzo Berzieri, the unmistakable Scotti Well, with the particular wrought-iron cage decorated with floral motifs. Then enter via Valentini, passing the Cathedral of San Vitale built in 1927. At the intersection enter on Porro Avenue that leads you out of the village, then follow the direction to Cangelasio, the hill offers wonderful panoramic views of the neighboring territory. In the locality Moracchi take the dirt road that will move you from the asphalt to enjoy the dirt roads among the green of the hilly vegetation; 8 kilometers immersed in nature, passing between flowery meadows and groves. You will pass in locality Casalino on the middle of the route and you will start the descent down to the valley. Follow the track to return to the asphalt in locality Moracchi and retrace the asphalt that accompanied you on the hillside. Finish the excursion by returning to the starting point.

Once in the centre of Salsomaggiore, we recommend a stop at bars, ice cream parlours or clubs that offer exquisite local specialties.

Elevation profile
Crossed locations
  • 1  Salsomaggiore Terme
     - partenza 0,0 km
  • 2  Cangelasio Ceriati
     4,6 km
  • 3  Cangelasio Costa
     6,8 km
  • 4  Cangelasio Moracchi
     13,5 km
  • 5  Cangelasio Ceriati
     14,6 km
  • 6  Salsomaggiore Terme
     19,2 km
Itinerary highlights

Liberty Building - Lorenzo Berzieri Thermal Spa

The Berzieri Palace is one of the most complex and fascinating building of the thermal city, landmark of the European thermalism and unique example of thermal Art Decò style. The liberty palace is counted in the Emilia Romagna Cultural Heritage.

Scotti Well Cage

The elegant Liberty Cage by Alessandro Mazzucottelli, wrought iron master.

The Dome of San Vitale

Dome of Salsomaggiore Terme

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