Finale Ligure along with the Ligure coastline from Cogoleto in the north to Borghetto in the south is a great place to go mountain biking. The area is characterized by flowing single track descents with fascinating and technical sections, to riding along mountain ridges and through forests. These trails are surrounded by beautiful mountainous scenery with great views of the sea.
The mountain bike trails around Finale are in fact a network of paths built up over the centuries from shepherds to the Romans. These include dirt roads, cobbled roads, mule tracks, and paths, along with some dedicate cycling paths. There are trails to suite mountain bikers of all abilities from beginners to highly experienced riders. These include cross country, all mountain and freerider routes. The map opposite shows the starting located of some of the popular mountain biking circuits and trails around Finale Ligure. This information has been extracted from the Mountain Biking in Finale Ligure Guidebook that is available to buy from our shop.
When is the best time to mountain bike around Finale Ligure? The climate around Finale Ligure allows mountain bikers to ride most trails throughout the year. Those trails nearer the sea can get too hot during the summer and some trails high in the mountains may be blocked by snow in the winter.
What is the best mountain biking guidebook for around Finale Ligure? The Mountain Biking in Finale Ligure Guidebook describes 44 circular MTB routes around Finale Ligure on the Italian Riviera, from Cogoleto in the north to Borghetto in the south.
Included in this guidebook is a 4-day route called “Alta Via dei Monti Liguri”. This route starts at Varazze and traverses the Alta Via of the Ligurian mountains and finishing at Pietra Ligure. The route is 133km long and is classed as a cross country route with relatively low level of technical difficulties. Buy the Mountain Biking in Finale Ligure Guidebook from our shop.