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Laghi di Cancano

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Address: Localita Cancano, Bormio, Italy
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Cycling to Laghi Cancano

We rode up from Bormio,. A 700m climb with lots of zig zags so a good work out. Nice MTB ride around the lakes and up to Swiss border. Plenty of rifugi for refreshment stops

Reviewed 18 October 2016
AndrewMcCrorie
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We rode up from Bormio,. A 700m climb with lots of zig zags so a good work out. Nice MTB ride around the lakes and up to Swiss border. Plenty of rifugi for refreshment stops

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Legnano, Italy
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183 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to take family with pre-teen and teen kids who like to dirt bike. It is also nice for older people, like myself, who like to walk and take in nature. This is the most important dam in the Valtellina, but what makes it so nice is that their is a wonderful dirt road which goes... More 

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Thank Harry F
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice for biking on amazing scenery. Not too good if you have young kids with little bike experience.

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Thank Cameravigna C
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful place with lots of walks, spectacular views and two man made lakes with emerald colour walks. Thoroughly recommended when visiting the area

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Thank anna s
Greenfield, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

Great short ride from Bormio. Have to pay to enter if you are in a car. worth the trip. I would recommend riding out there.

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Thank Meghan G
Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Worth paying 6€ to park at the top of the lake. There is a shuttle 'bus' around the lake but we walked all round. Lovely! Made even better with a great hostelry halfway round with deckchairs on the grass!

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Thank Julia J
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Cycled around the lake with great views and huge dam. Lots of places to go in and have a bite to eat.

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Ecuador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We went on our bikes up and it was a fun ride. The towers on the top gave a historical feeling. Then there was a non-paved road going around the lake. It made the lake feel like someone was trying to do something with it, but just left it half way done... either leave alone or do something nice

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Thank Andrea S
London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

The 'lake' is a reservoir which was very empty with bare banks and a generally desolate air to it. Not worth the effort going up to it.

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Thank Peter H
New Malden, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

I cycled all the way there with some friends. Lovely quite roads, challenging mountain, then you get rewarded with amazing views.

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