Starting point: Druogno 836 m (2743 ft). You can get there by train via the scenic Vigezzina-Centovalli Railway.
Route: Druogno – Santa Maria Maggiore – Malesco – Re
Ascent/Descent: ascent 80 m (262 ft) / descent 200 m (656 ft)
Length: 12.6 km (7/ 3/4 miles) in one direction. The route can be made shorter by starting from Santa Maria Maggiore or Malesco
Terrain: Paved cycle and footpaths
Best time of year: From May to October
Points of interest: Village of Santa Maria Maggiore – Chimney Sweep Museum, Perfume Museum, School of Fine Arts in Santa Maria Maggiore – Suspension bridge over the River Loana – Village of Malesco – Ecomuseo ed leuzerie et scherpelit (Soapstone and Stonemason Ecomuseum) in Malesco – Sanctuary of the Madonna del Sangue in Re.
With slight alternative: Mulino dul Tacc (windmill) in Malesco
Useful info: Lots of places to eat. We recommend going back to the start by train via the scenic Vigezzina-Centovalli line