More and more people have discovered the pleasure of cycling and discovering the natural beauty that surrounds us, thanks to the mountain bike and to the recent diffusion of e-bikes, bicycles with pedal assistance, which allow a wider public to enjoy outings on bike. In this panorama, the Foreste Casentinesi National Park is undoubtedly a special environment for those who want to test themselves in wonderful and unforgettable rides in a unique natural environment.
The territory of the protected area offers various routes suitable for all types of bikers: whether you are an athlete or an amateur, young or old, a family with children, or simply curious about two-wheeled vehicles, in the National Park you can find routes for all tastes and for all needs. From the exciting ridge paths where you can admire a breath-taking panorama that sweeps between Romagna and Tuscany, all the way to being able to see both seas and, on clear days, even the Alps, to the paths in the middle of the cool secular beech and fir wood where you can enjoy of one of the oldest forests in Europe. Hundreds of kilometres of paths and forest trails, including the path of the Lama, which has been called "the most beautiful in Italy", will allow you to live a unique experience.
> An indispensable accessory is the Map of the Park Trails in 1: 25.000 scale Ed. Selca;
> A number of excursion proposals can also be consulted on trekking.parcoforestecasentinesi.it;
> A web map is available, available at maps.parcoforestecasentinesi.it;
> The PNFC trekking mapp is also available, an App to "navigate" on the Park's paths even in offline mode;
> The park has published the book "By bike in the park", which illustrates 20 routes designed especially for MTB. In the guide, in addition to the route map, all the characteristics of the itineraries are indicated, such as length, height difference, difficulty, time required and recommended period, as well as any support structures, things to see and much more. It is possible to download the GPX tracks of the routes described in the guide;
> If you want more information on rental and E-bike guides go to the dedicated page;
Whether you are an expert cyclist or a tourist who wants to enjoy the wonders of nature by bike, we recommend you enjoy a magnificent experience in the National Park of the Casentino Forests, a true paradise for mountain biking.