The lake of Comabbio is situated in in Varese, 3 kilometers from lake Varese to the one was once connected. It extends for 9 kilometers and its a naturalistic oasis rich aquatic plants. It’s 8 meters deep at its best.
Starting from ternate park the cycle path is 12,5 kilometers long. In Varano Borghi, in Bellafora, is possible with another cycle path reach the cycle path of Lake of Varese.
The path is full of beautiful naturalistic landscapes, along the track, just before Ternate park, you can walk through a wooden platform, which gives you the sensation of walking on the lake.

The small lake, currently not swimming, is home to a wide variety of animals and floral species that here find a perfect habitat, thanks to the absolute ban on the use of motor boats.

Details

  • Recommended bicycle route

  • Route suitable for walking

  • Duration by bicycle: 1 hours e 10 min

  • Duration on foot: 2 ore e 30 min

  • Distance: 12.3 km

  • Altitude difference: 80 mt

  • Max. slope: 10%

  • Starting and finishing point: Ternate

  • Gravel percentage: 0%

  • Difficoltà: easy

Connection with the lake of Varese

It is the path, almost completely in the sun, that combines the cycle path of Lake Varese with the cycle path of Lake Comabbio. It is a completely dirt track and it is appropriate to use the mountain bike or bicycles with tires from the large section. In the summer are advisable cool hours and equip themselves to protect themselves from midges and mosquitoes considering that you pass right next to the Brabbia Swamp. In the middle of the path, completely flat, there is the ornithological station of the Brabbia Swamp (for info: http://www.lipu.it/palude-brabbia-va)

Details

  • Recommended bicycle route

  • Route suitable for walking

  • Duration by bicycle: 30 min

  • Duration on foot: 2 ore e 30 min

  • Distance: 4 km

  • Altitude difference: 20 mt

  • Max. slope: 0%

  • Starting point: Boffalora

  • Point of arrival Cassinetta

  • Gravel percentage: 80%

  • Difficoltà: easy