Rivera – Alpe Foppa

Biking up to Alpe Foppa

The Rivera – Alpe Foppa MTB connection follows stage 3 of the “66 Lugano Bike” regional route to the Restaurant Alpe Foppa. The trail, which mostly goes through woodland, is characterised by a forest road, half asphalted and half gravel, that is closed to traffic. About halfway along the route you can stop at the intermediate station of the cable car, where you will also find the Snack Bar of the Adventure Park. Those who wish can continue by cable car to the Restaurant Alpe Foppa.

This route is signposted as follows:


Main stops:

Rivera (valley station of the cable car) – Monte Ceneri – Monti di Spina  – Piano di Mora (intermediate station of the cable car) – Alpe Foppa (mountain station of the cable car)



10.1 km


50 % gravel road, 50% asphalted

Total climb / descent:

1096 m / 37 m

Time required:

3 h






Watch the map Switzerland Mobile




Charging station (free) for E-bikes and a small service station for all mountain bikes at Alpe Foppa. A second service station is located at the bottom station of the cableway in Rivera.