The long one:
86 km


The route

Timekeeping will take place on the climbs to the Gotthard Pass, Ronco and Carì.

Ambrì: the start

The start takes place in Ambrì and after the transfer to Airolo, the ascent to the Gotthard Pass begins via the Tremola. The old road is a masterpiece of engineering and still retains much of its original paving from 1800.


The difference in altitude of 932 metres and the average gradient of 7.4% allow all cyclists to reach their full potential. Its spectacular nature is due to the cobbles that have earned it the name "Paris-Roubaix of the Alps". The uniqueness of the landscape makes it a must do for all cyclists.

The climb to Ronco

After the Gotthard pass, the descent leads back to the village of Airolo and then goes on to Madrano. The second timed climb starts at 1200 meters above sea level and has a gradient of 5% to 8%. On arrival in Altanca, the efforts are rewarded with a spectacular view of the Leventina valley. After the village of Altanca, the road flattens out, giving you time to admire the beautiful panorama of the entire region. The finish is in Ronco (Cresta), at 1418 meters above sea level. 


Finish in style

The last climb is the one to Carì. It is about 10 km long with 900 metres of altitude gain. The climb was part of a mountain finish of the Tour de Suisse in 2016 when the Colombian Darwin Atapuma won ahead of the Frenchmen Warren Barguil and Pierre Latour and is the last obstacle of the Granfondo San Gottardo 2022.