Finale Ligure

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Rating
Beginner: 
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Advanced: 
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Expert: 
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
DH / FR: 
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
AM / Trail: 
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
XC: 
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Overall: 
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
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Location: 
17024 Finale Ligure , SV
Italy
Email: 
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Season:

April
November
Trails: 
Lots of trails for XC, AM and built Freeride and Downhill trails.
Uplift info: 
Shuttle companies can bring you to the trails.
Vertical drop: 
Depending on track. Long descents are possible too.
Ticket info: 
Shuttle day is about € 40 per person.
Category: 
Region
Riding: 
DH
FR
AM
XC
Marker: 
Region
Bikeshop: 
Yes
Bikewash: 
Yes
Shower: 
No

The small coastal town Finale Ligure is a hot spot of the international mountain bike scene. Located 70 kilometres south of Genoa at the Italian “Palm Riviera”, Finale Ligure is easy to reach by car from Germany, Switzerland and Austria, or by plane (Genoa international airport). Finale Ligure is surrounded by mountains of up to 1380 metres a.s.l whose craggy foothills end in the blue meridian sea. Trails with great panoramic views lead to the seashore.

This combination attracts numerous cyclists to the small historical town each year.

The area around Finale Ligure offers you thrilling downhills and cracking cross-country tours. Finale is just great for everyone, from the beginner to the advanced rider, as it offers a range of trails for every level. Regardless of how long or how far you go, once you’re out on the bike, having fun in the sun, nothing matters! And you’ll get a lot of sun in Final Ligure, it shines 300 days a year!

A bike season that goes all year long has made Finale Ligure a great destination for bikers.
The unique Ligurian climate keeps the temperatures above 10 degrees Celsius even in the winter time. Many cyclists start their bike season in February or March, enjoying the 15+ degrees thus escaping the winter at home. Finale Ligure has been a traditional spot for road and mountain bike riders for decades now. The locals are into sports and know the demands of cyclists in special. The open minded and cooperative attitude made Finale Ligure a mecca for riders of all bike types.

In Finale you will find all the services you need: specialized bike hotels, tour guides and well equipped bike shops. So don’t miss to bike these sweet trails everyone is talking about!

You can ride all year round but summer month (July, August) are to hot for XC riding.

Trails:

Finale Ligure is the land of flowy single trails! While this term has been heavily used in the past decade and almost every resort claims it, but in this case it’s absolutely true. Finale Ligure has a unique trail network that makes it a mountain bike heaven. Whether you prefer easy going cross country tours or thrilling freeride descents, you’ll find your dream trails.

The style of the trails range from soft forest terrain to rocky, almost blocked paths and of course everything in between. The perfect combination for days of excellent mountain biking!

 
Operating schedule: 

Normally no shuttle on Wednesdays and Sundays in winter month due to hunting days. Check the shuttle providers website for the latest information.

Transport info: 

Shuttle services are available. Finalefreeride.net also has some well maintained trails built on their own and on private land.

 
 
 
 
Service info: 

Bikewash is available and finale-freeride.net.

 
Event info: 

Finale Ligure participates in the Superenduro race series and is also part of the World Enduro Series. It is also well known for the yearly 24h Finale.

 
Accomodation info: 
Finale Ligure is also a summer vacation region and provides many possibilities to enjoy your stay. From camping to renting a finca.
 
You can find accommodation from Booking.com here.
Food info: 

Finale Ligure in Final Borgo has a lot of very good restaurants. Enjoy the mediterranian food. Calculate about 20 EUR for good food and a drink.