La Voladora Parma

A mountain bike route open to all sports that connects Lesignano de Bagni to Parma in the fabulous setting of the hills of Parma populated by churches, museums and castles
  • Travelling time: Half a day

  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Why we love it: A trek to discover the Parma torrent

  • Length: 25 km

  • Total Elevation Gain: 200 m

  • Way to travel: On foot, by bike, on horseback

  • Cost: 0 €

  • Our Advice: Bikable preferably during the spring and summer

Map of "Voladora", Parma, Italy
Map of "Voladora", Parma, Italy

Twenty one km by mountain-bike, foot or horseriding, that connect Langhirano to Parma and viceversa, passing through Traversetolo and Montechiarugolo. This itinerary along the river Parma, 90% far from the street traffic, goes from Lesignano to Parma, through the municipal areas of Traversetolo and Montechiarugolo.

It's the Voladora, a 21 km path of about 200 meters og height difference. It connects the localities of Mulino di Arnano (Badia Cavana), Mulazzano Ponte, Lesignano Bagni, Santa Maria del Piano, Mamiano, Basilicanova, Marano (water basin of the Parma river), alternating white roads, asphalted municipal roads and a part on the banks. Along the whole itinerary there are emergency panels for help.

Hills of Lesignano de' Bagni, Parma
Hills of Lesignano de' Bagni, Parma

Cover photo of John Orlando via Flickr