Download bike map for Garmin GPS device around the Northern Italian Lakes

If you are navigating with a Garmin GPS or a compatible device, you can download the map of Northern Italian Lakes onto your device that can guide you over the roads around Lake Maggiore, Lake Varese, Lake Lugano and Lake Como.
We downloaded it from the website openmtbmap.org. We uploaded it in our Garmin GPS devices, then we tested it on our roads. It correctly runs.

The digital map, (100 MB) you can download, includes the area around Lake Maggiore, Lake Varese, Lake Lugano and Lake Como.
Inside you can find four files:

  • gmapbmap 48,809 KB
  • gmapbmap.sum 1 KB
  • gmapsupp 63,018 KB
  • gmaptz 592 KB

The digital map is available for everyone to download.

Check the compatibility
You needn't a micro-SD card: you can directly upload the map onto your device. We are talking a fairly small area.
Learn more at:openmtbmap.org. You can find useful info.

Varese map

Downtown Varese map

What's the Northern Italian Lakes map like

We’ve found that the map are typically better in towns as they are updated much more frequently, whereas Garmin maps tend to be more accurate in unpopulated areas. Across the board, Garmin maps are more likely to be consistent but you obviously have to pay for that luxury. However we haven't found a real different between Openmtbmap and Garmin map. Chech the compatibility with your device.

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