Alps and Lakes: Verona, Bassano, Trento
Individual arrival in Verona.
Bike fitting at ITINERA BIKE shop, via Madonna del Terraglio 5, Verona, if bike rental included.
Overnight at Pietra di Verona Residence.
From Verona we head South-East following the river Adige cycling on a bike path that crosses the Veneto countryside. Here, among immense cultivated fields and ancient rural house, we cross a few villages such as Bologna Veneta, city of the delicious mandorlato (nougat) and we finally get to Montagnana, a small medieval city surrounded by well-preserved old walls.
Overnight in Montagnana, where your luggage waits for you.
The itinerary approaches the foot of the Berici Hills and follows little road in the middle of the vineyards, passing though ancient villages with hundred-year-old villas that still feature beautiful frescos and lush parks. Before getting to Vicenza, the charming city of Andrea Palladio, the itinerary flanks one of his masterpieces, Villa La Rotonda.
Overnight in Vicenza, where your luggage waits for you.
The route leaves Vicenza behind and dives deep into the countryside, an area spotted with ancient rural houses and Venetian Villa, and goes towards the first elevation of the Prealps. On the way, the village of Marostica – surrounded by medieval walls deserves a visit because of the famous chess square, where every two year a living chess match takes place. Finally, the itinerary gets to Bassano del Grappa passing by Villa Angarano, designed by Andrea Palladio. Don’t get there too late, Bassano is a charming town at the foot of the mountains that features a famous wooden bridge.
Overnight in Bassano del Grappa, where your luggage waits for you.
The itinerary follows the river Brenta all day long. Initially, the river goes through the mountains along a green valleys that get more and more narrow until the itinerary follows a bike path that is flanked by the water of the river and the rocks of the mountains. The bike path continues in Valsugana, a large valley surrounded by high mountains, crosses cultivated fields and forests until it gets to Borgo Valsugana, a charming village overlooked by a castle.
Overnight in Borgo Valsugana, where your luggage waits for you.
The itinerary keeps following the Valsugana bike path until it reaches two lakes at the beginning of the valley. The route flanks Lake Caldonazzo and with a small detour it is possible to reach the little Lake of Levico: in both lakes it is difficult to resist the temptation of a dive in the refreshing water! The last miles of the route are downhill until the city of Trento. Dedicate some time to the visit of the city: the Cathedral of San Vigilio and the Castle of Buonconsiglio are unmissable.
Overnight in Trento, where your luggage waits for you.
Trento, a bike-friendly city, is crossed by river Adige. The itinerary follows the bike path that flanks the river, heading south: the valley is spotted with many medieval castles, visible from the bike path. The route passes by Rovereto, a charming old town, and then heads to Mori, from where the route gets a little harder. Still a few demanding climbs and then surprise: Lake Garda! After taking some pictures from the hills, the itinerary goes all the way down to the lake, it flanks the coast and it gets to the beautiful Riva del Garda. Don’t miss the ferry to Garda, the 2 hours of navigation are one of the highlights of the trip.
Overnight in Garda, where your luggage waits for you.
The route follows a bike path that runs along Lake Garda’s shore until Bardolino, a charming and living village famous for the production of red wine. A coffee in the old centre is worthy.
Now the itinerary heads inland and follows small roads though vineyards and olive groves on rolling hills until it reaches the river Adige bike path. The last miles are flat and safe, all along the bike path that finally leads back to Verona.
If you rented the bikes with us, return the bikes at the shop.
Overnight in Verona, where your luggage waits for you.
Check out and greetings.
Alps and Lakes SELF GUIDED (Travel package, 9 days, 8 nights, 7 days by bike)
990,00 € Accommodation in Double room
1210,00 € Accommodation in Single room
MINIMUM 4 PEOPLE
Included costs of insurance and booking handling: 35,00 € /person
Deposit 150,00 €
To book, pay deposit and extras online. Balance has to be paid up to 21 days before departure (we’ll send you a link after your online booking).
- 8 nights with breakfast Hotel***/**** or quality B&B
- 7 itineraries GPX
- Road/travel book in PDF
- 7 days luggage transfer from Hotel to Hotel
- Telephonic assistance 24/7
- Medical and luggage insurance
- CANCELLATION INSURANCE (read all details)
- Bike rental (see extra)
- City taxes
- Ferry on Lake Garda
- Anything not listed among the included services
+ 90.00 € /person for Rental of Hybrid bike for 7 days, with lock, helmet, pannier, mobile holder
+ 140.00 € /person for Rental of Kalkhoff e-bike for 7 days, with lock, helmet, pannier, mobile holder
+ 190.00 € /person for Rental of Bergamont gravel bike for 7 days, with lock, helmet, pannier, mobile holder
- Everyday Friday from May to October 2022 (Book at least 30 days before departure!)
MINIMUM 4 PEOPLE
- Check all documents of the travel contract.
- Book online up to 30 days before departure: you pay the deposit (about 20% of the cost of the tour) and the extras.
- We’ll send you a link for the payment of the balance.
- Balance has to be paid up to 21 days before departure. In this moment we activate the cancellation insurance and we’ll send you GPX tracks and the PDF of the road/travel book.
- All done, get ready for your Holidays! 🙂