Lake Garda on gravel

Lake Garda on gravel

SELF GUIDED GRAVEL BIKE HOLIDAY

From 295 €/person
April–October Max. 65 km/day Min 2 pax

Up and down the hills of Verona and the gentle morainic hills of Lake Garda

A week on the gravel bike discovering Valpolicella and its paths immersed in the vineyards, and the morainic hills that surround Lake Garda: modest hills crossed by fascinating dirt roads, a dream for every gravel bike lover. The routes explore the countryside among vineyards, the villages rich in history and an area dotted with Venetian Villas, with easy and panoramic climbs. The routes lead to villages dominated by medieval castles, large corn fields and vineyards and enjoy the sweet views of Lake Garda. Let's not forget the food and wine aspect: let yourself be tempted by the numerous taverns along the routes to savor a glass of Valpolicella or Custoza, accompanied by the tasty dishes of the culinary tradition of Verona and Mantua.

  • HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR
  • Ancient villages and medieval castles
  • Valpolicella at its best
  • The lonely white roads of the morainic hills
  • A dip in Lake Garda
Book with confidence

Cancellation insurance is included in the price!

We care about safety

Bikes are sanitized, and guarantee social distancing.

Need a bike?

Rent a full carbon Bergamont gravel bike!

Program

Individual arrival in Peschiera.

Gravel bike fitting (if rental included).

Overnight in agriturismo in Pozzolengo.

This route explores the area of the moraine hills around Desenzano del Garda, graceful town facing on Lake Garda. The itinerary follows nice dirt roads surrounded by beautiful countryside until it gets to Desenzano del Garda: the town centre features a charming port and a pleasant promenade. After some up-and-downs, the itinerary first crosses the village of Lonato, overlooked by a majestic castle, and then reaches Castiglione delle Stiviere, a beautiful hill town. The route goes back to Pozzolengo following dirt roads in the countryside, spotted with ancient churches and typical farmhouses.

Overnight in agriturismo in Pozzolengo.

The itinerary visits the hills in the southern side of Lake Garda, characterized by many beautiful medieval villages. The first village on the way in Solferino, famous for the Italian independence war’s battle and featuring a beautiful lookout from where to enjoy a great view over the hills, lake Garda and the mountains. The itinerary continues in the countryside and reaches first Cavriana, then Volta Mantovana (and its beautiful palace and garden) and finally, following a dirt road flanked by a canal, Borghetto sul Mincio, a fairy-tale village crossed by river Mincio. Before getting back to Pozzolengo, the route passes by Castellaro Lagusello, a nice village that features a heart-shaped lake.

Overnight in agriturismo in Pozzolengo.

Today’s ride heads towards Lake Garda eastern coast. After reaching Peschiera del Garda, nice village that faces the lake, the route goes towards the hilly hinterland, where the hills are covered by vineyards and olive groves. After some up-and-downs on dirt roads, the itinerary gets to Lazise, one of the most beautiful towns on the east side of Lake Garda. After visiting Lazise, the route flanks the nice coastline until it gets back to Peschiera del Garda and then, before getting back to Pozzolengo, it passes by the graceful village of Ponti sul Mincio.

6 pm We’ll come and collect the bikes, if rented.

Overnight in agriturismo in Pozzolengo.

Check out and individual departure.

Price and information

Lake Garda on gravel SELF GUIDED (Travel package, 5 days, 4 nights, 3 days by gravel bike)

295,00 € Accommodation in Double Room

395,00 € Accommodation in Single Room

+ 50,00 € For departures in July and August

Included costs of insurance and booking handling: 20,00 € /person

Deposit 60,00 €

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).

• 4 overnights stay with breakfast in agriturismo in Peschiera, with small swimming pool

• GPX itineraries and PDF road book

• Telephonic assistance 24/7

• Medical and luggage insurance

• CANCELLATION INSURANCE (read all details)

  • Bike rental (see extra)
  • Meals
  • City taxes
  • Anything not listed among the included services

+ 160.00 € /person For 4 days of Bergamont gravel bike rental, including lock, helmet, mobile holder, rear under-saddle bag (bike packing), delivered in Verona, picked up in Peschiera

Booking

  • Every Monday from April to October 2022 (Book 30 days before departure!)

Departures in July and August have a price supplement.

  1. Check all documents of the travel contract.
  2. Book online up to 30 days before departure: you pay the deposit (about 20% of the cost of the tour) and the extras.
  3. We’ll send you a link for the payment of the balance. 
  4. Balance has to be paid up to 21 days before departure. In this moment we activate the cancellation insurance.
  5. All done, get ready for your Holidays! 🙂

…Are you late and you want to book? Give us a call!

You might be worried about the actual safety conditions linked with Covid-19. We defined special cancellation policies for 2021 and included the cancellation insurance in all travel packages, read here.

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