Lake Garda to Venice

Lake Garda to Venice

An easy 7-days-itinerary to get the best of North-East of Italy

From 159 €/person
7 days Self guided 60 km/day

From the city of Love to the city on the Water, crossing the Veneto region from East to West

The route starts off touching the waters of Lake Garda and visiting the unique Verona. We head to Montagnana, surrounded by high medieval walls and built at the foot of the Euganean Hills; then we overnight in Vicenza, rich of beautiful buildings designed by the famous architect Andrea Palladio; we reach Bassano del Grappa (yes, grappa!) embraced by mountains; the old Treviso crossed by romantic canals and eventually reach the sea, enjoying a great view over Venice. The itinerary, mainly in the flat land, skirts the Berici Hills, the Prealps and the hills of Asolo, beautiful areas where you can find lush nature, old villages and elegant villas. We'll reach Mestre by bike. From there Venice is only 10 minutes away by train.

  • HIGHLIGHTS
  • The beautiful scenario of Lake Garda
  • Verona and Venezia (UNESCO Heritage Site)
  • The beautiful and less known Vicenza and Treviso
  • The chess of Marostica and the Grappa of Bassano

Itinerary

DAY 1 – Verona > Lake Garda and back

60 km – Some small climbs

In the morning we wait for you at the shop for the bike fitting!

From the city center of Verona, we bike towards Garda Lake among vineyards and olive trees. The view on the lake is wonderful: a charming blue mirror among high mountains. We visit the villages of Garda and Bardolino. Way back in minibus or train.

DAY 2 – Verona > Montagnana

62 km – Flat

From Verona we head east following the river Adige, cycling on bike paths and small country roads. We stop in Cologna Veneta, city of the delicious mandorlato (nougat) and then we get to Montagnana, a small medieval city surrounded by well-preserved old walls.

DAY 3 – Montagnana > Vicenza

50 km – Some small climbs

We cycle from the flatlands to the foot of the Berici Hills along little roads in the middle of the vineyards, passing through ancient villages with hundred-year-old villas and parks. Before getting to Vicenza, the charming city of Andrea Palladio, we visit from outside one of his most famous masterpieces, Villa La Rotonda.

DAY 4 – Vicenza > Bassano del Grappa

47 km – Flat

The route winds in the countryside of Vicenza and approaches to the foot of the Prealps, an area rich of rural houses and elegant Venetian Villas. We stop in the walled city of Marostica, famous for its living chess event and square, and in Villa Angarano, designed by Andrea Palladio: there we taste their nice organic wines. Finally we arrive to Bassano del Grappa crossing the well-known wooden bridge and enjoying the beautiful view over the mountains.

DAY 5 – Bassano del Grappa > Treviso

64 km – Mostly flat

We skirt the lush Monte Grappa and the hills of Asolo, then we follow bike paths along streams of spring water until Castelfranco Veneto, a walled city famous for being Giorgione’s hometown. We get to Treviso following a shady bike path built over a old railway.

DAY 6 – Treviso > Mestre (Venezia)

52 KM – Flat

From Treviso we follow the windy Sile river on a beautiful bike path, deep in the green of the woods, just interrupted by some noble Venetian Villas that reflect on the clear water of the river. We reach Mestre passing through San Giuliano Park, a green area with a great view over the Venezia. The bike itinerary ends in Mestre. Venezia is only 10 minutes away by train.

DAY 7 – Back to Verona by train

Back to Verona by train. It is about one hour and a half!

Book the tour

Select the departure day (the beginning of the rental); if you like add the supplements (electric/gravel bike; luggage transfer…) and proceed with the online payment. Within 5 days, you’ll receive the gps itinerary and the road book in pdf. If, for reasons of force majeure, it would not be possible to provide the requested services, we will inform you immediately and proceed with the full refund of the paid amount. See you on the departure day with the bike and the printed road book!

Lake Garda to Venice (Self-guided bike Holiday)

159,00 7 days

  • FEE PER PERSON, INCLUDED SERVICES:
  • 7 days hybrid bike rental, with helmet, lock, a pannier, repair kit, sanitized water bottle, mobile holder for bike handlebar
  • GPS itinerary and printed road book
  • Medical-luggage insurance
  • Assistance (call/whatsapp) 7/7
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Itinerary on the mobile and printed road book

Follow the route on the mobile holder on the bike's handlebar.

Your bike waits for you in Verona!

Hybrid bike or e-bike: choose your way.

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