The Green Ring

The Green Ring

A 7-days ring route to discover cities of art, green valleys and great mountain panoramas

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

Safe paths, crossing cities and mountain landscapes

The perfect tour with all the best of the region: cities rich of art, enchanted villages, the tranquillity of the countryside, green valleys and shining lakes. Let yourself be enchanted by the marvelous buildings and monuments of Verona, Vicenza and Trento and by the magic in the medieval villages of Montagnana, Marostica and Bassano del Grappa. For the nature lovers, majestic mountains runs all along the Valdadige and Valsugana, crossed by safe bike paths. For the one who look for some relax, the refreshing water of Lake Caldonazzo and Lake Garda are a temptation for hot summer days.

  • Verona (UNESCO Heritage Site)
  • Vicenza and Palladian Villas (UNESCO Heritage Site)
  • Trento and the alpine valleys
  • Riva, Garda and the beautiful scenario of Lake Garda

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 - Verona > Montagnana

62 km – Flat

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

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.

Day 2 - Montagnana > Vicenza

62 – Few easy climbs

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.

Day 3 - Vicenza > Bassano del Grappa

45 km – Flat

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.

Day 4 - Bassano del Grappa > Borgo Valsugana

55 km – Mostly flat

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.

Day 5 - Borgo Valsugana > Trento

42 km – Flat

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.

Day 6 - Trento > Garda

50 km – Some climbs

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.

Day 7 - Garda > Verona

37 km – Some climbs

The route follows a bike path that runs along Lake Garda until Bardolino, a charming and living village famous for the production of red wine: spend some time to visit the old centre. 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.

Return the bike at the shop. Greetings.

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!

The Green Ring (Self-guided bike Holiday)

159,00 7 days

  • 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.

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