Bolzano to Lake Garda - Leisurely

Hotel & Bike 6 nights

VISITING: Italy

Why we love this tour

"A great first time tour for families or those looking for a leisurely holiday as the distances are shorter and there are numerous options to shorten the stages. You get two nights in the fascinating town of Bolzano with its Austrian and Italian influences."

Vineyards, mountains, castles & orchards

The beautiful Adige river valley and Lake Garda

Two nights in Bolzano with its unique Austrian & Italian influences

Easy rides along dedicated cycle paths

Guiding
Self-Guided
Distance
99miles/160km
Level
Easy
Standard
Superior
Departs
Departs any day
Runs
Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Code
IT057
Fly to
Verona
Good for
Families, Riverside Routes
Return
Verona

Discover the delights of Italy’s South Tyrol region on a tour with leisurely cycling, that follows the Adige river downhill from the mountain town of Bolzano to the twinkling waters of Lake Garda. You’ll cycle through magnificent valleys with immense mountain backdrops, past grand castles, through fragrant vineyards and stop in delightful Alpine towns. With cycle rides between 15-28 miles (25-45km), you’re free to ride at your own pace and take time to explore the charms of north-east Italy.

You’ll notice the distinct blend of cultures, food and language as you cycle from the Austrian/German-influenced north of Italy. Town’s including Merano and Trento offer fascinating stops along the way, with an enjoyable mix of established architecture and contemporary culture.

Accommodation

3* & 4* Hotels

We use a pool of 4* and 3* hotels to maximise our availability for this tour, so regardless of the time of year we do our best to secure your dates of choice. The accommodation often has a lovely local flair, with a chance to experience local life with an authentic flavour of your destination.

3* & 4* Hotels

Breakfast included

Secure bike storage

Luggage transfer

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What's included

Price includes

6 nights accommodation: 3* & 4* hotels 

Board basis: Bed and breakfast

Luggage transportation

Maps and route information (GPS route available on request)

Pistachio ice-cream on the way to Lake Garda

Local contact number for assistance

Price excludes

Flights and transfers

Bike hire

Cycle helmets

Tourist tax

Bike hire and extras

Bike hire

Pannier, handlebar bag, comfortable gel saddle, repair kit, spare inner tube, pump and lock all included at no extra cost when you hire a bike

Hybrid Bike

Hybrid with 21 gears

£76

E-bike

£166

Child bike

With 20", 24” or 26” wheels

£61

Child tag-along

With 20” or 24” wheels

£61

Child trailer

Suitable for 1 - 2 children - total max. 29kg

£61

FollowMe with child bike

A 20" child's bike which connects to an adult bike when required

£88

Child seat

Suitable for ages 1- 4 years - max. 22kg

£19

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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about this tour. Simply click on a question to reveal the answer.

How do I get there?

Fly to Verona, Venice or Innsbruck, then take the train (Trenitalia) to Bolzano.

Alternatively by train, take the Eurostar from London to Paris, change for Torino Porta Susa, change for Verona Porta Nuova and change for Bolzano.

How do I get back?

Take a bus or taxi to Roverto and take the train (Trenitalia). Fly from Verona, Venice or Innsbruck.

What is an ‘Easy’ cycle holiday?

Your days will involve gentle riding, mainly on flat terrain and with minimal effort required. Easy cycling holidays are suitable for most people whether you are a regular cyclist or not, however we recommend at least a few practice rides before your holiday!

We are always on hand to offer advice, so please give us a call if you wish to chat about the tour’s grading.

 

Why are the hotels not listed in the itinerary?

We use a pool of hotels to maximise availability for you.

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