Arrival in Bolzano
Individual arrival to Bolsano. Welcome briefing and Dinner with the group and tour guide.
You will pedal along beautiful cycle paths beside the river Adige, partly through orchards, to Salorno where the German speaking Tyrol ends. The pathways along a dam lead right to Trento (picturesque old town).
First, you will continue to cycle along the Adige, through Rovereto and on to Mori from where the tour leads westwards towards Lake Garda. After a short ascent, you will descend down to the lake to Torbole and further on to Riva. From here, a boat trip will then take you down the entire length of the lake.
Partly flat, partly slightly hilly, the route will take you through the vineyards on to Verona, a town full of sights (the Festival Arena, Juliet’s house, the old town walls), guided city tour.
Today’s route is initially flat and then you will cycle through the Monti Berici hills to the excursion area of Vicenza, with a beautiful view over the city. To make this longer stage a bit shorter, you can also travel the first part by train to San Bonifacio. In the old town of Vicenza you can feel the spirit of Palladio, the famous architect from the Middle Ages. Dinner.
On leaving Vicenza, you will see numerous Venetian villas, such as the Villa Rotonda. The route along the river Bacchiglione leads to Abano Terme, one of the famous Italian spa towns. From here it is just a short way to Padua, the city of St Anthony and the scholars. If you are culturally-minded, you will be delighted. Visit of the Giotto Capella.
With a light wind behind you most of the time, it’s an easy ride towards the sea. The landscape is full of meadows and fields. This stage will take you to the mainland before Venice, with its excellent bus service into the city of lagoons. City tour and farewll dinner.
The route is flat as far as easily hilly; the only strenuous part is the Monti Berici. The first two stages are predominantly on bicycle paths, southern and eastern from Lake Garda you cycle mostly on economy paths and side roads. As a result of missing bicycle paths there are a few, short sections on streets with heavy traffic. You are cycling on almost continuous asphalted ways.
- 7 overnight stays in category charm, 4****
- Accommodation in booked category
- Breakfast buffet
- 1x Gelato on the way to lake garda
- 1x Grappa-Degustation in Venice
- Personal tour information on spot
- Welcome briefing (German, English)
- Boat journey on Lago di Garda
- Best elaborated route
- Detailed travel documents, route maps, way description, sight-seeing, important telephone numbers
- GPS-tracks available
- Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
- Rental bike - insurance
- Arrival and departure
- costs for parking
- optional sightseeing’s
- city maps
- Travel Insurance
- costs of the private requirements
Arrival/ departure and parking information
- From railway station to hotel approx. 10 minutes. We recommend a taxi, approx. 10,- €.
- Guarded parking slots, subject to a charge, reservation not possible
- Transfer by bus from Venice to Bolzano every friday, saturday and sunday morning, costs per person 65,- €, reservation on request and beforehand.
Charm category: see description
Category A: 3*** and 4**** hotels
Category B: 3*** hotels, 1 x 4**** hotel at the outskirts of the city
Hotel Scala Stiegl
The 4**** hotel Scala Stiegl is located in the heart of Bolzano presenting its beautiful art nouveau façade and offering historic charm.
The Hotel Accademia is situated in the old town center of Trento, close to the beautiful Piazza Duomo and most tourist attractions of the city.
Hotel Lido International
The Lido International Hotel, at the beginning an historical home in Desenzano del Garda with its beach to the lake and already a meeting place since the 60's, takes the kind of 4 stars hotel following a restructuring in 2004.
Hotel Blu Lake
The hotel Blu Lake in Sirmione is located in a prime position between the twor shores of the Sirmione Peninsula.
Hotel San Marco
Verona unveils a new landmark in the world of wellness! Easily accessible and conveniently located Hotel San Marco City Resort & SPA is proud to offer its guests its exclusive services in a delightful setting where modern and classic style tastefully blend together.
Hotel Campo Marzio
Welcome to Hotel Campo Marzio
All the convenience of a hotel situated in the city centre near Vicenza railway station
For those who are looking for the right type of accommodation among the 4-star hotels situated in Vicenza city centre, the Hotel Campo Marzio is the ideal choice.
On both business and pleasure trips, it is always extremely convenient to stop over here to discover Palladio’s home town.
4 Stars Hotel in the heart of Padova.
Padova is a city rich in culture and charm. Elegant and understated, it encloses, within its sixteenth-century walls, an artistic and historic heritage consisting of churches, buildings and museums.
Events and exhibitions of all kinds make it a very lively and interesting city: it offers visitors original and unique attractions.
Park Hotel Ai Pini
You spend the night in a historic villa, for sure the best place located on the mainland before Venice, amidst amazing gardens.