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Italy's river Adige 8-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 1
This beautiful tour offers you mountain scenery, green landscapes and gently flowing rivers. From the Austrian border through the Italian South Tyrol you will cycle along quiet and beautiful routes, past peaceful villages and picturesque little castles and cloisters. Highlight of the tour is a boat excursion on the Lake Garda, where you will enjoy this impressive expanse of water from a really unique perspective. At the end of the tour you’ll reach the fascinating Verona, the town of Romeo & Juliet, with its imposing Roman arena.
7 nights accommodation in 3* and 4* hotels
Welcome briefing in English
Transfer from Bolzano to Resia Pass
Route descriptions and maps
4-hour ferry cruise through Lake Garda
7-days Hotline service
80 € transfer Verona–Bolzano (bike included, min. 4 persons). Available on Saturday (other days only on request).
Local taxes (approx 10-15 €)
Everything not mentioned in the section “included”
If you would like to rent a bike (80 euro) or e-bike (190 euro) or helmet (15 Euro), please contact our office when booking: [email protected]
Slow Tours offers a number of other Cycling Tours in Europe
Individual arrival. Bolzano is a famous commercial and tourist centre and also a historical and cultural connection between the Italian and the German world.
Resiapass – Silandro (50 km).
We will drive you to Resia up to 1500 metres of height, where your cycling tour starts. The majestic cycle lane will take you past the lake Resia and the closter of Montemaria near Silandro.
Silandro – Merano (40 km).
The tour continues along the Adige, passing through orchards and nice landmarks like the imposing Castle Dornsberg. You arrive in the beautiful city of Merano.
Merano – Bolzano (35 Km).
Still cycling along the cycle lane you reach little towns like Nalles and Andriano and your destination, Bolzano. Take your time for a walk around the capital of the South Tyrol.
Bolzano – Trento (65/70 Km).
Cycling along the lane you follow the Adige beside apple orchards, vineyards and through the villages of Ora, Egna and Salorno. Along the river banks you ride towards Trento. Possibility to shorten the stage by taking the train in several train stations along the way.
Trento – Desenzano/Peschiera (50 km by bike + ferry).
You’ll reach the Lake Garda. Before leaving for Riva, don’t miss the sight of the lake from above! The ferry cruise takes you to the southern part of the lake. The boat excursion alone makes the whole trip worthwhile.
Desenzano/Peschiera – Verona (60/35 km).
Today you head to Verona, one of the most important and beautiful cities of Italy.
Departure after breakfast.
Due to organisational reasons, weather conditions or provisions issued by local authorities, the itinerary may be subject to some changes before and/or during the holiday. Along the way you may find temporary deviations (for example road works) which cannot be foreseen: in this case each rider can decide autonomously how to deal with these stretches.
If you would like to drive yourself before or after your tour, ask us for a quote on any brand new Renault, Peugeot or Citroen vehicle for driving in Europe.
Pick up your vehicle from most capital cities in Europe and return it to your drop off destination. Top insurance cover. Email [email protected] for a competitive quote