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Lake Reschen to Lake Garda 8-day Self-guided Tour Level 1

  • 8days
  • Italy

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8-days Lake Reschen to Lake Garda

On Adige cycle path to The Lago

Mediterranean landscapes, wonderful cultural hotspots and culinary highlights to suit every taste. This all awaits you on the cycle tour from the Reschensee to Lake Garda. From Reschen/Italy you cycle along the Adige Cycle Path through the wonderful South Tyrol to Lake Garda. Selected wines, traditional Italian cuisine and tasty antipasti can be enjoyed on the tour.

Details about the cycle tour from Reschensee to Lake Garda

The leisure and culture lovers among you have a reason to be happy. Because on the bike saddle towards Lake Garda you will experience not only mountain panoramas and charming landscapes, but also culinary delights of the highest class. From the Alps, you can soar 1500 metres downhill into sunny Italy. Meran, Bolzano and Trento are just a few South Tyrolean villages that line the cycle path to Lake Lago. Through the vineyards and orchards you cycle in good spirits on well-maintained cycled paths towards the destination.

Indulgence: treat yourself to a rest along the South Tyrolean Wine Route and enjoy a glass or two of fine wine. What will you find? Characterful white wine and strong red wine specialities that will provide pure enjoyment.

With every push of the pedals, the Italian way of life gets stronger. Be enchanted by the Dolce Vita and immerse yourself in the relaxed and enjoyable lifestyle around Lake Garda. Pizza, pasta and gelato are just waiting to be eaten. Once you arrive at Lake Garda you can finally relax and enjoy yourself.

Highlights of the cycle tour on the Adige cycle path at a glance

  • The sunken church: The sunken church in the Reschensee is especially worth seeing. Tip: before leaving, take time to take a photo of the impressive natural landscape.
  • South Tyrol: If you had to describe South Tyrol in three words, it would be: wine, charm and nature. No matter where, South Tyrol is impressive. From Meran to Bolzano it has a unique flair and incomparable hospitality.
  • Lago di Garda: Lake Garda and its lovely towns and villages offers a special lifestyle. No place is like the other and so the lake offers the right spot for everyone. Just enjoy the good life and relax.

Useful information about the tour

In the seven or eight-day tour, you cover approximately 250 kilometres by bike. For the most part, the route runs along the Adige. It goes downhill about 1,500 metres. Enjoy the cook breeze before tackling a few inclines.

Tour character: Level 1

You will cycle on beautiful bike paths mainly along the Adige River. The route will lead you from the Reschenpass (mountain pass) almost 1,500 metres in altitude downhill to Lake Garda. However, you will have to cycle some small climbs too. Overall, you will find yourself on beautiful bike paths and country lanes. Unfortunately, moderate traffic is unavoidable on some short connecting roads.

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • Accommodation 3* and 4* hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
  • 1 pistachio ice-cream on the way to Lake Garda
  • GPS-data is available
  • 7-day Service hotline

Not included in the Tour:

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
  • Return transfer by minibus to Reschen every Saturday, Monday morning and Tuesday afternoon, costs 79 EUR,- per person incl. your bike, to be paid for at the time, reservation is necessary
  • Tourist tax, if due

Arrival/parking/departure:

  • Landeck train station (North Tyrol), public bus to Reschen
  • Innsbruck, Munich and Verona airport
  • Car park costs approx 35 EUR per week
  • Public bus to Rovereto and train connections via Bolzano and Merano to Mals, public bus to Reschen
  • Departure Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays

If you would like to rent a bike (85 EUR) or e-bike (189 EUR), please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Reschen

    In the evening, you have a personal tour information and the handover of rental bikes.

  • Day 2

    Reschen – Schlanders approx. 45km

    Today you will cycle along Lake Reschen with a great view of the sunken church of Graun until you reach the medieval village of Glurns (perfectly preserved medieval city walls). Your destination is Schlanders, the capital of the famous Vinschgauer.

  • Day 3

    Schlanders – Meran approx. 40km

    On your way you will come across some magnificent castles (mountaineer Reinhold Messner’s castle Juval) and you will get marvellous views of the impressive mountain Ortlermassiv and the mountain pass Stilfserjoch, whilst you are rolling down on your bike into the tranquil Merano with its Mediterranean vegetation.

  • Day 4

    Meran – Bozen approx. 30 – 45km

    There are two alternative ways leading to Bolzano: either you cycle along the river Adige or you take the way with impressive landscapes through orchards to Lana and Eppan. On this route you can even visit the Messner Mountain Museum, which is located in the renovated ruin Sigmundskron. Ötzi, the Iceman, is surely worth a visit.

  • Day 5

    Bozen – Auer approx. 30km

    You cycle through numerous orchards and vineyards in the area of the wine trail of South Tyrol. Moreover, you pass a lot of castles, palaces and ruins as well as the wine village Eppan. Then you continue to Lake Caldaro before you get to Auer.

  • Day 6

    Auer – Trient approx. 45km

    Mostly along the nice cycle path of the river Adige, partly through orchards again, until you get to Salurn, where the German-speaking South Tyrol ends. The causeways lead until Trento, which has a lovely and impressive old town.

  • Day 7

    Trient – Torbole/Riva approx. 50km

    Today, you will cycle on bike paths along the river Adige via the old Tyrolean border town of Rovereto to Mori. From here, the route leads westward to Lake Garda. In Mori you will taste the world famous pistachio ice-cream in the Gelateria Bologna. After a short climb to Passo S. Giovanni (150 metres), you will head down to the lake to Torbole or Riva.

  • Day 8

    Departure or extension

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Oct 08 2021 Oct 15 2021 10 Single rooms 988€
Double rooms 799€
Oct 09 2021 Oct 16 2021 10 Single rooms 988€
Double rooms 799€

Car rental in Italy

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

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