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Lake Reschen - Verona 8-day Cycling Tour Level 2

  • 8days
  • Italy

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Self-guided 8-day Lake Reschen to Verona Tour

On Adige cycle path to the South

A small balcony that had a big impact. Two young people in love till the death. Live the story in the historic town of Verona. Where Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was set is your final destination. In Reschen you hop onto the bike and start peddling. Over eight days you will cycle through a Mediterranean landscape, grape-hung vineyards and numerous orchards. At every stop there is another delicacy to try!

Details of the cycle tour from Lake Reschen to Verona

When Germany gradually changes into Italy you have arrived in the ‘real’ South Tyrol. Take the bike along the Adige to Schlanders, Merano, Bolzano, Trento and Riva Over. These towns are definitely worth a pit stop. There are plenty of freshly harvested fruit and vegetables there. Once you’ve arrived in Verona, it’s time to put your feet up. After a short break, the search for the best ‘gelato’ commences. Tipp: Try a daring ice cream flavour. How about fig caramel in ice cream parlour Gelateria Ballini on Piazza San Tomaso? Tuck in and enjoy!

Highlights of the cycle tour from Lake Reschen to Verona

  • Colourful sea of flowers: Depending on the season, northern Italy shines in colourful floral splendour. Pink, white and pale yellow blooms ooze their beguiling fragrance. Take a whiff for yourself!
  • Messner Mountain Museum: In South Tyrol, the Museum in Bolzano has dedicated itself entirely to the man from the ice. Learn about the Stone Age and the mystery surrounding Ötzi.
  • Experience ‘Amore mio’ in Verona: Experience the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliette during an interactive city tour.
  • Useful information about the cycle tour from Lake Reschen to Verona
  • Beautiful cycle paths along the Adige await you. Cycle across few gradients and almost continually asphalted paths through picturesque towns. Those cyclists who enjoy riding downhill will also be pleased: from the Rechenpass to Lake Garda, the route continues for 1500 metres down the valley. But please – remember to break!
  • Tour character: Level 2
  • You will ride on beautiful bike paths mainly along the Adige River. The route will lead you from Reschenpass (mountain pass) almost 1,500 metres in altitude downhill to Lake Garda. However, you will have to cycle up some small climbs too. Overall, you will find yourself on beautiful bike paths and asphalted country roads. 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 Boat ride on Lake Garda incl. your bike
  • 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 and Sunday 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


  • Landeck train station (North Tyrol), public bus to Reschen
  • Innsbruck, Munich and Verona airport
  • Car park costs approx 35 EUR per week
  • Train connections from Verona 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

    By car, by train and bus to Reschenpass (mountain pass) and further to Reschen.

  • Day 2

    Reschen – Schlanders approx. 45km

    Today you will cycle alongside 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 magnificent castles (mountaineer Reinhold Messner’s castle Juval). Whilst you are rolling downhill on your bike into tranquil Merano with its Mediterranean vegetation, marvellous views of the impressive mountain massif Ortlermassiv and the mountain pass Stilfserjoch.

  • Day 4

    Meran – Bozen approx. 30-45km

    Two paths lead to Bolzano: One along the Adige River and another through the impressive landscape of orchards via Lana and Eppan. Here you can find the Messner Mountain Museum in the well-restored ruin of Sigmundskron. Ötzi – the man from the ice – is worth a visit.

  • Day 5

    Bozen – Trento approx. 70km

    You will mainly cycle along the river Adige and partly through orchards to Salurn, where the German speaking South Tyrol ends. From here, you will continue to Trento with its interesting old town.

  • Day 6

    Trento –Southern Lake Garda approx. 50km

    At first, you will continue cycling along the Adige through Rovereto and on to Mori. From where the route leads westwards towards Lake Garda. In Mori you will taste the world famous pistachio ice-cream in the Gelateria Bologna. After a short ascent, Passo San Giovanni, you will descend down to the lake and to Torbole and further on to Riva. From here, a boat will take you down the entire length of the lake.

  • Day 7

    Southern Lake Garda – Verona approx. 50km

    You will travel on partly flat, partly hilly roads through the vine hills to Verona, a city full of attractions (festival arena, Julia’s house, old city walls).

  • 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 09 2021 Oct 16 2021 10 Single rooms 1,018€
Double rooms 829€

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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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