Bolzano to Verona
Along the Adige to Romeo & Juliet
Can’t decide between nature or culture? How about an experience that uniquely combines both? This spectacular bike tour goes from the capital of South Tyrol to the wonderful city of Verona. The route is mainly flat and follows the Adige River, taking you via fruitful orchards and breath-taking mountain scenes which uncover cities of ageless culture. Absorb yourself in a frosty ancient culture in the “Ötzi” museum in Bolzano. Get a taste of life in the from the 13th to 15th century from the frescoes in the Trento Cathedral. Allow your imagination to take you away in the home of one of the most beautiful yet tragic fictional love stories – Verona, where the story Romeo and Julio lives.
From £1160.00 P/P
Tour briefing and distribution of rental bikes. For the remainder of the day, we recommend visiting the city and the beautiful old town (Bowers)
The first leg of the tour around the South Tyrolean Wine Road will take you through vast amounts orchards and vineyards past an abundance of castles and ruins, you will then head on to Lake Caldaro up until you reach the charismatic wine village of Auer.
This day will mainly include cycling on a spectacular bike path by the River Adige, once again dipping into orchards on your way to Salurn, where German-speaking South Tyrol stops. You will end up in Trento by dam pathways where you can visit the incredible own town.
The day will start with cycling to Roverto along the Adige, from there the route will head west towards the adored Lake Garda. En route you will stop in Mori where you have the chance to try the world-renowned pistachio ice cream at the “Gelateria Bologna”. Afterwards is time for one of the gentle hills, that you will ascend and then again descend going past the lake, on to Torbole and continue on to Riva. Once you have arrived here you will explore the entire length of the lake by boat.
Before you start your journey to Verona, we recommend a tour through the historic centres of Dezenzano and Sirmione. After this you will cycle over the gently rolling hills to Verona. Soak in your first impressions of Verona, where the fairy-tale of Romeo and Juliet is still very much alive.
The sixth day is for cycling along the River Minico and taking in the sights of Verona before continuing onto the attractive town of Mantova. After a day of exploring and wonderful sights, the train will drop you back in Verona.
On this day we say goodbye after breakfast.
Difficulty – Moderate
You will cycle mainly on flat routes. There are some short ascents on the cycle path to Eppan and Lake Garda. You will find yourself on beautiful bike paths and country lanes. Unfortunately, moderate traffic is unavoidable on some short connecting roads.
7 days / 6 nights
approx. 240 km
- Accommodation as already mentioned
- Standard Bike Hire
- Welcome briefing (German, English)
- Luggage transfer
- Eurobike developed route
- Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English)
- 1 Boat ride on Lake Garda incl. your bike
- 1 Train journey from Mantua – Verona incl. your bike
- 1 Pistachio ice cream on the way to Lake Garda
- App for Navigation and GPS-data available
- Service hotline
- Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
- Return transfer by minibus to Bolzano every Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning, costs EUR 59 per person, EUR 19 extra for your own bike, to be paid in advance, reservation is necessary
- Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
We have put a calendar of events together that will provide you with some inspiration of what you can expect on your holiday, and when the best time to jet off is. Now’s your chance to travel further than you can by foot and be part of a memorable and exciting two-wheel journey with us.