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Bolzano, Verona & Venice Self-Guided Ride

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Destinations: Bolzano, Trento, Lake Garda, Verona, Padua, Venice
Type of adventure: icon-03.png Self-guided cycling
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1249
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  • At a glance
  • Itinerary
  • What's included
  • Dates & prices

Your chance to
Cycle self-guided with the stunning Dolomites as your backdrop
At a glance
7 nights in 2 and 3 star hotels and inns of excellent standard throughout, all with en suite facilities.
Spectacular riding from the stunning Dolomites to Venice
Few landscapes in Europe match the unique beauty of the jagged limestone Dolomites. The self-guided cycling route starts with incredible views of Trentino's dramatic mountains, cycling on relatively easy roads and tracks along the Adige River. On reaching the northern shore of Lake Garda, enjoy the breath taking views of one of the most famous Italian Lakes. A four hour ferry cruise on the lake gives you the opportunity to take in these wonderful vistas before continuing the ride through the beautiful cities of Verona, Padova and finally exploring the canals and waterways of Venice.
Cycling profile
Daily distance in km/miles:

Day 2 70.0km/43.5miles
Day 3 50.0km/31.1miles
Day 4 60.0km/37.3miles
Day 5 75.0km/46.6miles
Day 6 50.0km/31.1miles
Day 7 40.0km/24.9miles


Number of days cycling:
6
Pace:
Moderate: 13-16km/8-10miles an hour
Terrain:
Low altitude; 95% tarmac, 5% easy gravel roads

Itinerary
1
Day 1
Start Bolzano

2
Day 2
Cycle on quiet roads following the Adige river to Trento, capital of the Trentino region.

3
Day 3
Continue riding along the river to the magnificent Lake Garda. A 4 hour ferry cruise takes you to the south shore of the lake.

4
Day 4
Leaving the shores of Lake Garda,you head to the beautiful city of Verona, made famous by Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

5
Day 5
Beyond Verona the route is mainly flat before you reach the more hilly region of Monti Berici. The undulating road takes you from beautiful villas to historic buildings all the way to Vicenza, where the best ice-creams in Italy await!

6
Day 6
Pass the wonderful Palladian Villa Rotonda, as you cycle to Padova where Giotto's Chapel and other marvels await.

7
Day 7
Follow Veneto's flat roads towards the Adriatic Sea and the impressive lagoon of Venice, for a relaxing drink on Piazza San Marco or a wander across Ponte dei Sospiri

8
Day 8
End Venice

Self-guided
Why not enjoy some independence, with the flexibility of a self-guided holiday? You'll benefit from our quality research and support, but you can pace your holidays as you wish.
Activity level
You are moderately fit and possess a spirit of adventure. Some previous experience is required for most activity based trips.

What's included
All breakfasts
What's not included
Travel insurance

These are ‘land only’ prices which require you to book your own flights and join the rest of the group on Day 1 of the trip. For more information please see Trip Notes

Date Price excl. flights (pp) from
Sat 06 Aug 16 - Sat 13 Aug 16

 

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Sun 07 Aug 16 - Sun 14 Aug 16

 

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Tue 09 Aug 16 - Tue 16 Aug 16

 

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Wed 10 Aug 16 - Wed 17 Aug 16

 

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Sat 13 Aug 16 - Sat 20 Aug 16

 

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Sun 14 Aug 16 - Sun 21 Aug 16

 

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Tue 16 Aug 16 - Tue 23 Aug 16

 

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Wed 17 Aug 16 - Wed 24 Aug 16

 

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Sat 20 Aug 16 - Sat 27 Aug 16

 

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Sun 21 Aug 16 - Sun 28 Aug 16

 

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All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Exodus
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