Ponte Pietra in beautiful Verona, Italy. Photo via Wikimedia Commons:Fabio Becchelli

Summertime in Verona, Veneto, Italy. Photo via Flickr:David Schiersner
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Bolzano to Verona

Italy Bike Tours

Cycle Italy along the Adige River!

  • This Italy bike tour is the perfect combination of nature and culture! As you cycle Italy from the capital of South Tyrol to the festival city of Verona, you mainly follow a flat route along the Adige River, through bountiful orchards, unique mountain scenery, and on to towns with timeless culture. Cycle through Bolzano and visit the Ötzi museum where you can see the incredible Iceman, one of the world's oldest mummies. Marvel at the beautiful frescoes of the Trento Cathedral (Duomo di San Vigilio) which was built from the 13th to the 15th century. Your tour ends in Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet, and reflect on the most beautiful and tragic love story of the world. This bike tour in Italy is one you should not miss!

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  • Season 1: £ 437 $ 777 520 NOK 5243 kr 4840 $ 629

    Season 2: £ 479 $ 851 570 NOK 5748 kr 5305 $ 690

    Season 3:  £ 513 $ 911 610 NOK 6151 kr 5678 $ 738

    Single supplement (all seasons): £ 118 $ 209 140 NOK 1412 kr 1303 $ 169

    Season 1: March 24 - April 1 and September 29 - October 20, 2018
    Season 2: April 2 - May 18 and September 10 - September 28, 2018
    Season 3: May 19 - September 9, 2018

    extra options

    Electric bike: £ 55 $ 97 65 NOK 655 kr 605 $ 79

    Helmet rental: £ 13 $ 22 15 NOK 151 kr 140 $ 18

    Child trailer: £ 21 $ 37 25 NOK 252 kr 233 $ 30

    Extra Nights (price is per person/night)

    Verona:  £ 55 $ 97 65 NOK 655 kr 605 $ 79

    Single room: £ 71 $ 127 85 NOK 857 kr 791 $ 103

    Bolzano £ 59 $ 105 70 NOK 706 kr 652 $ 85

    Single room: £ 71 $ 127 85 NOK 857 kr 791 $ 103

    please note

    Additional free accessories for children on request: Child seat, FollowMe-Tandem (to connect parent’s and child’s bikes)

    Discounts:
    3rd/4th person in a room £ 59 $ 105 70 NOK 706 kr 652 $ 85   100% 0-2 years (baby cot to be paid on site)
    50% 3-6 years
    30% 7-10 years

    Rates are per person based on double occupancy.

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  • Travel

    Bolzano is well connected with Verona (VRN) Innsbruck (INN), and Venice (VCE).

    Local Travel

    Train to Bolzano from Innsbruck (2 hr); from Verona airport (1½ hr); or from Venice (3½ hr).

    Climate

    Check local conditions prior to departure. Average high/low temperatures in °F for Bolzano are: April 64°/44°, May 72°/51°, June 79°/56°, July 84°/61°, August 82°/60°, September 76°/54°, and October 64°/44°.

    Remarks

    Electric bicycles available for this tour.


Tour Dates

Saturdays and Sundays from March 24 to October 20, 2018

Tuesdays and Wednesdays from May 15 to September 5, 2018

**Special departure dates can be arranged for groups of 5 people or more**

Season 1: March 24 - April 1 and September 29 - October 20, 2018
Season 2: April 2 - May 18 and September 10 - September 28, 2018
Season 3: May 19 - September 9, 2018

Where You’ll Stay

Accommodations mainly in 4 star hotels with some 3 star hotels

What’s Included

  • Hotel accommodations for 4 nights
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bicycle rental
  • Welcome briefing
  • Luggage transportation
  • Route descriptions and maps
  • Ferry cruise on Lake Garda
  • 7 day service hotline

What’s Not Included

Extra Stay

Extra nights possible in Verona and Bolzano.

TourBike
TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy–Moderate
Length5 days
From520 Rates
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Skill Level

This is an easy to moderate self guided bike tour with average daily distances between 35 and 70 km. The route is mostly flat on bike paths and quiet side roads. There are some hilly sections on days 2 and 3. It is possible to shorten the route by taking a train on days 2 and 3.

Day-To-Day Itinerary

Bolzano to Verona Map

Day 1: Arrival in Bolzano
Day 2: Bolzano - Trento, 40/44 mi. (65/70 km)
Day 3: Trento - Desenzano/Peschiera, 31 mi. (50 km) + ferry
Day 4: Desenzano/Peschiera - Verona, 37/22 mi. (60/35 km)
Day 5: Departure from Verona

All distances are approximate.

Day 1: Arrival in Bolzano
Arrival in Bolzano, a famous commercial and tourist center and also a historical and cultural connection between the Italian and the German world. 

Day 2: Bolzano - Trento, 40/45 mi. (65/70 km)
Today you will ride mostly along the Adige River, through orchards and vineyards. The dam pathways lead to Trento. It is possible to shorten the stage by taking the train in several train stations along the way.

Day 3: Trento - Desenzano/Peschiera, 31 mi. (50 km) + ferry
Cycling along the Adige you reach Rovereto and Mori. From here, you head towards Lake Garda. After a short ascent, a refreshing descent will follow and lead you to Torbole and Riva. A ferry cruise takes you to the southern part of the lake.

Day 4: Desenzano/Peschiera - Verona, 37/22 mi. (60/35 km)
Today cycle to Verona, one of the most important and beautiful cities in the Veneto region.

Day 5: Departure from Verona
Departure after breakfast. 

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Customer Feedback

  • Emily Peh 3 years ago

    Providing maps with a larger scale would be very useful especially when going onto roads. Road names would help too as sometimes we can't tell if we're lost based on looking at the map because there are no road names. Without my phone's GPS I would be completely lost. There are also some Eurobike signs which point in opposite directions which is sometimes a bit confusing.

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