June, September, October
5 DAYS ON AN E-BIKE FROM THE DOLOMITES TO GARDA LAKE
4 Valleys, 110 km in the most beautiful corners of Trentino, e-bike included
The Dolomiti Garda Cycling tour – “DoGa” is the best way to discover the Brenta Dolomites,the Sarca Valley and Lake Garda.
A cycle-tour experience suitable for cycle-tourists who like to enjoy places with unique landscapes, far from traffic. The tour is also ideal for photography enthusiasts and is designed with ad-hoc stops for both rest and photo sessions.
The tour, accompanied by photo-journalist and professional mountain-bike guide Mirko Sotgiu, lasts four days and starts in the Val di Sole in Mezzana (Trento) and covers a distance of just over 100km along traffic-free and forestry roads to Lake Garda. The starting point can also be reached by train.
Divided into three stages, the tour allows you to visit historical places (such as Castel Stenico and Castel Tenno) and places of natural interest: the Vallesinella waterfalls in Madonna di Campiglio, the Adamello-Brenta Natural Park, the peat bogs of Fiavé and Lake Garda.
Thanks to the support of pedal-assisted bicycles (eBikes), it is possible to cover the entire tour even if you are not an experienced cyclist. A tour suitable for all cycling and photography enthusiasts. Return to the starting point in a private van.
“”How I wish I could have my friends beside me to enjoy together the panorama before me!
I could have been in Verona this evening, but I was promised an admirable work of nature: the marvellous Lake Garda”
( J.W. Goethe )
Day 1 Arrival in Mezzana by 17:00.
Presentation of the tour, collection of ebike and briefing on equipment and route.
Mezzana can be reached by FTM railway from Trento.
Free dinner and overnight stay in Mezzana
Day 2 VAL DI SOLE MEZZANA/VAL RENDENA/VAL DI GENOVA
Height difference: +970m -675m Development: 30Km. Travelling time: 4h. (Without stops)
Departure from the Mezzana station with the handover of the bikes. The first part of the route follows the river Noce, known throughout Europe as the best for rafting. Once in Almazzago, the ascent to the Passo Carlo Magno begins along roads with little traffic and dirt tracks. From the pass, you begin to admire the landscapes of the Brenta Dolomites. We cross the wonderful forests of the Adamello Brenta Park and then descend to Pra della Casa to enjoy typical Trentino dishes. A visit to the suggestive Vallesinella waterfalls cannot be missed. In the afternoon, arrival at the hotel.
Free dinner and overnight stay in Pinzolo
Day 3 VAL RENDENA/VALLI GIUDICARIE
Height difference: +350m / -650m. Development: 46Km. Travelling time: 5h. (Without stops)
After breakfast departure along the Sarca river to discover the small alpine villages of Val Rendena. Along the way diversions to the Nardis waterfalls and the Sarca torrent rapids. Descending into Val Rendena we arrive in Tione and continue to visit Stenico Castle. Packed lunch. Arrival in Comano Terme.
Free dinner and overnight stay in Comano Terme
Day 4 VALLI GIUDICARIE/RIVA DEL GARDA
Height difference: +438 / -1020m. Development: 38km. Travel time: 4h. (Without stops)
The last part of the tour takes us towards Lake Garda. Between deep gorges carved out by the Sarca river and the famous peat bogs of Fiavé we will pass the Ballino pass and then descend towards Tenno. We will visit the medieval village of Tenno and stop for lunch at the pretty lake of the same name. Lunch in Tenno. Descending in the early afternoon we will reach Riva del Garda overlooking the lake of the same name and visit part of the famous “Ponale” and then return to the village.
Free dinner and overnight stay in Riva del Garda
Time to visit the famous Ponale in case of delay on the 4th day. Visit to the town of Riva del Garda. Free Lunch. Return of the participants by minivan to Mezzana in early afternoon.
Mezzana (TN) is easily reached from Trento by FTM train. The tour ends in Riva del Garda with return by private van to Mezzana. The tour duration is calculated without photo stops. Luggage must be brought along (rucksack).
Before departure, the guide will contact all participants with useful information about the trip and the necessary equipment.
The programme may be changed at the guide’s discretion depending on weather conditions and the technical level of the participants.
In the event of changes to the programme, for reasons beyond the guide’s control, any additional costs will be divided among the participants.
|5 days, 4 nights
|Dolomiti & Garda Lake – Italy
PRIVATE Group Tour (min. 4 – max. 8 person)
COST PER PERSON (Overnight stay in a shared double room, breakfast included) : starting from 990 €
BOOKING POLICY AND PENALTIES:
Payments: 50% deposit on booking, balance 30 days before departure date.
Overnight stay in Hotel / Bed & Breakfast, double room
Teaching by professional photographer Mirko Sotgiu
Assistance from national cycling coach Sieb.
Pedal-assisted bicycle (ebike)
Common safety equipment
Transfers to the meeting place (Mezzana)
Lunches, drinks, provisions for packed lunches, dinners.
Tourist taxes (to be paid locally)
Trip cancellation insurance.
Photography equipment, clothing and cycling outfit.
Everything not mentioned in “the price includes”.
Informations and booking