Bolzano - Venice - 8 days

Cycling holiday - Italy - South Tirol

A light bike ride along the Adige and Brenta rivers to the sea

  • 8 days
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Route description using an (offline) app, smartphone required
  • Luggage transport
  • Hotels with luggage transport
  • Bolzano, Trento, Verona, Vicenza, Padova
  • Along the rivers Adige and Brenta and Lake Garda to the sea
  • Beautiful cultural cities
  • Distance per day 35-60 km
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Bolzano - Venice - 8 days

Day 1 - Arrival in BolzanoYou arrive in Bolzano, the provincial capital of South Tyrol. Bolzano is a beautiful old town and because of its location is also called "the gateway to the Dolomites".Day 2 - Bolzano to Trento - 51 or 70 kmAlong the river Adige you will cycle through orchards and vineyards to Trento. In the old center you will find the cathedral, the cathedral square, beautiful old palaces and the Santa Maria Maggiore church. You have the option to shorten the cycle route by taking a train.Day 3 - From Trento to Desenzano/Peschiera - 50 km + boat Garda LakeThe Adige River leads you to Rovereto, known for its museum of modern art. After a short climb to Passo San Giovanni, you can enjoy a beautiful view over Lake Garda and the small town of Torbole. In Riva del Garda, take the ferry to reach the south side of the lake. Day 4 - Desenzano/Peschiera to Verona - 35 or 60 kmAfter crossing the hilly landscape around Lake Garda, you will find the Adige again. The river leads you to Verona, one of the most important and beautiful cities of the Veneto region. Here you can visit the Roman arena, the San Zeno Church and Juliet's house.Day 5 - Verona to Vicenza - 35 or 70 kmCycling through the vineyards at the foot of the Lessini Hills, you reach the castle of Soave. The nearby fortress of Brendola leads you to the Berici Hills and to Vicenza. The old city center is characterized by the beautiful private palaces and public buildings of Andrea Palladio, the famous 16th century architect. You have the option to shorten the route by taking a train from San Bonifacio.Day 6 - Vicenza to Padova - 50 kmToday you pass the villa 'Valmarana ai Nani', with beautiful frescoes made by the Venetian painter Tiepolo. Further on, you will pass 'Villa Rotonda', the most famous of all Palladio Villas. Then, after the village of Montegalda, head towards the Euganean Hills. At the foot of the hills you will spend the night in a luxury spa resort in the largest thermal area in Europe. Day 7 - Padova to Mestre/Venice - 55 kmFollowing the cycle path along the Battaglia Canal, you will pass through Padova, city of one of the oldest universities in Italy (and Europe) and rich in art and history. Cycling along the Piovego Canal you reach Stra. Then follow the Brenta Canal, overlooking the manors of the old Venetian nobility (Villa Pisani, Villa Malcontenta, Villa Widmann) until you reach Mestre, the mainland of Venice.Day 8 - Departure or extensionYour cycling tour ends today. You can of course extend in Mestre, the beautiful Venice or in the starting place Bolzano.

Bolzano - Venice - 8 days - hotels

Details Leistungen Bolzano - Venice - 8 days

General informationDeparture dates: April 8th until October 7th
Arrival day: every Saturday and Sunday, from May 16 to September 6, also on Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Rental bikes and E-bikes available. Current prices can be found at 'Prices & Dates'
  • Prices of additional services and extensions can be found at 'Prices & Dates'
  • GPS tracks and maps included
  • Route description using an (offline) app, smartphone required
Additional information
  • Parking Bolzano: hotel garage approx. € 12 per day or free outside the center
  • Boat trip on Lake Garda (4 hours), possible with bike
  • Exclusive: Train to Borgo Valsugana or Grigno, about € 5,- p.p.
  • Exclusive: Return transfer from Mestre possible on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday by taxi, € 140 p.p. incl. bicycle, book in advance.
  • Exclusive: Venice entrance pass (Venice Municipality Acces Fee), about € 10 per day (further info:
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