Dolomites - Lake Garda

From Brixen to Riva.

This bicycle tour starts at the foot of the Dolomites, at the highest point of the Pustertal valley. Beautiful and partially new bike paths lead along the rivers Rienz, Eisack, and Adige to Rovereto. From there, you will cycle to the northern shore of Lake Garda. Some towns with their arcades still show the typical Tyrolean style. In Trentino, the Tyrolean style is mixed with Italian influences. Monasteries, cathedrals and castles are located along the way. In Bolzano the oldest Tyrolean, Ötzi, the man from the ice, is waiting for your visit. Lake Garda offers not only an impressive view, but also many opportunities for relaxation after this comfortable cycling tour.

  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • self guided

Itinerary

Since the 10th century, Brixen has been an Episcopal city. The old town with its arcades and cathedral is worth a visit. The city is located in the middle of picturesque vineyards.

Today, you will take the train from Brixen into the Pustertal valley to Bruneck or Toblach. Following the river Rienz, you will cycle mostly downhill, past the accumulation lake Olanger Stausee to Bruneck (ethnographic museum). On comfortable ways, you will continue your journey in the lower Pustertal valley, through the Mühlbacher Klause into the Eisacktal valley and to Brixen (arcades, cathedral, monastery of Neustift).

You will cycle through the town of Klausen, along the river Eisack to Waidbruck (view of the castle Trostburg). Here, the valley narrows and leads you to the Bolzano basin. The city of two cultures is waiting for you (archeological museum with Ötzi, the Iceman) – access into the museum with Brixen card on that day included.

You will ride your bike from Auer on the Adige river dam bike path. At the Salurner Klause, the German speaking South Tyrol ends. The route will lead you through famous wine regions of Trentino to the old Episcopal city of Trento (old town, cathedral, castle Buonconsiglio).

You will ride your bike from Auer on the Adige river dam bike path. At the Salurner Klause, the German speaking South Tyrol ends. The route will lead you through famous wine regions of Trentino to the old Episcopal city of Trento (old town, cathedral, castle Buonconsiglio).

Shortly after the old Tyrolean border town Rovereto, you will leave the Adige Valley. In Mori you will taste the world famous pistachio ice-cream in the Gelateria Bologna. After the only more significant climb (approx. 150 metres) over the small San Giovanni pass, you will head down to the lake. Your bicycle tour will end in Riva or Torbole.

Tour character

This is an easy and enjoyable tour. You will cycle on beautiful bike ways along the rivers Rienz, Eisack and Adige, down to Rovereto. On your way from the Adige valley to Lake Garda, you will find the only more significant climb. This tour allows for easy cycling with a lot of time for culture, relaxation and enjoyment.

Prices and events

All data for 2019 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 27, 2019 - May 10, 2019
Sep 28, 2019 - Oct 6, 2019
Arrival Saturday, Sunday
Season 2
May 11, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019
Sep 7, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019
Arrival Saturday, Sunday
Season 3
Jun 22, 2019 - Sep 6, 2019
Arrival Saturday, Sunday
Dolomites - Lake Garda, 7 days, IT-DMRDG-07X
Base price
Surcharge single room
615,00
175,00
669,00
175,00
719,00
175,00

Category: 3*** hotels und 4**** hotels

Season 1
Apr 27, 2019 - May 10, 2019
Sep 28, 2019 - Oct 6, 2019
Season 2
May 11, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019
Sep 7, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019
Season 3
Jun 22, 2019 - Sep 6, 2019
Brixen
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra nicht sgl/bb
Torbole/Riva
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra nicht sgl/bb
69,00
104,00
69,00
98,00
69,00
104,00
69,00
98,00
69,00
104,00
69,00
98,00
Price
21-gear incl. rental bike insurance
7-gear incl. rental bike insurance
Electric bike incl. rental bike insurance
Child bike
Child seat
Child tag-along
80,00
80,00
180,00
80,00
inclusive
80,00

Services and infos

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast buffet or an extensive breakfast
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • developed route
  • Detailed travel documents (route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
  • Train journey from Brixen – Toblach incl. your bike
  • 1 x pistachio ice cream on the way to Lake Garda
  • Brixen Card for many free admissions and discounts
  • signposting
  • GPS-data is available
  • Rental bike insurance
  • Service hotline

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Brixen train station
  • Verona and Innsbruck airport
  • Garage costs approx. € 55 per week, to be paid for at the time, no reservation possible
  • Free car park, unattended on the outskirts of Brixen
  • Return transfer by minibus every
  • Public bus from Riva/Torbole to Rovereto, good train connections from Rovereto to Brixen.

Please note

  • Where visitor’s tax is due, it is not included in the tour price!