The Lakes of Lombardy: 7-Day Bike Tour from Lake Garda

The Lakes of Lombardy: 7-Day Bike Tour from Lake Garda

From $886.65 per person

Enjoy a 7-day bike tour from Lake Garda to Sesto Calende. Discover the alpine lakes and quaint communes peppered throughout Italy's Lombard region. Averaging approximately 50 kilometers per day, this tour is a great way to sightsee and stay active.

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Duration 7 days
Starting time 6:30 PM
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Hotel in Peschiera del Garda

Experience

Highlights
  • Spend 7 days biking along idyllic routes running from Garde to Maggiore Lake
  • Explore the beautiful old town of Bergamo
  • Visit the commune of Brescia and discover its romantic ruins
  • Cycle along gorgeous vineyards, old historic cities, and pristine alpine lakes
Full description
Spend 7 glorious days biking along the lakes of Lombardy in Italy. Start from the east in Peschiera del Garda and follow the hilly areas of the big Alpine lakes in the Lombard region. Travel onwards along the beautiful Mincio River and stop to take a breather at a collection of quaint communes and pristine lakes along the way. Detailed Itinerary Day 1: Arrival Individual arrival in Peschiera del Garda (Lake Garda) Day 2: Peschiera del Garda – Brescia [56km/72km] Spend the day biking from Peschiera del Garda to Brescia, following the cycling route of the Mincio river. Along the way, stop to visit the castles of Monzambano, Castellaro Lagusello, and Pozzolengo, as well as the parish church of Pontenove. You will have the option of heading directly to San Martino della Battaglia on the 56-kilometer route or extending your ride along the 72-kilometer route. Day 3: Brescia – Bergamo [50km/71km] Cycle from Brescia to Bergamo, stopping along the way at the beautiful Iseo Lake and the Rodengo Abbey, visiting Provaglio d'Iseo, the castle of Passirano, and then taking a break at the natural peat reserve of Sebino. You will also visit the castles of Clusane, Grumello and Montello. If the standard 71-kilometer route is too long for you, there is a possibility of shortening the route to 50 kilometers and traveling from Telgate to Bergamo by train. Day 4: Lake Iseo – Lecco [42km/50km] Cycle from Lake Iseo to the quaint Italian commune of Lecco. Along the way, visit the communes of Sotto il Monte and Garlate then stop for a visit at the sanctuary of Mapello. You will also enjoy a ride on the Leonardo ferry in Olginate before reaching your final destination, Lake Garlate or Lecco Lake. Day 5: Garlete/Lecco – Lake Como [40km] Spend the day cycling from the commune of Lecco to the famous Lake Como, stopping along the way at the Lakes Annone and Pusiano, as well as the Alserio church of Albavilla. Day 6: Como – Sesto Calende/Arona [60 km] While cycling from Como to Sesto Calende/Arona, you will stop at the Romanesque oratory of Albiolo, the beautiful Varese and Monate Lakes, Ticino River, and the intricate Abbey of Sesto Calende. Day 7 End your week-long journey after breakfast in Sesto Calende.
Includes
  • Accommodation in 3- or 4-star hotels with breakfast buffet and dinner (6 dinners, each with 3 courses)
  • Luggage transfer from your hotel in Peschiera to Sesto Calende
  • Insurance
  • Road book
  • Maps
  • Tourist information on English hot-line telephone
  • English-speaking guide (for option with guide only)
  • Travel to the starting and ending places
  • Rental bikes
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Visits and tickets (museums, churches, etc.)
  • Gratuities
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Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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  • Difficulty level: easy (285 kilometers total)
  • The route is mainly on roads with low traffic density and in some places even on bicycle trails. The rise in elevation is minimal.
  • Prices are per person in double room.
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