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LAKE GARDA FAMILY CYCLING HOLIDAY

A cycle tour of 7 days / 6 Nights

 

Lake Garda is one of the nicest and also largest lake of Italy, in the south surrounded by moraine hills and in the North enclosed by mountains. Its shape. long and narrow, is similar to a fjord The mild Mediterranean climate makes it an excellent place to enjoy sun, water and nature. The lush green hills are covered with olive groves, lemon and orange trees, palms and vineyards producing excellent wines. This is an easy tour, suitable for everyone, cycling is easy and your children will have lots of fun. Wild animals, steep roller coaster or mysterious labyrinths? Tell us what you prefer, and we will take you there! This is a bike tour among the most beautiful amusement and leisure parks of Italy, but still very close to Lake Garda, with its beaches and thermal baths and cosy lake villages.

 

 

 

 

Program
Day 1

Individual arrival at Peschiera del Garda

Arrival in Peschiera del Garda, a veritable fortress-city completely surrounded by water, an architectural jewel of art and culture. Lake Garda is an ideal place for children young and old. There is a lot of entertainment: beaches, water parks, boat rides, entertainment parks, castles and safari. Overnight stay in a *** hotel.

 

Day 2 Solferino (40 km / 25 miles; about + 75 – 75m)

Today is your first day by bike: you will cycle among the vineyards of the Lugana area until you reach the village of Solferino, site of the battle, which put an end to the Second War of Independence in 1859. Back to Peschiera and overnight.

 

Day 3

Parco Sigurtà (30 km / 18,6 miles; about + 75 - 75 ).

Departure from Peschiera: you cycle along the famous bike path that leads to Mantua. You will pass Borghetto, a pretty village on Mincio River, listed among the "most beautiful boroughs of Italy" and well known, together with the nearby Valeggio – for its typical dish, tortellini. Today’s destination is the wonderful Park Sigurtà, a botanic garden of 600,000 square metres, with a real and huge labyrinth you should visit by bike. Back to Peschiera and overnight.

Day 4 Free day, lots of fun!

Today, for the amusement of your children, you could visit one of the most famous theme park of Europe: Gardaland with hundreds of attractions, enjoy the beaches, lake and sun or make a boat tour on the lake. If you like water, there is the aquarium Sealife or Acquapark Canevaworld (also for these parks there is a shuttle from the railway station). 

Day 5 Natura Viva Park (30 km / 18,6 miles; about + 90 – 90m).

Today you will visit the wildlife Natura Viva (living Nature), an important centre of protection for animals threatened with extinction. You can reach it by bike and, in this way, get a special discount for cyclists. Back to Peschiera del Garda and overnight. 

 

Day 6

Garda Ferry-boat + 25 km / 15,5 miles cycling, about + 95 – 95m).

Today you will cycle among hills and through little villages. You will take a ferry-boat from Peschiera to Garda, the village which gives its name to this wonderful lake. Once you arrive in Garda, you cycle to Bardolino, famous for its red wine. Back to Peschiera and overnight.

 

Day 7 After breakfast end of tour

 

 

 

Included in the tour:  

  • 6 nights with breakfast
  • Luggage transportation
  • Information package in English 1 per room: final hotel list, due to overbooking or organizational needs your hotel list may be changed just before your arrival; hotel voucher to be given to the reception upon arrival; ferry ticket Peschiera-Gard; information on the cities, towns and villages of the tour: Detailed Maps of the itinerary: in colour and scaled 1:75.000/50.000, an altitude profile chart and maps of any historic city centres you would visit; Roadbook describing the cycling route, stage by stage. Great on its own or in conjunction with the maps
  • Assistance

 

Not included

  • Local taxes (10-15 € circa)
  • Entrance tickets to the theme parks mentioned in the programme.
  • All not specified under "The trip includes" 

 

Period

Daily from 07/04 untill 06/10

Level 1 The route is designed for little cyclists and is mostly on bike paths and low traffic roads. Stretches are flat, without any significant uphill, and with circular routes.
This tour is perfect if you like plains and low pace: you can stop, visit and take many pictures: this tour is suitable for everybody, even for those who are at their first experience of cycling holiday. Total Km: 125 km: Total difference in level: 490 m: Terrain: 95% asphalt, 5% white roads
Price p. p. 2018  07/04 - 29/04 and 30/09 - 06/10
In double room € 510 
30/04- 30/05 and 03/09 - 29/09
In double room  € 580 
31/05-02/09
In double room € 630 
rental bike € 80  
e-bike € 190 
Family-Tandem € 160 
Trailer € 85 
Children's bike € 80 
Helmet € 15 
Discounts 3rd-4th Adult Person in triple or quadruple room € -100 
100% Children 0-2 yrs
70% 3-7 yrs
30% 8-14 yrs