This enchanting journey takes us through the historic Veneto region of north-east Italy. Taking in the splendid cities of Trento, Verona and Vicenza we have time to appreciate the architectural and cultural delights specific to each. Starting from the mountains around Bolzano, passing the beauty of Lake Garda and winding through pretty meadows and orchards we head east to the lovely town of Mestre, located on the doorstep of Venice.
DAY 1 Join Bolzano DAY 2 Cycle to Trento along the Adige (65 or 70km / 40 or 43.5mi) DAY 3 Cycle and boat to Lake Garda South (50km / 31mi) DAY 4 Cycle to historical Verona (35 or 60km / 21.5 or 37mi) DAY 5 Cycle to Vicenza via Monti Berici (40 or 75km / 25 or 46.5mi) DAY 6 Cycle past Palladian villas to Padova (50km / 31mi) DAY 7 Cycle along the Brenta Canal to Mestre (40km / 25mi) DAY 8 Trip concludes
Weekly on Saturday & Sunday from 26 Mar to 22 Oct, & Tuesday & also Wednesday from 17 May to 7 Sep
High season is from 24 Jun to 8 Sep. Mid season is from 17 Apr to 23 Jun and 9 Sep to 29 Sep. A supplement applies for mid and high season departures. Guided trip has additional inclusions: see trip notes for details. Due to logistics this trip is not suitable for solo travellers. It can be possible for single travellers to book on a date which already has bookings. Contact our team for more details.
*7 breakfasts *7 nights in 2-3 star hotels (Cat B) on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities - a 3-4 star (Cat A) upgrade is available and a price variation applies (hotel taxes extra, payable locally - allow €10-15) *27 speed bike rental with pannier, helmet, gel seats and puncture resistant tyres (electric bike available on request - supplement applies) *luggage transfer *ferry cruise on Lake Garda *information pack including route notes & maps per room booked *welcome briefing *emergency hotline *entrance into Villa Valmarana ai Nani *ice cream at the best parlour in Vicenza