Adige Cycling Tour – Nauders to Verona classic

8 days / 7 nights | Self-guided cycling tours

The Adige Cycle Path between Lake Resia and Lake Garda is recommended to all cyclists who want to ride carefree through almost always flat countryside against a dreamlike backdrop. Actively explore the landscape and towns of the Vinschgau and Etsch valleys, the shores and picturesque towns on Lake Garda. The Mediterranean climate and the numerous hospitable restaurants along the way make the tour a pleasure. The destination of the tour is Verona.


Day 1: Nauders

Arrival to Nauders. parking space (unguarded) near the hotel, handout of rental bikes (if booked) and information material.
Overnight stay at a 3*-Hotel.

Day 2: Schlanders/Naturns (approx. 57/67 km / 35/41 miles)

Past the church tower of Graun to Glurns, the smallest town in South Tyrol. Through the Vinschgau Valley to Schlanders or Naturns. 
Overnight stay at 3*-hotel

Day 3: Bozen (approx. 49 km / 30 miles)

To Merano and Nals, to the mouth of the Adige river and on beautiful cycle paths to the town of the arbours. Overnight stay in a 3* or 4*-hotel.

Day 4: Trento (approx. 61 km / 38 miles)

Continuing along the Adige, you cycle always level to Neumarkt-Auer and the Salurner Klause. This takes you to San Michele all'Adige and the centre of the old council town of Trento (cathedral, castle, Neptune fountain, picturesque townscape, numerous shopping opportunities, town hall, Roman finds, etc.). Overnight stay in a 3* or 4*-hotel.

Day 5: Riva/Arco del Garda (approx. 53 km / 33 miles)

Staying on the Adige cycle path and cycling through picturesque vineyards to Rovereto (enchanting centre, monuments), you reach the lonely town of Mori, then Lopi and finally slightly uphill to San Giovanni; continue via Torbole and along Lake Garda very beautifully to Riva/Arco. Overnight in a 3* hotel in Arco or Riva.

Day 6: Cavaion Veronese (approx. 63 km / 40 miles / 10 min. by bus)

Short bus transfer to San Giovanni (3 km), from where the cycle tour continues level to slightly downhill to San Rocco; along the Adige cycle path to Belluno-Veronese; after a short climb you reach Albaré on a stretch of minor road; on cycle paths directly to the hotel in Cavaion Veronese. Overnight stay in a 3* hotel.

Day 7: Verona, (approx. 41 km /25 miles)

Approx. 2.5 km on a side road to Canale Cammuzoni. Along this former irrigation system for the fortresses of Verona and Mantua you cycle along the cycle path away from the traffic with very beautiful views over the Adige to the 1st cyclists' lookout tower and on to Bussolengo; after approx. 1.5 km on a side road continue along this stretch of water to the centre of Verona. Overnight stay in a 4* hotel.

Day 8: end of cycle trip

Booking of additional nights or return journey to Nauders.

Please note that the km details may vary slightly depending on the chosen routes and location of the hotels!