Cycling route running through the whole of Valle di Ledro, from Lake Garda to Lake Ampola via Lake Ledro.
Gradually, as one pedals on, the surrounding landscape changes, the Mediterranean scenery gives way to more alpine surroundings, holm-oaks and cypresses are replaced by firs and pines and later by water lilies and rushes as one reaches Lake Ampola.
This information is subject to inevitable variations, so none of these indications are absolute. It is not entirely possible to avoid giving inexact or imprecise information, given how quickly environmental and weather conditions can change. For this reason, we decline any responsibility for changes which the user may encounter. In any case, it is advisable to check environment and weather conditions before setting out.
Follow the Ponale path, the old link between Lake Ledro and Lake Garda, and bypass the main road by turning left before the last tunnel and joining the cycling trail. Once in Prè, turn right to enter the village, cycle past the church and then straight ahed on an asphalt (partly concrete) road leading to Molina. From there pedal along the Ponale torrent and then along the southern shore of Lake Ledro, passing by Pur. From the Circolo Vela (i.e. sailing association) on there is a paved cycling path which is almost flat and leads to Lake Ampola.
The main towns in Garda Trentino - Riva del Garda, Arco, Torbole sul Garda, Nago – are connected by several urban and intercity bus lines which will take you to the starting point of tours or in the immediate surroundings.
You can also get to Riva del Garda and Torbole sul Garda by the public ferry service.
Up-to-date information on timetables and routes.
Parking near the former hospital (Via Rosmini) or the former cemetery (Viale Damiano Chiesa).
Paid parking: Terme Romane (Viale Roma), Vecchia stazione (Largo Medaglie d’Oro), Ex-agraria (Via Lutti), Area ex-Cattoi (Viale Rovereto).
Riding your bike requires specific clothing and equipment, even for relatively short and easy trips. It is always better to be prepared… e.g. for bad weather or a sudden drop in your energy levels. The unexpected things are part of the fun!
Remember to thoroughly evaluate the type of route you plan on doing, the locations you intend to cross and the current season. Has it been raining? Attention: The paths may be slippery and require more caution.
What do I need to bring on my bike tour?
It is always advised to let someone know where you plan to go and how long you expect to be.
Emergency telephone number 112.
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