Now you have explored the inland area, the trek turns south again, towards the shores of lake Garda, which dominates the last stretch of the GardaTrek Medium Loop
The final stage of the GardaTrek Medium Loop runs along the eastern side of Garda Trentino and ends with a spectacular view of Lake Garda.
In particular, a stretch of the Medium Loop runs on the Busatte - Tempesta trail, one of the most popular and beloved route of Garda Trentino. Its long, iron ladders are now a distinctive mark of the landscape and the views above the lake are terrific.
Along the route, we touch on several significant points for the history of Garda Trentino, linked in particular to the theme of the Great War (see more info). The Medium Loop in fact retraces part of the front line of the First World War, where many artifacts are still visible.
The Medium Loop route is entirely signposted. However, it is advisable to pay particular attention to the section that runs from Malga Zures to the Busatte-Tempesta trail and therefore to get a good map of this area.
For more information on routes, services (guides, mountain huts, shops etc.) and hiking friendly accommodation: Garda Trentino - +39 0464 554444
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.
From Bolognano take the forestry road which leads up the mountainside as far as Tre Croci, just after the Busa dei Capitani. From here you take trail SAT 637 down to Nago, go through the town centre and take trail SAT 601 "Sentiero della Pace" to Malga Zures. Here follow directions to the right and the forestry road crosses the slopes of Monte Altissimo to the Varno spring. Now you follow a steep downhill trail. The path comes out onto a forestry trail, and you keep to the left until you join the Busatte-Tempesta trail which you follow (reversed) until you come to Busatte park. It is only a short way down from here to Torbole sul Garda. Take the cycle path along the lake shore back to where you started from.
Bolognano is connected by the urban bus line 3 (Nago - Torbole sul Garda - Riva del Garda - Arco - Bolognano) to the other places in Garda Trentino.
Free parking in Via Bianca Saibanti and Via della Repubblica in Bolognano.
You need to wear the right clothing and take the proper gear when you go hiking in the mountains. Even on relatively short easy outings make sure to take all you need so you don't run into trouble if things take an unexpected turn, for example a storm blows up or you have a sudden drop in energy levels.
What should you take when you go on a hike?
Your rucksack (for a day trip a 25/30L capacity should do) should contain:
Make sure you're wearing the right footwear for the trail and season. The going can get rough and rocky underfoot and a pair of hiking boots will protect you from sprains. When wet, a grassy slope, rocky slab or steep trail can be dangerous unless you are wearing the proper footwear.
And finally... don't forget to bring your camera! You'll need it to capture the stunning views you come across all over Garda Trentino. And if you like, you can share your memories with us at #GardaTrentino.
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|Duration||4 h 00 min|
|Altitude difference (+)||710 m|
|Altitude difference (-)||711 m|