Short tour, completely flat, around Monte Brione
On this itinerary you bike on cycle paths and paved roads; that's why it is suitable for all kinds of bikes. The protagonist of the loop is Monte Brione: you do not have to climb on it, but you pedal all around.
There are no ascents, so even smaller children can bike this easy trail
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.
You leave from San Nicolò harbour and take the cycle path along the lake shore towards Torbole sul Garda till you come to the bridge over the River Sarca. Before the bridge, turn left, following directions for Arco. Cycle along the river bank for a couple of kilometres until you come to a bike grill on your left. Here you leave the cycle path, cross the main road and turn left. Head along the asphalt road before, after a few hundred metres, taking the first left. Cross secondary roads among vineyards until you come to a stop sign. Here you turn left in the direction of the hamlet of Grotta, then continue towards Sant'Alessandro, one of the outlying districts of Riva del Garda. When you come to the stop sign at the old church, turn left. On the right-hand side of the road there is a cycle path which takes you back to the starting point, San Nicolò harbour.
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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|Altitude difference (-)||870 m|