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Nosiola Trail 3
Valle dei Laghi
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Third stage of the Nosiola Trail, between Lake Cavedine and Cavedine.
The third stage of the Nosiola Trail follows a secondary road bordered by dry stone walls that takes you halfway up the hillside, through cultivated fields and private homes.  Along the way, the natural landscape is lush, and windswept by the Ora del Garda, which reaches these places, caressing the Nosiola crops and fostering an interweaving of mountain tree species such as pines, firs, and beeches and Mediterranean species such as holm oaks and olive trees. Lake Cavedine, generated by an ancient landslide from the Monte Brento and Monte Casale mountains above, remains visible with its multi-hued still water. Hydrologically connected to the lakes of S. Massenza and Toblino by the Rimone stream, a 4-kilometre artificial tributary, it is now used as a decentralised basin for the generation of hydroelectric power. The trail proceeds along the road to Pietramurata.
Further information and useful links
For more information on routes and hike services: guides, shops and hiking friendly accommodation:  APT Garda Trentino, Tel. +39 0464 554444 
Route info
10,3 km
Activity time
3 h 10 min
314 m
308 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Highest point
504 m
Lowest point
241 m
The ring route of the Nosiola Trail can be extended by linking up with other routes towards Calavino and the lakes of S. Massenza and Toblino.
Safety guidelines
The information on this chart is subject to inevitable variations, so this means that none of the 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, the hiker is advised to check the conditions of the places, environment and weather before setting out.
From the car park alongside Lake Cavedine, cross the road towards the village of Trebi and then cross the mountain in a northerly direction, keeping halfway up the mountainside. Once on the north side of Lake Cavedine, start your descent and then walk along the shore back to the starting point.
public transportation

The starting point at Lake Cavedine can be reached by car. Alternatively, you can start the tour by connecting to the village of Cavedine, which is reached by the public transport services arriving from the other towns in the Garda Trentino area.  The extra-urban line 204 (Riva-Cavedine-Trento) takes you to Cavedine.  

For up-to-the-minute information on timetables and routes

How to get there

Getting to northern lake Garda / Garda Trentino

To reach Lake Cavedine, follow the SS 45bis road to Dro, then continue along the SP84 road to the junction with the SP124 road for Marocche di Dro/Lake Cavedine.

Where to park

Free Parking place at Lake cavedine

You need to be wearing 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?

What you should have in your rucksack (for a day trip a 25/30L capacity should do):

  • water canteen (1L)
  • snacks (e.g. mixed dried fruit or chocolate)
  • First aid kit
  • windproof jacket
  • fleece
  • change of t-shirt and socks (in a plastic bag)
  • make sure to wear or at least bring a pair of long trousers
  • hat
  • sun screen
  • sunglasses
  • gloves
  • whistle to attract attention in an emergency

Emergency telephone number Mountain Rescue 112

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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