Adige Cycling Tour – Nauders to Verona classic
8 days / 7 nights | Self-guided cycling tours
Day 1: 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 (approx. 49 km)
With a slight incline from the hotel to Reschensee; along the picturesque lake to Kloster Marienkron; downhill to Laatsch, Glurns and the beautiful holiday resort of Schlanders (773 m).
Overnight stay at 3☼☼☼hotel
Day 3: Meran, (approx. 38 km)
In the valley of the Adige, mainly next to the river, you cycle flat to slightly downwards through neat orchards – with a breathtaking panorama to the Ortler-mountains – through the beautiful villages of South Tyrol; e.g. Tschirland, Palace Dornsberg are on your way. Finally you reach the spa town of Merano.
Overnight stay at 3☼☼☼hotel.
Day 4: Bozen, (approx. 37 km)
First a short stretch on side roads to Nals; then very beautiful on flat cycle paths via Andrian to the Adige/Eisack mouth near the massive castle Sigmundskron; on cycle paths to the centre of Bolzano (Ötzi museum, cathedral, Grieser church with Pacher altar; etc.)
Overnight stay at 4☼☼☼☼hotel.
Day 5: Trento, (approx. 60 km)
Continuing along the Adige you cycle to Neumarkt-Auer and the Salurner Klause. This is how you get to San Michele all’Adige and the centre of the old Council city of Trento (cathedral, castle, Neptune fountain, picturesque townscape, numerous shopping facilities, town hall, Roman finds, etc.)
Overnight stay at 3*-hotel.
Day 6: Riva/Arco, (approx. 55 km)
Always along the Adige bike trail and through scenic vineyards to Rovereto (enchanting centre, monuments) and further to the lonesome cities Mori, Lopi and finally slightly upwards to San Giovanni; further via Torbole to Arco and along the Lake Garda to Riva.
Overnight stay at 3*-hotel in Riva or 4*-hotel in Arco.
Day 7: Verona, (approx. 39 km, 3 min. by bus, 35 min. by train)
Short transfer by bus to San Giovanni (approx. 3 km) and then along the Adige cycle path via Mori to Belluno-Veronese to Peri; then by train (approx. 35 min drive) to Verona (bike ticket payable on spot, approx. € 4,-/bike)
Overnight stay at the 4*-hotel Fiera or San Marco (both hotels about 1.6 km from the train station; from both hotels direct bus connection to the city – bus ticket can be bought at the reception).
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!