• lakes of Garda, Iseo, Garlate, Maggiore
  • old fortified Upper City of Bergamo
  • Palazzo Estense in Varese
8 Days
7 Nights
255 Total kms
42.5 km/day (avg)
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Lombardy offers famous views of nature marvels but it has also played a crucial role in the history of Europe. Here you will ride through villages lost in time, by key castles and monasteries, and superb villas. Each place with a story to tell with unforgettable backdrops. A relaxing, low traffic tour which follows international tourist cycling routes, where cyclists will generally find little car traffic with many sections where cars are not allowed.

Tour Route

Day
1
Arrival
to
Peschiera del Garda

arrival to Peschiera del Garda
Day
2
Peschiera del Garda
to
Brescia

From the harbour-fortress of Peschiera on Lake Garda, we descend upon the Mincio River up to Monzambano, with its nice castle. Then we heads north-west until we reach again the Garda lake at Desenzano. A rolling landscape leads us to Brescia
45km
70km
Day
3
Brescia
to
Sarnico / Lake Iseo

Rural castles marks the landscape, remembering the middle age era, when this region was raided by many enemies. Lake Iseo heralds the Torbiere (peat moss) of Sebino, a natural reserve which is watched over by the impressive monastery of San Pietro in Lamosa. The fish in the lake have a particular taste exalted by a long gastronomic tradition.
35km
Day
4
Sarnico / Lake Iseo
to
Bergamo

The Oglio River passes by Sarnico, after which we enter the Bergamo region cycling along a part of the river bank. The flat country of Bergamo brings to mind, with its towers and castles that rise above the emerging hills, the real splendor of the feudal ages
35km
Day
5
Bergamo
to
Lake Garlate

Leaving Bergamo we cross the Brembo River in Ponte San Pietro and go uphill very near Mount Cavo, where lies the village that gave birth to Pope Giovanni XXIII, whose house we can visit, Sotto il Monte. We meet the Adda River, that leads us to the lake of Garlate
40km
Day
6
Lake Garlate
to
Como

We cross the Brianza region, between the lakes of Annone, Pusiano and Alserio. We travel through a large hilly area studded with noble residences. Finally, we go down to Como. The splendor of Broletto and the cathedral testify the ancient strength of this city, made lively by the pedestrian streets in the centre and in piazza Cavour facing the lake.
40km
Day
7
Como
to
Ranco / Lake Maggiore

You leave Como going up a hill, soon you have lovely views of the city. A rolling landscape bring us to Varese, where we enjoy a visit to the town centre and a recuperative break in the grandiose park of Palazzo Estense. We pass the small lake of Monate before reaching the final goal of this week, the Maggiore lake, framed by Alpine peaks.
60km
Day
8
Ranco
to
Departure

End of the tour after breakfast

FAQs

    • 7 nights in 3* & 4* hotels
    • 7 x breakfast,
    • luggage transport (1 piece of luggage per person),
    • detailed travel documents (maps, route description, places of
    • interest, hotline telephone numbers)
    • 7-day Service Hotline
    • Transfer from origin to starting point and return
    • Meals and beverages
    • Entrance fees to churches, museums etc..
    • Tips and personal expenses
    • Everything not listed under item “Included in the tour price”

Prices


28
Mar
12
Sep

Self Guided / per person
Standard Adult Double €915
Adult Single €1170

Notes
minimum 2 people | Other dates available for a group of 4 people or more | contact regarding e-bike rental and extra nights availability

Extras

Bike rental €95
Extra Nights Available / shared y
Extra Nights Available / single y

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