MUNICH – LAKE GARDA

FROM THE BANKS OF RIVER ISAR TO THE LAKE GARDA

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General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 365-375 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 930,- €

Munich Lake Garda map

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

The cycle track „München-Venezia“ joins pure leisure cycling with the adventure of traversing the Alps from Germany over Austria to Italy. From Bressanone you cycle on the Eisacktal cycle path and then along the river Etsch to the biggest lake of Italy, lake Garda.
On cycling paths or small side roads you will experience three countries with their various regions and lots of outstanding natural and cultural beauties. The tour starts in the capital of Bavaria – Munich – and leads along Bavarian lakes and Tyrolean rivers to the Austrian-Italian border. Through the Wipptal and Eisacktal you cycle into South Tyrol’s capital Bolzano, where you may pay a visit to the oldest Tyrolean – Ötzi – the Iceman. Along the river Etsch fruit meadows and green fields will accompany your way to Lake Garda, one of the most popular lakes in Italy.

  
Characteristics of the route:

The cycling tour from Munich to Lake Garda is a very varied tour. The most demanding stage over the Alps (Innsbruck–Brenner) can be shortened by train or bus. Between the Etsch Valley and Lake Garda there is only one long ascent. There is plenty of time to look at cultural places of interest or relax along the way.
The tour is suitable for children over 16 years.

A day by day account of the route:

Munich cylcing to Lake Garda

Day 1: Arrival in Munich

Bavarian`s capital Munich;

Tegernsee cycling holiday

Day 2: Munich – Tegernsee (approx. 60 km)

Along the river Isar to one of the clearest lakes of Bavaria;

Achensee cycling path

Day 3: Tegernsee – Jenbach (approx. 65 km)

Enjoy a boat trip on the lake Achen;

Cycling track to Lake Garda

Day 4: Jenbach – Brixen/Bressanone (approx. 90 km + train)

Visit the historic city Innsbruck with it`s famous „Goldene Dachl“;

Biking lake garda

Day 5: Brixen/Bressanone – Bozen/Bolzano (approx. 40 km)

Along the Eisack Valley, town of Klausen to the capital Bozen;

Trento holiday Italy

Day 6: Bozen/Bolzano – Trento (approx. 65 - 70 km)

Enter in the famous wine growing region;

Riva del Garda, lake Garda

Day 7: Trento – Riva del Garda/Torbole (approx. 45 - 50 km)

Passing the old Tyrolean border town of Rovereto;

Lake Garda Italy holiday

Day 8: Departure

Individual departure or possibility to extend your stay;

Prices 2019

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person, double room incl. breadfast € 930,00
Surcharge single room, per person € 210,00
Surcharge high season*, per person € 65,00
Additional services
Bike rental – return transfer included (Riva-Munich) € 116,00
E-Bike rental – return transfer included (Riva-Munich) € 194,00
Additional nights in Munich (Hotel 3***- category)
Per person and night, double room incl. breakfast € 73,00
Surcharge single room per night, incl. breakfast € 19,00
Additional nights in riva del garda (Hotel 3***- category)
Per person and night, double room incl. breakfast € 74,00
Surcharge single room per night, incl. breakfast € 12,00
Additional nights in Riva del Garda (Hotel 4****- category)
Per person and night, double room incl. breakfast € 99,00
Surcharge single room per night, incl. breakfast € 12,00

*High season: arrival dates from 06/06/2019 to 07/09/2019 (incl.).


Starting dates 2019, self-guided tour:

  • ARRIVAL: every Saturday, from 04/05/2019 (first available date) to 05/10/2019 (last available date).

  • Exception: from 15/09/2019 to 05/10/2019 (last possible starting date) arrival possible only at Tegernsee (train journey Tegernsee - Munich included).

  • NON SCHEDULE ARRIVAL DATES: minimum of 4 persons upon request!

General information:

  • Classification of the cycle-tour:
    Self-guided tour
      
  • Duration:
    8 days / 7 nights
     
  • Distance:
    Approx. 365 - 375 km
     
  • Starting point:
    Munich (after 15/09/2019 Tegernsee)
     
  • Arrival:
    • By car: From the North - motorway A9, from the South using the Brennero motorway A22 to Austria and along the E45 to Germany and then on the A8 to Munich.
    • By train: Munich train station. Timetable available on: www.deutschebahn.de, www.oebb.at, www.trenitalia.com.
    • By plane: Low Cost flights to the airports Munich, Innsbruck, Treviso or Venice Marco Polo. On request we can organise transfers from the airport to the starting point of the tour.
       
  • Accommodation:
    Accommodation in hotels -3*** and/or 4**** category
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.
     
  • Parking:
    The car can be parked on the parking facilities of the first hotel in Munich, at a charge. Parking has to be booked in advance and paid on the spot. You have to leave your car key in the hotel.
     
  • Transfer:
    Return transfer from the hotel (Lake Garda) to Munich (central bus terminal) every Saturday, included in the price.
     
  • Rental bikes:
    21-gears men’s and woman’s bikes
    E-bike (unisex bike, 500 W battery)
     
  • Tour information available in:
    German – English – Italian
 

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