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Bike paths on Lake Garda

Bike paths on Lake Garda are filled with things to see and admire: pedal around the lake, pass through woods and typical villages between the valleys and the mountains and admire breath-taking scenery that is impossible to forget!

The area has several famous itineraries as well as less well-known routes that thanks to the mild climate on Lake Garda can be done all year round.

MTB paths around Lake Garda

There are numerous paths suitable for MTB in the Lake Garda area, many of which are suitable for all levels.

Here we would like to recommend a few but remember that during your stay at our bike-friendly hotel you can always find updated information and above all tips from those like us who know this sport and the possibilities in the area!

  • Family: Monte Brione Family Tour. MTB path around the mountain that divides Riva del Garda from Torbole; for those with more energy it is possible to climb up and visit the ruins. Length 8 km, duration 50 min.
  • Easy: Lake Tenno – Ballino. An easy ring to discover one of the less well-known yet more spectacular lakes in Trentino. Length 9 km, duration 1 h 20 min.
  • Medium: San Giovanni – Bondiga. A popular cycling route with breath-taking views over the entire valley. Length 32 km, duration around 6 h.
  • Difficult: Ponale –Pernici Mountain Hut. Starting from magical Ponale overlooking the lake you climb without stopping until you reach Ledro with its crystal clear lake and very green steep ridges. Total elevation gain 1,900 m, Length 38 km, duration 6 h.


By road bike

For those that love road bikes our hotel is the ideal starting point to enjoy numerous routes for racing bikes in the Lake Garda area. Here there are many options that are suitable for all levels

Here are just a few…

  • Medium: Salita della Polsa, a stage of the giro d’Italia. An ascent that takes cyclists to the mountains above Lake Garda. Length 19 km, duration 2 h 40 min.
  • Medium: Complete Tour of Lake Garda. A very long route for those that are well trained. The itinerary runs alongside Lake Garda from Trentino al Veneto and the Pre-Alps of the Padana Plain, crossing through characteristic Veronese villages. Length 142 km, duration 6 h.
  • Difficult: Mythical Charly Gaul climb. A route that leaves you without any breath but incredibly satisfying. From Trento to the top of Monte Bondone along scenic hairpin bends and through woods. Length 16 km, duration 2 h, elevation gain around 1,400 m.
  • Difficult: Avio-San Valentino. an ascent of 16 km called the “Piccolo Stelvio” through woods, numerous hairpin bends and a flat part to reach the foot of the Pra della Stua dam lake and the final ascent that takes you to the green meadows in San Valentino. Length 15 km, duration around 3 h.
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