Wines, bike and trekking, 3 wines around Verona
Walking and cycling, we walk along panoramic paths that lead us to ancient medieval villages overlooking Valpolicella and Lake Garda.
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We will cross vineyards and landscapes that fill us with tranquility. In the area of Verona we will live the fantastic and exclusive experience that only the perfect combination of art, wine and nature can give you.
- 4 nights with breakfast at Agriturismo Costa degli Ulivi, Fumane, Verona (Italy)
- 4 city taxes
- Welcome drink at the Hotel
- 4 dinners with typical dishes (4 courses with water, 1/2 liter wine, caffè), one of which with wine tasting
- 2 itineraries by bike with tour leader + 1 trekking itinerary with tour leader
- Bike rental – Included in the bike/e-bike rental: lock and 1 pannier
- Helmet rental
- 3 visits to wineries with wine tasting (4 wines) and light lunch: Cantina Salvaterra (Valpolicella wines), Cantina Casetto (Bardolino wines), Cantina Villa Mattielli (Soave wines)
- Bus transfers for the itineraries (people and bikes on DAY 3, DAY 4) and dinners (DAY 2, DAY 4)
- Transfer from private accommodation to the beginning of the tour – Insurance medical and luggage
- Entrance to Museums or Monuments
- Tips and all what not listed above
Arrival in Verona
Individual arrival in Agriturismo Costa degli Ulivi, located in Fumane (Verona), in the classic Valpolicella area. Welcome drink.
Meeting with the local agency and bike delivery. Dinner at Agriturismo Costa degli Ulivi.
9:00–16:00. Approximately 32 km – 350 m altitude
Bike We leave from Agriturismo Costa degli Ulivi and we ride up along a winding panoramic road that lead us to the ancient village of San Giorgio Ingannapoltron.
From the main square, surrounded by beautiful stone houses, we can enjoy one of the best views over Valpolicella and Lake Garda. We go down to the flatlands and we cycle among terraces, vineyard and elegant Venetian Villas. We taste the Valpolicella wines of Tenuta Salvaterra, while we admire the elegant Villa Giona: wine and art, the perfect marriage! Finally we ride back to the Agriturismo enjoying a great view over the mountains of Verona.
Dinner at Restaurant (van transfer RT).
Lake Garda: Bardolino wine
9:00–16:00. Approximately 38 km – 380 m al tude
Bike We approach to the Lake Garda area with a short transfer and then we start cycling on small hills covered by vineyards and olive trees.
The road slightly goes up and down, from the hi- ghest points we can enjoy great views over the big Lake Garda, surrounded by hills and hight mountains. We cycle on country roads flanked by elegant cypresses until the medieval village of Garda. We follow the bike paths that coasts the shores of the lake and we reach the lively village of Bardolino. After a few chilometers we reach Casetto Winery, where we taste the Bardolino wines enjoying a great views over the lake and Mount Baldo.
We go back where we started biking, following inland roads surrounded by vineyards and tranquillity. With a short van transfer we’ll be back to Agriturismo Costa degli Ulivi. Dinner at Agriturismo Costa degli Ulivi.
Soave Hills: Soave Wine
9:00–16:00. Approximately 10 km – 300 m altitude
Trek We reach the Soave area with a short transfer. The hiking trail follows old countryside roads surrounded by hectares of vineyards, where we could easily see some farmers working in the pruning or in the harvesting. From the hills we can enjoy a large view over the infinite vineyards at the valley floors and over the high mountains of Verona.
The trail first leads us to the village of Monteforte d’Alpone, overlooked by a really high belltower, and it ends up in the medieval village of Soave, surrounded by majestic walls. In Soave we taste the organic Soave wines of Tenuta Coffele in a historical building. The van waits for us and takes us back to Agri- turismo Costa degli Ulivi. Dinner at Restaurant (van transfer RT).
Departure: after breakfast, individual departure from Agriturismo Costa degli Ulivi. On request, it’s possible to extend the stay with an extra overnight in Verona city centre.
You’ll pedal on secondary roads with some slight climbs.
The path is predominantly paved, with some good dirty road. E-bike is recommended.
The natural choice in a special setting where you can discover the simple emotions of country life with its colours and flavours.
A place where you can feel in touch with nature, among the green valleys of Valpolicella. A place for every season in a mild Mediterranean climate.
We offer comfortable, spacious and bright rooms with wonderful view on to the green valley of Valpolicella, in the warm atmosphere of an old rural house, completely restored respecting its original structure.