Bike tours in Italy - Lake Como - Dolomites - Prosecco - Venice

A uniquely spectacular bicycle tour in Italy, biking and hiking at the most amazing parts of Lake Como, the Dolomites, and the Prosecco wine region. You will cycle along the most scenic and easy routes along picturesque little lakes, rivers, villages and vineyards, so the fantastic landscapes will take your breath away every day, as well as the gourmet & home made Italian food...and their vinos...or Venice...

Bike Tour details

TOUR DATES - 2018

27 Sept - 5 Oct

LENGTH OF TOUR

9 days / 8 nights

START at Lake Como - Italy
FINISH in Venice - Italy

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Easy, flat or downhill with some undulation

CYCLING DISTANCE

Daily 20 - 47 km / 12 - 29 miles
Total 133 - 179 km / 82 - 111 miles appr

SUPPORT

Fully guided and supported

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TOUR PRICE

In double room / person

€3190

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

€200

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Bike Tour by Day

Day 1: Meeting at Lake Como

We will meet in the afternoon, and have a welcome dinner together in a charming family hotel with a wonderful garden and view, in a hidden little village at the North end of Lake Como, where we stay 3 nights.

Day 2: Cycling & walking at Lake Como

We cycle from our hotel to a small village and river, drive back to our hotel, and take a nice walk on the peaceful peninsula where we stay, to enjoy the gorgeous views of Lake Como, and a beautiful park of a small monastery. (cycling appr 20-30 km / 12-19 m)

Day 3: Bike trip to Bellagio

We visit the unique Museum of Cycling & Madonna del Ghisallo Chapel, a must see pilgrimage place for biking enthusiasts, with an amazing collection of historic bikes and cycling relics. You can enjoy the wonderful view of Lake Como from here, and a lovely downhill bike ride along the Ghisallo Loop (part of the Giro d’ Italia tour) and the lake to the charming town Bellagio. A nice stroll in the marvellous botanical garden of Villa Melzi, and we ferry to Varenna & get back to our hotel. (cycling appr 27 km / 17 m)

Day 4: Trip from Lake Como to the Dolomites

A longer bus ride along a scenic route among the Alps, through some Alpine passes with fantastic scenery of the towering mountains all around. We get to a hidden place of South Tyrol near Pustertal among the amazing peaks of the Dolomites, where we stay in a lovely small hotel with antique village furniture, and you can enjoy gourmet dinners in a family restaurant for 3 nights.

Day 5: Cycling tour in Pusteria Valley

An exceptionally wonderful walking trip around Lago di Braies, the most picturesque lake of the Dolomites where you can enjoy the astonishing view of the surrounding mountains reflecting in the dark green water. Then we cycle down the hills, through lovely villages in Val Pusteria to another beautiful lake near Dobbiaco. After enjoying the magnificent view there, we bike back to our hotel. (cycling appr 31 km / 19 m)

Day 6: Hiking around the Three Peaks

After a short bus ride, we take an absolutely spectacular hiking tour around the Tre Cime, to admire the breathtaking views of the most iconic peaks of the Dolomites. Anywhere you stop, you can see another picturesque face of the mountains, and it’s hard to decide which is the nicest... After this unforgettable experience we drive back to our hotel. (easy hiking appr 9 km / 6 m)

Day 7: Biking from the Dolomites to Prosecco

We ride through Cortina d’Ampezzo, a popular Alpine ski resort, and along one of the most scenic bike routes of Italy, the Lunga Via delle Dolomiti, to a small village. After this nice and easy bike ride, we drive to the famous Prosecco wine region, where we stay 2 nights in a charming small hotel, which is a wonderfully restored ancient monastery among beautiful vineyards. (cycling appr 33-47 km / 20-29 m)

Day 8: Cycling in the Prosecco wine region

We cycle along small hamlets and picturesque vineyards in the Prosecco wine area, and you can enjoy a nice lunch and a great view from a lovely local restaurant. After riding back to our hotel you can relax in the marvellous garden or swimming pool, and enjoy the excellent sparkling wines made by the owner. (cycling appr 22-44 km / 14-28 m)

Day 9: Tour end and free time in Venice

We can take you to Venice, where we will have a sad moment to say goodbye at a boat station, and you can take a Vaporetto (Water-bus) to get to your hotel.

Whatʼs Included

What’s Included:

  • 8 nights lodging in lovely 3* family hotels with unique ambiance
  • 8 buffet breakfasts
  • 8 delicious dinners with excellent wines
  • Refreshing mineral water during cycling & hiking
  • Best personal service of your friendly guides Marietta & Peter
  • Air conditioned support van for the whole group
  • Your bus transfers and luggage transport throughout the tour
  • All the private guided biking & hiking tours of the trip
  • Every museum and ferry ticket of the tour
  • Comfortable premium quality hybrid bike with pannier
  • Souvenir TNS water-bottle and T-shirt
  • Nicest sights - most beautiful and quiet routes in Italy

Optional: (not included)

  • Lunches in small restaurants, cafés
  • Extra nights in Milan / Lake Como / Venice
  • 1 free transfer / group to our hotel on day 1
  • 1 free transfer / group to Venice on day 9

Not Included:

  • Your trips between Lake Como, Venice & home
  • Your travel and health insurance
  • Your other extra / private costs
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Bike tours in Italy - Lake Como - Dolomites - Prosecco - Venice

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