2024
Radtour von Bozen nach Venedig

Cycling Tour from Bolzano to Venice

From Southern Tyrol to the Adriatic

  Bolzano – Verona – Venice

  • Amphitheatre in Verona, boat trip on Lake Garda, Piazza San Marco in Venice
  • Daily routes ●●●●○, altitude profile ●●●○○
  • Bestseller!

Days
8

Ø km per day
55

Enjoy a varied bike tour along the Etsch Cycle Path! Starting in Bolzano your tour takes you to Venice, the Pearl of the Adriatic. On your way to this town on the lagoon, you will pass through the idyllic countryside of Northern Italy and the vineyards of South Tyrol. Experience not only the wonderful flair of all these so well-known cities of Verona, Padua and Vicenza, but also Lake Garda, Italy‘s largest lake. One hundred years of culture accompany you on the Etsch cycle path to the Adriatic Coast. Venice, La Serenissima (the loudest) as the town is lovingly referred to by the locals has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. Drink a coffee on Piazza San Marco or take a trip on a gondola along the city‘s canals. There is plenty to see along the cycling tour from Bolzano to Venice!

Itinerary

  • Booking code
    IT-BV7
  • Start / Destination
    Bolzano / Venice-Mestre
  • Duration
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Length
    approx. 325 km
    Daily routes ●●●●○
    between 35 and 70 km, Ø 55 km
    Altitude profile ●●●○○
Bicycle tour from Bolzano to Venice

Day 1: Individual arrival in Bolzano

Take time to discover the capital of Southern Tyrol with its impressive Cathedral of the Assumption. Stroll through the town's arcades, the most important streets in the Old Town which cut through it from East to West or visit one of the numerous museums. The Archaeological museum of Southern Tyrol is particularly recommended as it houses the famous natural human mummy of Oetzi, the iceman.

Alps South Tyrol

View of the Alps

Day 2: Bolzano – Trento, approx. 70 km

Today's route along the Adige Cycle Route leads you through extensive vineyards. Cycling though the typical Southern Tyrolean villages of Ora and Egna, you will reach Salurn. This is where the German-speaking region of Tyrol ends. You will then continue on towards Trento where you shouldn't miss the Old Town with its Romanesque Cathedral and the Baroque Neptune Fountain. Stroll along Via Belenzani with its beautiful old buildings.

Adige Cycle Path

Adige Cycle Route between Bolzano and Trento

Day 3: Trient – Lake Garda South, approx. 50 km + boat trip

Today you will cycle along the Adige, whose valley becomes increasingly narrow. Cycling along the old trading routes, you will come to Rovereto, which was once famous as a silk manufacturing town. The old town is perfect for strolling through with its numerous lane-ways and palaces. Afterwards you will cycle on towards Riva and board a boat which will transport you to your destination.

Cyclist Lake Garda

Cyclists at Lake Garda

Day 4: Lake Garda South – Verona, approx. 50 km

Accompanied by the Adige, you will cycle towards Verona, the capital town of the province of the same name. Stroll along the river through the picturesque old town of Verona or wonder in awe at the Roman amphitheatre Arena di Verona, which is famous for its operatic festivals. Numerous religious buildings such as the Cathedral Santa Maria Matricolare or the small church of Santa Maria Antica from the 8th century await your visit.

Sirmione Lake Garda South

Sirmione, Lake Garda

Day 5: Verona – Vicenza, approx. 70 km

Today’s route starts off quite flat before reaching the Berici Hills. If today’s route is too long you also have the option of taking the train in San Bonifacio. The oldtTown of Vicenza is characterised by impressive buildings by the famous architect Andrea Palladio from the 16th century. The Teatro Olimpico, the first post-antique free-standing theatre building in Europe is also one of his works.

Amphitheater Verona

Amphitheatre, Verona

Day 6: Vicenza – Abano Terme / Padua, approx. 35 / 45 km

Cycling along streets lined with villas, you will leave Vicenza and arrive in one of the most famous bathing spa towns in Italy. Treat yourself and use the time for a long visit to the thermal baths or visit Padua, one of the oldest cities in Italy (which can be easily reached by bus). Here you should visit the famous Basilica of St. Anthony.

Basilica of Santa Giustina, Padua

Abbey of Santa Giustina, Padua

Day 7: Abano Terme / Padua – Venice-Mestre / Marghera, approx. 50 / 40 km

With the light breeze, which is common in this area, at your back you will cycle towards the sea. Your destination for the day is the mainland near Venice. From here there are excellent connections to the lagoon city, which has been on the UNESCO world heritage list since 1987. Explore the imposing St. Mark’s Cathedral and visit the Gothic Doge's Palace. A trip with a gondola is a very special way to explore the city.

Venice

Venice canal

Day 8: Individual departure

After breakfast your cycling tour along the Adige Cycle Route from Bolzano to Venice comes to an end. You will then return home or to Bolzano. We would also be more than happy to extend your stay in the Venice region.

St. Mark's Square Venice

Piazza San Marco, Venice

Dates / Prices / Services

Season times and prices 2024

Arrival daily except on Mondays and on Tuesdays from 30.03.2024 to 12.10.2024

Bookable dates are shown in the booking form. The season is dictated by the arrival date.

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Category B

Season A
30.03. - 12.04.
28.09. - 12.10.
from899 €
Season B
13.04. - 10.05.
07.09. - 27.09.
from1049 €
Season C
11.05. - 06.09.

from1129 €

Category A

Season A
30.03. - 12.04.
28.09. - 12.10.
from1099 €
Season B
13.04. - 10.05.
07.09. - 27.09.
from1239 €
Season C
11.05. - 06.09.

from1299 €

Category K

Season A
30.03. - 12.04.
28.09. - 12.10.
from1349 €
Season B
13.04. - 10.05.
07.09. - 27.09.
from1499 €
Season C
11.05. - 06.09.

from1559 €

All prices per person in a double room

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Services

  • 7 nights incl. breakfast, national 3* level,
    partly outside the local centers, category B (IT-BV7b)
  • 7 nights incl. breakfast, national 3* / 4* level,
    category A (IT-BV7a)
  • 7 nights incl. breakfast, national 4* level,
    category K (IT-BV7k)
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel to Venice-Mestre, no limit on the number of pieces, max. 20 kg / piece
  • Lake Garda boat trip incl. bike
  • 1 x pistachio ice cream per person
  • Grappa tasting in Venice (1 x per person)
  • Travel documents with maps (1 x per room)
  • Service hotline (7 days, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
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Not included is the tourist tax, if due.

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For our younger cyclists

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From 0 to 5 years

-100%

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From 6 to 11 years

-50%

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From 12 to 14 years

-25%

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From 15 to 17 years

-10%

Applies for accommodation in rooms with 2 full-paying guests.

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Additional services

Category B
Category A
Category K

Additional fee single room

329 €

439 €

459 €

Return transfer incl. own bike, Venice-Mestre / Marghera – Bolzano

129 €

129 €

Return transfer excl. own bike, Venice-Mestre / Marghera – Bolzano

89 €

89 €

All prices are per person

Additional nights

Room
Breakfast
Category B
Category A
Category K
Bolzano
 DBL

85 €

129 €

159 €

 SGL

125 €

205 €

235 €

Venice-Mestre / Marghera
 DBL

55 €

79 €

85 €

 SGL

79 €

135 €

All prices are per person

Rental bikes

Rental Bikes

Rental Bike
Rental Bike
99 €
E-Bike
E-Bike
259 €

Types of rental bikes

  • 7-gear unisex bike, hub gears with coaster brake
  • 21-gear unisex, bike derailleur gears with freewheel (men's bike from 1.80m)
  • E-bike / pedelec
Equipment

Pannier, handlebar bag, odometer, bike lock, air pump, repair kit

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7- / 21-gear rental bike

99 €

E-bike / pedelec

259 €

All prices are per person

Brief info

  • Booking code
    IT-BV7
  • Start / Destination
    Bolzano / Venice-Mestre
  • Duration
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Length
    approx. 325 km
    Daily routes ●●●●○
    between 35 and 70 km, Ø 55 km
    Altitude profile ●●●○○
  • Trail conditions
    The route is flat to slightly hilly, the only strenuous part are the Monti Berici. The route leads over mostly well-developed bike paths, outside the Adige Valley also along small farm roads or side roads, sometimes also along roads with heavier traffic.
  • Parking information
    Parking / garage at the hotel, between 10 € – 25 € per day
    No reservation possible through Radweg-Reisen
  • Return transfer to Bolzano
    Optional by minibus including bike every Friday, Saturday and Sunday (mornings), duration approx. 3 hours, must be specified when booking.
    You can also book the transfer from Venice-Mestre to Bolzano before the bike tour. This way you can continue your tour from Venice-Mestre right after the tour. Please write your booking request in the online booking form in the open text field.
    Alternatively on your own by train, connections several times a day, 1 train change, duration approx. 3.5 hours
  • Tour operated by
    Local cooperation partner
  • Mobility note
    The trip is only conditionally suitable for people with limited mobility.
    Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding your individual needs.
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Days
8

Ø km per day
55