Day 1: Brixen
Individual arrival in Brixen. Spend some time in the evening exploring the beautiful old city and cathedral dating from the 10th century. The city is located in the middle of picturesque vineyards.
Overnight in Brixen.
Day 2: Niederndorf/Toblach – Brixen (41 miles/65 km)
Today, you will take the train from Brixen into the Pustertal valley to Bruneck or Toblach. Following the river Rienz, you will cycle mostly downhill, past the accumulation lake Olanger Stausee to Bruneck (ethnographic museum).
On comfortable ways, you will continue your journey in the lower Pustertal valley, through the Mühlbacher Klause into the Eisacktal valley and to Brixen (arcades, cathedral, the monastery of Neustift).
Overnight in Brixen.
Day 3: Brixen – Bolzano (25 miles/40 km)
You will cycle through the town of Klausen, along the river Eisack to Waidbruck (view of the castle Trostburg). Here, the valley narrows and leads you to the Bolzano basin. The city of two cultures is waiting for you (archaeological museum with Ötzi, the Iceman) – access into the museum with Brixen card included.
Overnight in Bolzano.
Day 4: Bolzano – Auer (19 miles/30 km)
Through numerous beautiful orchards and vineyards near the South Tyrolean wine route, you're passing various castles and ruins while cycling to the Lake Kalterer See and to the charming winetown Auer.
Overnight in Auer.
Day 5: Auer – Trento (28 miles/45 km)
You will ride your bike from Auer on the Adige river dam bike path. At the Salurner Klause, the German-speaking South Tyrol ends. The bike path will lead you through famous the wine regions of Trentino to the old Episcopal city of Trento (old town, cathedral, castle Buonconsiglio).
Overnight in Trento.
Day 6: Trento – Torbole/Rive (28 miles/45 km)
Shortly after the old Tyrolean border town Rovereto, you will leave the Adige Valley. In Mori, you will taste the world famous pistachio ice cream in the Gelateria Bologna. After the only more significant climb (approx. 150 metres) over the small Giovanni pass, you will head down to the lake. Your bicycle tour will end in Riva or Torbole.
Overnight in Riva/Torbole.
Day 7: Departure
Departure or extra days on Lake Garda.