Category: mountain bike excursion
Starting point: Via Verdi, Padenghe sul Garda
End point: Via Verdi, Padenghe sul Garda
from the roundabout between Via Barbieri and Via Verdi (0,0 km), close by the square and the headquarters of the Municipality, enter Via Verdi towards Soiano and Polpenazze on the cycling road to the side of the main road.
At the following roundabout keep your right and turn further on to the left on the unmade road with indications to the cycling road to Salò (1,1 km). Once beyond the deviation for Balosse wet zone (1,5 km), turn left following the indications to the cycling road to Salò.
At the end of the unmade road keep your left and enter Via delle Orchidee (2,9 km) and at the STOP sign continue towards Via Monte Cicogna. At the end of this short road continue on the unmade road called Via della Gherla (3,4 km), which will take you to Soiano. At the end of it turn left uphill (4,5 km) and after 300 metres turn right to reach Municipio di Soiano (5,2 km). From here turn right again for the centre of Soiano along Via San Michele, where you will find the castle and the parish church.
At the end of your tour in the centre of the borough, back to the Municipio continue towards Bedizzole and Padenghe (6,9 km) to reach Chizzoline village. Through Via Roma and, on the right, Via Brescia (7,7 km), the itinerary will take you to the provincial cycling road Salò-Lonato (8,2 km) going towards Lonato. Cycle beyond the picturesque and secluded village of Pratello to reach the foot of the Castle of Padenghe. Once in Santella on the provincial road, turn left on Via Gramsci, go through the historic centre to go back to the starting point (12,5 km).
Not recommended on hot days
Of naturalistic/geological interest
Of historical/cultural interest