18: LONATO - PADENGHE

Lonato del Garda

Category: mountain bike excursion
Difficulty: easy
Starting point: piazza del Municipio in Lonato del Garda
End point: piazza del Municipio in Lonato del Garda
Maps:

200 m 260 m 13 Km 2 h piazza del Municipio in Lonato del Garda
By bike:

from the square of Municipio in Lonato del Garda (Piazza Matteotti) cycle northbound to the tower through Via Trento e Trieste, Via De Gasperi and Via San Zeno, one after the other. Once on Via XXIV maggio, before the village of Sedena, take Via Reparè on your right (2,4 km) heading to Via Cuccagna, which turns into an unmade road towards the castle of Drugolo (5,2 km). After having admired the splendid view of the castle and its neighbouring rural village, cycle uphill on Via Cappuccini in the wood that covers the surrounding hills headed east. Go beyond the disused stables (6,2 km) and follow the unmade road going north.

Continue through to the cluster of houses and cycle downhill until you cross Via Ronchi (7,7 km), then turn right on the cycling road to Lonato to go back to the staring point, after having gone through the villages of Ronchi, S. Anna, and the last part on the cycling road along SP25.



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Notes:

Not recommended on hot days 

Of naturalistic/geological interest  

Of historical/cultural interest 

Panoramic


By car:
Lonato del Garda can be easily reached from the top and from the bottom of the lake. Take the A4 motorway Desenzano exit. Parking available in the village of Lonato del Garda.
Public transport:

bus service available to Lonato del Garda (www.arriva.it), which can also be reached by train (www.trenitalia.com). Check that your bicycle can be carried on the bus or train you choose.



Safety tips:

Make sure you take with you all the necessary equipment and clothes for bicycle excursions according to the season. Check the weather forecast the day before you trip and verify that the track is open on the day you choose. During the excursion respect the highway code and the environment, do not leave your waste along the path. The itineraries described here and the GPS tracks do not alert bikers of possible dangers, nor indicate the only path available for excursions.

Emergency number: 112




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