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Italy - La Via Claudia - Family Self-Guided Cycling Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Cycling from the Austrian border to Lake Garda
  • Winding your way through Val Venosta along the Adige river
  • Taking a holiday snap in front of the Resia church tower
  • Stopping for Italian gelato in the medieval hamlet of Glorenza
  • Having an adventure with the kids on Lake Garda
  • Refueling with real Italian pizza after a day on the bike

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival into Verona Airport - Transfer to Nauders    
2 Lake Resia to Prato Allo Stelvio 25 Miles / 40 Kms B  
3 Prato to Lagundo 31 Miles / 50 Kms B  
4 Lagundo to Appiano 25 Miles / 40 Kms B  
5 Appiano to Trento 40 Miles / 65 Kms B  
6 Trento to Lake Garda 19 Miles / 30 Kms B  
7 Lake Garda - Activity Day or Rest Day   B  
8 Departure from Lake Garda - Transfer to Verona Airport   B  

Meals: B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner | Please keep in mind the distances and ascent information provided are intended to be indicative and may vary from the actuals due to accommodation changes or when compared on different GPS devices and software

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Holiday Information

Following the ancient route of La Via Claudia from Lake Resia, on the Austrian border, to the northern shores of Lake Garda, this self-guided cycling holiday has been designed specifically with families in mind. Covering both the emblematic and the lesser visited, this trip offers the perfect balance of stunning views, tasty treats and family fun! Whilst the Via Claudia was originally used for the transportation of wine and olive oil from Spain, oysters from the Mediterranean and even spices from Asia, it now serves as the perfect cycling route, along traffic-free cycle paths and quiet, country lanes.  You will be provided with route notes, maps, and GPS so navigating the day's rides couldn't be easier, letting the kids join in too! 
The route winds along the Adige river with lots to see and do along the way for kids and adults alike: a visit to the Acquapark centre (water park) in Prato, some fun time in the adventure park in Lasa, the mystical Castelbello castle and the dominating Val Venosta. On the way, you have the option to stop off at several small lakes for a dip or try out some lake fishing.  For the adults, day 4 will see you riding “La Via del Vino” where the Gewuerztraminer white and Kalterersee red wines originate from, indulging in a well deserved glass of wine in the evening! Day 7 will allow for some fun on the water at Lake Garda with an abundance of watersports, as well as Via Ferrata or canyoning specifically for families.
Accommodation during your journey will be in a selection of quality hotels and a warm welcome will be waiting for you on arrival at each and every one. We'll book all your accommodation, transfer your luggage and provide you with routes, so all you have to think about is having fun!

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Duration: 8 days
Return: 08/01/2050

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Holiday Details

Season 1 – 01/05 and 30/06: £1255 per adult

Season 2 – 01/07 and 09/08: £1415 per adult

Season 3 – 10/08 and 23/08: £1495 per adult

Season 2 – 24/08 and 06/09: £1415 per adult

Season 1 – 07/09 and 31/10: £1255 per adult

Place to place

7 nights hotels/guesthouses

5 days riding

1 activity or rest day with options of Canyoning or Via Ferrata

Breakfast included


Route notes and maps provided

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Minimum 2 people

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Last Updated: 30/11/2017