Lake Garda By Bike: A Magnificent Trail Around Italy's Largest Lake

This Magnificent Biking Trail Lets You Circle the Largest Lake in Italy

Cyclists will soon be able to bike around the water of Italy’s largest lake.

Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy, will be opening a 140km-long bike trail for cyclists to witness its breathtaking scenery in a new way. By 2021, a project called Garda by Bike will open a continuous biking path that runs through the Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto, as well as the province of Trento

Throughout this bike journey, cyclists will be able to circle the perimetre of Lake Garda, where they can witness charming Italian towns and dramatic cliffs over the water. Additionally, they will also be connected to other beautiful cycling networks in Europe, such as the Eurovelo Route 7 and the Eurovelo Route 8

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This bike path around Lake Garda comes without any steep or challenging climbs, which makes it comfortable for solo travellers and families alike. The bridge sections, in particular, are well-maintained and secured. Moreover, any type of bike can be used on this cycling trail, which is paved with wooden planks.  

For travellers in a post-pandemic world, this long-distance bike trail around Lake Garda offers a refreshing journey in the great outdoors; and in doing so, it encourages people to travel responsibly while practising social distancing.  

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Garda by Bike will be available to cyclists in 2021. Between this cycling project and the Sentiero dei Parchi (“Path of the Parks”) hiking trail that links 25 of Italy’s national parks, 2021 is shaping up to be a tremendous year for nature adventures in Italy. 

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Tiffany is a writer based in Manila. When she was younger, she knew she wanted to write stories or go on adventures—now, she's learning to do both. She enjoys being swept up in books that spark her curiosity for new places, both real and imaginary.

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