Ideal for cyclist and family
CYCLING TOUR
Garda, Lombardy
MEETING POINT
4 days and 3 nights
DURATION

Tour Highlights

On the banks of the Mincio River
You will cycle along the banks of the Mincio river through ancient villages, then you’ll climb gentle hills overlooking Lake Garda between Lazise and Peschiera;
Tourist visit of Mantova
You’ll visit the magnificent city of Mantova, which rises on the banks of the Mincio river and made glorious by Gonzaga Noble ancient family. An authentic expression of Italian genius and art;
Carbon bike and clothing 100% made in Italy
Enjoy the comfort of 100% Made in Italy technical clothing and the craftsmanship of 100% Made in Italy carbon racing bikes;
The Dario Pegoretti bicycle factory
The emotion of visiting one of the most famous Italian bicycle artisan shop in the world, Dario Pegoretti;
Michelin starred restaurants
You will revel in the cooking of one of 10 three stars Michelin, Dal Pescatore restaurant;
5 stars accomodation
The comfort of an ancient renovated historic house starting from 1500s, the exciting beauty of spending the night with ancient frescoes, the typical hospitality of the Italian family that will teach you some of the secrets of Mantova’ dishes.
Transfers in electric vehicles
All transfers will be run on board our electric vehicles.
Flexibility
In case of difficulty to spend all four days, the kind guests are invite to declare it to our staff during booking (terms of the notice) to get the review of the economic offer and organize the transfer service to the airports / train station. By the way, you remember there’s a minimum of three days and 2 nights for organization policy.
If guests don't suit the terms of the notice, they'll be expected to pay the full economic offer of four days weekend.
Covid19 security procedure
The internal procedures in terms of health, cleaning and social behavior to prevent Covid19 infection will be applied during all the tour. We rely on your understanding and participation.

Itinerary description

1

Day 1 - Pick-up and visiting of Dario Pegoretti factory

Guest pick-up at Verona airport between 14.00 and 15.00 o’clock on Thursday*. Transfer on board our 100% electric fleet to the Dario Pegoretti bicycle factory, guardian of the steel looms tradition. Arrival at the historic residence Corte Mainolda in the evening where you’ll have dinner with a tasting menu with the products deriving from the relative agritourism activity.

Meals: dinner

Destination: Mantova

Bike itinerary: no one

Accomodation: Corte Mainolda or another same category alternative in case of overbooking

*Alternatively and on demand, the pick-up service can be offered at the Reggio Emilia High Speed rail station for guests coming from Milan or Florence. A surcharge may be applied.

2

Day 2 - Old Village along Mincio river and cooking experience

After a good breakfast at the hotel, a short transfer to Mantova will bring you to the beginning of the bike itinerary along the Mincio river and the ancient villages that will keep you busy for most of the day: Bosco Fontana, the Sigurtà park, Borghetto and Marmirolo. An itinerary of about 80 km mostly flat and some steps of white roads. You will taste a light lunch at one of the tasty trattorias located along the route. Back to the hotel, you will enjoy a sport massage for a well-deserved relaxation: you’re ready for a culinary experience that will see you as protagonist now. The chef and the property will make you able to discover and select local raw materials basis of traditional dishes, you’ll cook some of them directly and supervisored by the chef to bring home an unusual souvenir of Made in Italy: it will certainly be a special dinner for you.

Meals: breakfast, light lunch and dinner

Destination: Mincio river

Bike itinerary: about 80 km and 300 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Corte Mainolda or another same category alternative in case of overbooking

3

Day 3 - Lake Garda’ hills and e the amazing city of Mantova

The right breakfast before transfer to Peschiera del Garda, from where the bike tour will start leading you to the uplands of the Verona’ side Lake Garda through a sequence of short ascents and descents between Bardolino, Garda and Lazise: here, you will have light lunch overlooking the promontory of the amazing Sirmione. Later, our guides will drive you to the hotel for a shower before, to the magnificent city of Mantova which you will discover on board the iconic Metropolitan Bike. Mantova is really a wonderful city, which also hosted Maestro Leonardo da Vinci for a long time in the past, generally far from the classic tourist itineraries but rich of history, art and monuments. The day will end at 3-star Michelin restaurant “Dal Pescatore” for a food&drink experience top of the world.

Meals: breakfast, light lunch and dinner

Destination: Lake Garda and Mantova

Bike itinerary: about 60 km and 800 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Corte Mainolda or another same category alternative in case of overbooking

4

Day 4 - Sailing the river

After the breakfast, you will be transferred to one of the many boats that sails the Mincio river from which you will have a unique perspective of Mantova. Besides, you will have light lunch on the same boat before going to the Verona airport where you will arrive at around 14.30 – 15.30.

Meals: breakfast and light lunch

Destination: surroundings of Mantova and Verona Valerio Catullo airport

Bike itinerary: no one

 

Accomodation

  • Accommodation in 4 star luxury historic homes, expression of Italian culture and design;
  • Luggage transfer;
  • Pick-up and drop-off at Verona airport on board 100% electric vehicles.

Gear

  • Covid19 cleaning procedure;
  • Top of the line bicycle selection, e-bike on demand;
  • Riding the Metropolitan bike for city visiting;
  • Godoit outfit made of ultra-performing materials, customized for men and women;
  • Bike helmets and footwear (if requested);

Meals

  • Daily breakfasts in hotel and light lunches during bikes tour;
  • All the gourmet dinners at Michelin star restaurant or at strongly blazoned ones;
  • Sommelier selection of local wines and beverage for all the meals;

Activities

  • Entrance fees to historic sites, museums, parks, and all other exclusive events
  • Godoit experiences;
  • Wellness massages;

Support

  • 2 professional Godoit guides available all the time;
  • Mechanical assistance by our electric vehicle during bike tours (also for distributing refreshments and lifts in case of need) if suitable with roads permission and features;
  • Tourist guides, personal shoppers and other assistance services necessary to enjoy experiences.

Not included

  • Airfare;
  • Lunch of the check-in day and dinner of check-out day;
  • Everything not expressly mentioned;
  • Transfers before and after Godoit cycling tour;
  • Gratuities for guides
  • Travel Protection
  • Beverages ordered by guests beyond normal amounts and away from group activities will incur additional charges.

To be project on demand of the client.

2021
Only private
On demand
Booking & info please contact: booking@godo-it.com
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