Backroads to Venice

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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Self-guided Tour
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • Starts Bolzano, Italy
  • Ends Mestre / Venice , Italy
  • Cycling at the base of the stunning Dolomites
  • Experiencing the outstanding scenery and small villages en route
  • Sipping coffee (or something stronger) in a café in one of Verona’s magnificent piazzas
  • Enjoying the culinary specialties such as marinated sardines
The Backroads To Venice trip starts in Bolzano and ends in Mestre / Venice. It is a bicycle trip that takes 8 days taking you through Mestre, Lake Garda, Verona and 6 other destinations in Italy {{}}. Backroads To Venice is a guided trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Cycle the quiet paths and backroads to the canal city of Venice via Shakespeare's Verona. This enchanting journey takes us through the historic Veneto region of north-east Italy. Taking in the splendid cities of Trento, Verona and Vicenza we have time to appreciate the architectural and cultural delights specific to each. Starting from the mountains around Bolzano, passing the beauty of Lake Garda and winding through pretty meadows and orchards we head east to the lovely town of Mestre, located on the doorstep of Venice.
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Based on 309 reviews
Review for another Utracks tour
4 - Very Good
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 06 2018
“Loved this trip - The combination of coach and cycling ensured that we covered the three counties, and saw the highlights. The cycling is all pretty flat, and I would say easy to moderate. The guide Kristina, was a local, and wealth of information. All in all a wonderful tour.”
Review for another Utracks tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 06 2016
“This trip is honestly one of the greatest things I've ever done. The scenery was absolutely spectacular and by the end of the 7 days everyone was like family. As a young solo traveler I was pretty nervous about going but all my fears were gone within an hour of leaving Chamonix. The refuges were adorable and the food was filling and delicious. You won't regret going on this trip!”
Review for another Utracks tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 21 2016
“I went on a tour du Mont Blanc this September and it was absolutely great!
The trip was very well organised, the guides were experienced and very friendly, hostels were clean, all had showers and we had a proper meals in the evenings! Super happy with my experience and definitely highly recommend UTracks!”
  • Day 1 : Join Bolzano
  • Day 2 : Cycle to Trento along the Adige (65 or 70km/40 or 43.5mi)
  • Day 3 : Cycle and boat to Lake Garda South (50km/31mi)
  • Day 4 : Cycle to historical Verona (35 or 60km/21.5 or 37mi)
  • Day 5 : Cycle to Vicenza via Monti Berici (35 or 70km/21.5 or 43.5mi)
  • Day 6 : Cycle past Palladian villas to Padova's thermal district (50km/35mi)
  • Day 7 : Cycle along the Brenta Canal to Mestre (55km/34mi)
  • Day 8 : Trip concludes
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
  • 7 nights accommodation in 2 to 3 star (Category B) or 3 to 4 star (Category A) hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities
  • Information kit including route descriptions and maps per room booked, and welcome briefing. GPX tracks available on request.
  • 7 breakfasts – buffet breakfasts are served
  • Luggage transfer
  • Ferry cruise on Lake Garda
  • Bicycle, 27 gears with puncture resistant tyres, gel saddle, helmet and pannier (premium and electric bike available on request - supplement applies)
  • Bike insurance against theft and damage (does not cover negligence)
  • Emergency hotline
  • Ice cream in the best ice cream parlour in Vicenza
  • Entrance to the gardens at Palladio's Villa La Rotunda in Vicenza
  • Travel to Bolzano and from Venice
  • Dinner and lunches daily
  • Drinks
  • Local hotel taxes - allow up to EUR 35 per person (in total)
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Storage of excess luggage and parking
  • Transfers
  • Tour guide – this is a self guided trip
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
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A deposit of 329 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 69 days before departure. For any departures within 12 February 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Backroads to Venice tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Backroads to Venice tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Backroads to Venice tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.
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