We meet in the early morning in Malcesine. The meeting point is the bike rental station near to the Monte Baldo Cable Car. We go up on one of the first cars to the station at Tratto Spino where the ride begins.
We descend the eastern slope following route 651 on an easy gravelled track until we reach the Bocca di Navene. From there we embark on the only uphill part of the tour which follows a tarmac road to Rifugio Graziani.
From the Rifugio Graziani we descend to Lago di Loppio covering a variety of terrain from asphalt and cement to gravel tracks and footpaths.
On our descent we pass through San Valentino, San Giacomo, Festa, Brentonico and Castione all of them typical small mountain towns and villages.
Arriving at Lago di Loppio we travel along the cycle way as far as Nago and then descend to the lake side at Torbole. From Torbole we cycle along the gardesana following the lake side to our point of departure, Malcesine.
Details of the tour:
- Length: 50km
- Climb/descent 375mt/1958mt
- Time: 5 hours