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Discover the lands of Custoza Bike Tour
Ride E-Bikes through countryside roads and learn about the Battle of Custoza during the Third Italian War of Independence.
Details & Itinerary
Ride a bike through paved and dirt roads starting from Borghetto, a small hamlet located on the shore of Mincio river. Cross this beautiful area famous for its typical ‘Tortellini’ and pasta and leave the city behind immersing yourself in the flavors of the Morainic Hills, a unique territory surrounded by green sceneries and natural landscapes. Cycle through the historic centers of characteristic villages such as Custoza, a small town known for its “Custoza Doc” wine and also the theater of the Risorgimento battles of 1848 and 1866. The Battle of Custoza took place on the 24 June 1866 during the Third Italian War of Independence in the Italian unification process. Get to know the italian history and the stories behind this gorgeous place. You will have the chance to discover more historical facts when visiting the Ossary of Custoza a crucial landmark within the context of Italian unification, the Austro-Prussian war. This bike tour is suitable to everyone and it requires little or no training at all. The way back to Borghetto is mostly downhill, which makes it easier for everyone to enjoy the view and take some pictures.
What you should bring
Camera or phone
- E-bike with side bag and helmet
- Entry fee guided visit to Custoza Ossario museum
- Packed lunch (sandwiches, soft drink and fruit)
- Insurance policy
What you should know
Tour Duration: full day (7 hours)
Scheduled Pick up/Drop off available upon request from your hotel in Verona and Lake Garda
Car parking available at the meeting point
Departs Every Wednesday and Saturday at 9.30 am
Meeting point in Valeggio sul Mincio, Italy.