An easy, circular tour leading you from Malcesine through some of the many villages of Brenzone sul Garda. The tour passes through Val di Sogno, Cassone, Sommavilla, Pozzo, Borago, Castello, Magugnano, Porto and Assenza.
A 17 kilometers tour involving 600 m of both elevation lost and gained awaits you.
It's an easy tour, to be slowly enjoyed as every little village deserve a visit and a picture. Aril River and The Museum of the Lake in Cassone are both worth a visit.
An easy tour with light ascents despite its 17 kilometers length.
If you wish to reduce the tour, you can drive or take the bus up to Val di Sogno or Cassone reducing the tour of about 6 and 8 km respectively.
It's an easy tour, suitable for everyone, entirely on tarmacked road. Leave from the lakeside in Malcesine, go up in the hills and then go back to Malcesine riding along the cycle lane.
It's a medium tour which requires a good training level. The middle part of the tour from Cassone to Magugnano is in the hills on continuous ups and downs.
If you wish to reduce the tour, you can drive or take the bus up to Val di Sogno or Cassone, reducing the tour of about 6 and 8 km respectively.
Once you reach the main roundabout in Malcesine, on the via Gardesana, go down towards the lake along Via Garibaldi and keep going southward to the beginning of the lakeside. Go along the lakeside up to the end and go up on the ascent leading to Val di Sogno. When you arrive on the via Gardesana, take the street on your right to the bay of Val di Sogno and keep going southward to reach Cassone.
Once in Cassone, after the parking area, leave the cycle lane and cross the street when you find the Aril River.
Go up toward the church of Cassone and turn right, always going southward to Sommavilla.
At this point, you can find a hilly section with continuous ups and downs from Sommavilla to Magugnano passing through Pozzo, Borago and Castello.
When you reach Magugnano, cross the street and go back to Malcesine along the beach passing through Porto, Assenza and Cassone.
From Cassone to Malcesine, you'll do the same route you have done on the way there passing through Val di Sogno bay and the lakefront of Malcesine.
The starting point of the tour is the Tourist Office Centre of Malcesine, at the bus station, on the Via Gardesana.
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|Starting height||90 m|
|Maximum height||115 m|
|Height difference - ascent/descent||600 m - 600 m|
|Period of the year||All year round|
|Huts/shelters along the route||no|