CYCLING 2016-17 p092-093

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Bolzano, Verona & Venice Ride NEW 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 Dates & Price Guide Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. BIKE HIRE NOW INCLUDED SEE PAGE 10 Riva Rovereto Verona Mestre P Premium F departure S Polo FdeparturPe F Family departure Call SELF-GUIDED • ITALY 93 8 days land only from £699 Italy Activity Level MODERATE Trip Code LSX At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Start Bolzano 2 Cycle on quiet roads following the Adige River to Trento, capital of the Trentino region. 3 Continue riding along the river to the magnificent Lake Garda. A four hour ferry cruise takes you to the south shore of the lake. 4 Leaving the shores of Lake Garda, you head to the beautiful city of Verona, made famous by Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. 5 Today's ride is mainly on quiet roads and cycle paths as you make your way to the legendary city of Vicenza , arguably the most beautiful city in Veneto. 6 Pass the wonderful Palladian Villa Rotonda, as you cycle to Padova where Giotto's Chapel and other marvels await. 7 Cycling out of Padova the route continues towards the Adriatic sea and city of Venice. Your hotel is located in Mestre, a short bus ride from the fascinating iconic city. 8 End Venice Spectacular scenery l Delicious cuisine and wine l Verona, Vicenza and Venice • 6 days cycling with luggage transfer between hotels • 95% tarmac, 5% unpaved roads • Mainly quiet roads and cycle paths • Possibility to take the train to make the route shorter on days 2 and 5 • Self-guided holiday. Min age 8 yrs • 7 nights hotels • All breakfasts included Starting from the small, charming city of Bolzano and the unique backdrop of the jagged limestone Dolomites, this self-guided ride takes in lovely views across orchards and vineyards as it follows the Adige River to Lake Garda. After a leisurely ferry cruise across the lake, continue on more undulating terrain to discover the beautiful iconic cities of Verona and Vicenza, before finally moving on to explore the canals and waterways of Venice. The moderate daily distances ensure you will always have an appetite for the delicious cuisine and gelato for which the area is famed. • Start every Saturday or Sunday from 26 March to 22 October • Tuesday and Wednesday start dates available to request from 17 May to 07 September • 2017 dates and prices available online • From 18 April to 24 June and 10 to 30 September £739 • From 25 June to 09 September £779 • All other dates £699 • Prices are land only and do not include travel from London • Upgrade to 3 and 4-star hotels £100 per person • Compulsory single supplement £125 (£165 in 3 and 4-star hotels) • Low cost direct flights available to Innsbruck with Easyjet • Land only start Bolzano day 1, end Mestre day 8 • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • 27 speed customised hybrid bike, included in the trip price • Discount for bringing your own bike £90 • Supplement for electric E-bike £110, paid on booking ACCOMMODATION We use a variety of charming 2 and 3-star hotels throughout this trip, all with en suite facilities. These are located in the towns themselves or in the surrounding countryside. It is also possible to upgrade to a higher standard of accommodation which is 3 and 4-star rated and generally more centrally located. Daily Distance (km) 2 70 3 50 4 60 5 75 6 50 7 41 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code ITALY Venice Trento Desenzano Soave Vicenza Padova Bolzano cycling ferry Dolomites Lake Garda Cycling from Bolzano, Italy


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