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Verona: Southern Lake Garda e-Bike Tour

Product ID: 376541
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Discover the moraine hills of the Lake Garda, starting from the museum and tower of San Martino della Battaglia. Learn about the battle for Italian Independence on June 24, 1859 as you leap into the area's history, nature, and beautiful scenery.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Duration: 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian

Pickup included

Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time, your driver will be holding a sign with your last name on it.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take beautiful landscape pictures of Lake Garda's shore
  • Ride comfortably and easily on an eletric bike along paved roads
  • Hear the history of San Martino della Battaglia, including its role during the Italian Independence war
Full description
Leave the tourist crowds behind and immerse yourself in the green countryside of Lake Garda's southern shore. Your tour begins from Peschiera del Garda, from where your guide meets you and finds the perfect electric bike for you and your group. From there, begin an easy and fun ride which sees you riding along beautiful vineyards whilst relaxing and admiring the surrounding nature.

Visit the tower that was built in 1878 on the hill of San Martino to commemorate the events of the Italian Risorgimento. It was designed by the architect Frizzoni and the engineers Luigi Fattori, Monterumici, and Cavalieri. The top of the 74-meter-high tower can be reached by following a long spiral ramp, and at the entrance there is a bronze statue of Victor Emanuel II by the sculptor Dal Zotto.

The walls were painted by the artist Vittorio Bressanin from Venice, and a lighthouse located on the tower continuously emits a light that illuminates and warms the sky with the colors of the Italian flag. In addition to the tower you can visit the Risorgimento Museum and the ossuary, which contains the remains of those killed in the infamous bloody battle. At the conclusion of your tour, make your way slowly back to Peschiera del Garda to return your e-bike and wrap up your experience.
Includes
  • E-bike, side bag, and helmet
  • Packed lunch
  • Ticket to visit the Museum of San Martino della Battaglia and Solferino
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People who can't ride a bike

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour will not take place in inclement weather (you will be fully refunded)

From US$ 154.87 per person

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Verona In Tour

Product ID: 376541