Monte Baldo is full of surprises: you can admire the spring and summer blooms that make this place the "Garden of Europe" and let your children play in the green meadows together with the grazing animals. This day trip is perfect to experience outdoors nature, admire the characteristic architecture of the alpine huts and climb the mountain just a stone's throw from Lake Garda. Enjoy the unique view of the lake that can only be seen from up there!
Safety informationFollow some simple rules and enjoy a great experience in the heart of nature:
- Plan your trip in advance
- Show respect for private property and the natural environment
- Always use safety equipment and check it in advance Follow the marked route and respect the bans
- Adapt the speed to your preparation and don't exceed your limits
- Do not scare animals
- Do not litter
- Always give way to pedestrians and let them know when you are approaching
- Do not ride at a dangerous speed
- Do not stop too suddenly or you might damage the soil
The practicability of routes in the Alpine foothills and mountain areas depends on the weather, the climatic phenomena and the environmental changes. For this reason, the information provided may be subject to change. Before you set off, find out about the state of the route by asking the local organisations, local experts and the tourist information offices on the website www.laviadelleprealpi.it. The local authorities and associations of the involved areas do not assume any legal liability for injuries or damages to people and things that may occur along the marked routes.
Tips and hintsDiscover this route and many others that cross all the Veneto Prealps from Lake Garda to the Cansiglio Forest on www.laviadelleprealpi.it
Getting thereIf you are travelling from Verona you can take the A22 Brenner motorway, exit at Affi Lago di Garda Sud and follow the signs for Caprino Veronese. Take the road that goes up towards Spiazzi and follow the signs for malga Ime.
If you are travelling from Trento you can take the A22 Brenner motorway, exit at Affi Lago di Garda Sud and follow the signs for Caprino Veronese.Take the road that goes up towards Spiazzi and follow the signs for malga Ime.
ParkingLarge car park below Malga Valfredda, in the village of Ime (VR)
GPS coordinates: 45.666494, 10.824411
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EquipmentEvery excursion requires specific clothing and equipment. Adequate equipment is always recommended in order to avoid unpleasant surprises related to the variability of the weather, the season and the condition of the soil that can cause unpleasant accidents. Make sure you always evaluate the type of route you are facing, the stopping points and any useful references in case of need.
The routes in the mountains can hide many pitfalls even for the most experienced ones, so make sure you never leave the marked trails, always warn someone where you are heading and when you expect your return. The telephone number in case of emergency is 112.