This MTB route runs along dirt roads with challenging stretches, it will offer breathtaking views from Pastelletto towards Monte Baldo and take you to discover the characteristic hamlets of Fumane nestled between Valpolicella and Lessinia.
Mazzurega - Cavalo - Gorgusello - Breonio - Pastelletto - Mazzurega
Following this route you will discover the many interesting places that make Valpolicella an ideal destination for a day trip or a weekend dedicated to sport and good food. You will experience one of the most famous wine-growing landscapes in Italy with its rural villages and ancient testimonies of human presence. Among the places not to be missed in Valpolicella is the Parco delle Cascate di Molina, a waterfall park located just a stone's throw from the characteristic village.
The suggested itinerary goes along the Via delle Prealpi, which connects Lake Garda to the Cansiglio Forest. Plan your own adventure and check out the points of interest, where to sleep, where to eat and the various services that will make your experience even more safe and complete.
Follow 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, hints and links
Discover 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 Verona Nord, follow the signs for Fumane and continue towards Mazzurega.
If you are travelling from Trento you can take the A22 Brenner motorway, exit at Affi, follow the signs for Fumane and continue towards Mazzurega.
ParkingMazzurega, Fumane (VR)
GPS Coordinates: 45.547785, 10.864712
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Every 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.