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740. Fontanelle Tour

Mountainbiking · Garda Trentino
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  • mountain biking trail at Lake Garda: 740. Fontanelle Tour
    / mountain biking trail at Lake Garda: 740. Fontanelle Tour
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  • / Going up to Tenno
    Photo: Archivio Garda Trentino, Garda Trentino
  • / Castle of Tenno
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  • / View from the Bussè nature trail - Tenno
    Photo: Marco Meiche, Garda Trentino
  • / Volta di No
    Photo: M. Giacomello, Garda Trentino
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An easy tour through the vineyards and olives groves with a stunning view on Lake Garda, also suitable for citybikes. 
easy
5.8 km
0:59 h
210 m
210 m

We are working for you!

We are currently working on maintenance and signposting on this trail. While work is under way, we might find better variants: for this reason there might be slight difference between the trail description and the actual itinerary. We will fix this as soon as we finish the work. We are currently revising description and details of the tour as well. Thanks for your patience!

outdooractive.com User
Author
Valentina Bellotti
Updated: June 24, 2020

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Tenno, 477 m
Lowest point
Volta di Nò, 314 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Acetaia del Balsamico Trentino
Ristorante Antica Croce

Safety information

BIKER’S CODE OF RESPONSIBILITY 

  • Plan your ride
  • Share the trail with other users
  • Yield right of way to hikers
  • Let your speed be determined by your experience
  • Ride slowly on crowded trails, overtake with politeness and respect
  • Cycle only on authorized and open trails
  • Avoid muddy trails in order not to damage them further
  • Respect nature, plants, animals and the trail
  • Do not frighten animals
  • Take your rubbish home with you
  • Respect public and private property
  • Always be selfsufficient
  • Do not cycle solo in remote areas
  • Take back home only good pics

ALWAYS WEAR YOUR HELMET!

Suggestions taken from NORBA and IMBA codes of conduct.

The information on this chart is subject to inevitable variations, so this means that none of the indications are absolute. It is not entirely possible to avoid giving inexact or imprecise information, given how quickly environmental and weather conditions can change. For this reason we decline any responsibility for changes which the user may encounter. In any case,  the hiker is advised to check the conditions of the places, environment and weather before setting out.

Tips, hints and links

  •  This is an official route of the Garda Trentino Provincial Network of MTB routes, regularly maintained and accompanied by specific signage. A summary of the legislation is available on our website: www.gardatrentino.it
  • For more information on routes and bike services: rentals, workshops, shops and cycling friendly accommodation: 
    APT Garda Trentino, Tel. +39 0464 554444 www.gardatrentino.it

Start

Tenno - Castle (416 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
45.918697, 10.832557
UTM
32T 642106 5086647

Destination

Tenno - Castle

Turn-by-turn directions

The point of departure for this route is Tenno castle. At the beginning, stay on the main road, heading towards Lake Tenno. There are three bends and, at the fourth, turn right into Revedù. The road passes through vineyards and the  surrounding scenery is absolutely spectacular. When you come to Vandrino, stay on the main road and make sure not to take any of the turn-offs. Keep on going as far as Novino where you take a right turn and head downhill on a tarmac road to Volta di No, then turn right again. Now you cycle uphill on a lovely dirt track through vineyards. At the end of the track, turn left back onto the main road which takes you back to the starting point.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Riva del Garda and Tenno are served by an extra-urban bus line with infrequent journeys. For info: www.gardatrentino.it

Also, from June to September the BiciBusTrek service is active with a stop at the car park close to the starting point of the tour. For info: www.gardatrentino.it

Info about bike public transport: www.gardatrentino.it

Getting there

Getting to northern lake Garda / Garda Trentino: www.gardatrentino.it

Parking

Free parking slots in Tenno
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

  • Garda Trentino BIKE Map- On sale in information offices in Riva del Garda, Arco and Torbole and online

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Equipment

Riding your bike requires specific clothing and equipment, even for relatively short and easy trips. It is always better to be prepared… e.g. for bad weather or a drop your energy levels. The unexpected things also make up a part of the fun!

Remember to throughly evaluate the type of route you plan to do, the locations you plan to cross and the current season. Has it been raining? Attention: The paths may be slippery and require more caution.

What do I need to bring on my bike tour?

  • An adequate water supply according to your needs (considering temperature, possibility of refuelling and duration of the route)
  • Plenty of snacks (for example, dried fruit or energy bars)
  • Waterproof / Windproof jacket.
  • A spare top / spare socks. (Descending in a sweaty garment, will make you cold)
  • Suncream
  • Sunglasses
  • Bike gloves/mitts
  • Map or GPS device
  • Bike lights: best placed on your helmet or handlebars. (It is always best to be prepared)
  • Bike repair kit for punctures and mechanical breakdowns
  • First aid kit
  • Emergency whistle

It is always advised to let someone know where you plan to go and how long you expect to be.

Emergency telephone number 112


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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.8 km
Duration
0:59h
Ascent
210 m
Descent
210 m
Public transport friendly Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical value

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