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Ponale - Lago di Ledro

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  • Sentiero del Ponale
    / Sentiero del Ponale
    Photo: Archivio APT Garda Trentino (ph. Fabio Staropoli), Garda Trentino
  • / Sentiero del Ponale
    Photo: Archivio APT Garda Trentino (ph. Fabio Staropoli), Garda Trentino
  • / Lake Ledro
    Photo: Archivio APT Garda Trentino (ph. R. Kiaulehn), Garda Trentino
  • / Lago di Ledro
    Photo: lo.tangelini (flickr), Garda Trentino
  • / The old Ponale road: a must-do in Garda Trentino
    Video: Garda Trentino
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This bike tour links Lake Garda to Lake Ledro along the famous and beautiful Ponale Path  

This route is located passes through an area where there is road closure and is therefore also closed. Current information

closed
moderate
21.9 km
2:00 h
600 m
600 m
This Bike Tour is very panoramic and links Lakes Garda and Ledro passing both on the way up and down along Strada del Ponale.

Author’s recommendation

Once at Lake Ledro do not miss the opportunity to jump into its refreshing waters
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Staff Outdoor GardaTrentino SO 
Updated: September 16, 2020
Difficulty
S1 moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Lago di Ledro, 685 m
Lowest point
Riva del Garda, 66 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Panem
Ristorante Kapuziner
Ristorante Pizzeria Leon D'Oro
Ristorante Pizzeria RivaMia
Ristorante Villetta Annessa

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

For further information on routes, activities, events, and accommodation at lake Garda:  APT Garda Trentino, Tel. +39 0464 554444 - www.gardatrentino.it 

Start

Riva del Garda (69 m)
Coordinates:
DD
45.885102, 10.844922
DMS
45°53'06.4"N 10°50'41.7"E
UTM
32T 643151 5082936
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Destination

Lago di Ledro

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

The towns in Garda Trentino - Riva del Garda, Torbole sul Garda and Arco – are connected by several urban and intercity bus lines which will take you to the starting point or in the immediate surroundings.

For up-to-the-minute information on timetables and routes: www.gardatrentino.it  

You can also get to Riva del Garda and Torbole sul Garda by the public ferry service. For up-to-the-minute information on timetables and routes: www.gardatrentino.it 

Getting there

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

Parking

Free parking in Riva del Garda at the old hospital (via Rosmini) and the old cemetery (Viale D. Chiesa).

Pay parking at the Public Gardens Porta Orientale, Roman Baths, Viale Lutti (Ex Agraria), Monte Oro, shopping center Blue Garden.

Coordinates

DD
45.885102, 10.844922
DMS
45°53'06.4"N 10°50'41.7"E
UTM
32T 643151 5082936
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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

Book recommendations for this region:

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Recommended maps for this region:

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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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Status
closed
Difficulty
S1 moderate
Distance
21.9 km
Duration
2:00h
Ascent
600 m
Descent
600 m
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