Desenzano del Garda-Pozzolengo

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From porto Zattera in Rivoltella (0,0 km) take via Colli Storici going south and after 500 m turn right in via Tese, which becomes an unmade road after a few metres. Back on asphalted road (2,0 km) turn right in via Prascarello, then on the left in via Pigna and, through a tunnel, cycle to the other side of the railway (2,3 km) to continue beside the rails in via Località Madonnina, and cycle on the flyover on A4 motorway (4,3 km) to the crossroads for the Tower in San Martino della Battaglia (5,5 km). Turn left, and after a few metres you will see the majestic war memorial. The itinerary continues up to a roundabout, go straight towards Preseglie to turn right close by Cascina Ceresa (7,7 km) and, once in Cascina Vestona, turn left until you reach the road to Pozzolengo (9,2 km) going south. After about 200 m, on the left, go uphill on the cycling road indicated with the dedicated signs until you reach the village of Pozzolengo (10,9 km) and right after the Municipality building turn right in via Diaz and again in via Verdi to get to the square in front of the Castle, where you will enjoy a beautiful view Lake Garda and the mountains surrounding it. Continue in via Morazzo exit the village on unmade road until you cycle close by Lago Mantellina (12,6 km), a wet area typical of moraines. Beyond the lake, follow the perimeter of a large golf course until you reach the asphalted road (15,0 km), then cycle towards the village of Selva Capuzza following the indications. After a few minutes you will reach the crossroads to the Tower of San Martino (17,0 km) to cycle back the road you did before until you arrive in porto Zattera (22,5 km).

Route info
22,5 km
Activity time
2 h 00 min
Highest point
120 m
Safety guidelines

Make sure you take with you all the necessary equipment and clothes for excursions according to the season. Check the weather forecast the day before your trip and verify that the track is open on the day you choose. During the excursion do not deviate from the signalled path, respect the highway code and the environment, do not leave your waste along the path. The viability of the routes may not necessarily coincide with the indications, it needs to be verified permanently and periodically on the ground. The Author declines any responsibility for any accidents or damages that may occur on the proposed routes. 

Single emergency call number: 112

Punto di partenza

Desenzano del Garda, Rivoltella, Porto Zattera, 62 m slm

public transportation

Rivoltella can be reached by bus (

How to get there

Rivoltella can be easily reached from the top and also from the bottom of the lake. It is located between Desenzano del Garda and Sirmione, you can take any of these two exits on A4 motorway to reach Rivoltella. Parking available nearby the starting point.

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