Moniga del Garda - Soiano del Lago

Difficulty
Intermediate
Activity time
4:30
Duration in hours
Distance
15.6
Distance in km
Suggested period
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The route begins in the centre of Moniga del Garda: from Piazza San Marco, cross the town to reach the castle with the pretty village enclosed within its walls. Continue along via Roma and, having crossed the SP572 and the roundabout to the north, take via Monte Cicogna. After 1.44 km, the road turns into a dirt track through a beautiful rural landscape comprising meadows, vineyards and olive groves. The track becomes asphalted when you cross via Trevisago, which you follow for about 300 metres before turning onto a small road to the right, via XXV Aprile, which takes you through the village of Soiano del Lago towards the beautiful castle (3.6 km, 193 m asl). Head back along via San Michele and southward along the SP25 road, like on the outward journey, until you reach the roundabout. Follow the road to the right (first via San Carlo Borromeo, then via Roma), then after about 4.9 km turn right onto via Enrico Fermi. After about 200 m, the road becomes a dirt track until it joins the cycle path, which you then follow faithfully, turning right to reach Castelletto (6.77 km, 239 m asl), with its beautiful fresh-water fountain. Having passed the small hamlet of houses, continue uphill along via Montropero to reach a beautiful plain covered with geometric rows of vines. Follow the red and white signs for path no. 801 through a beautiful hilly landscape dotted with woods, cultivated fields and vineyards, until you cross via Brescia. Along via Levrini, keeping the vineyards on the right and, for a short distance, an industrial area on the left, turn left onto via Fienile where you find signs for the cycle path towards Salò (10.3 km). Follow this until you cross via Brescia again after 2 km. From here, continue in an easterly direction, crossing Soiano del Lago and then the roundabout at SP572. From here, retrace your route to Piazza San Marco in Moniga del Garda.

Route info
Intermediate
Distance
15,6 km
Activity time
4 h 30 min
Highest point
278 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

Moniga del Garda, Piazza San Martino, 120 m slm

public transportation

Moniga del Garda can be reached by bus (www.arriva.it).

How to get there

Moniga del Garda is easy to reach from Salò or Desenzano del Garda by taking SP572. Parking is available near the starting point.

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