Easy trek along the old Ponale Road overlooking Lake Garda (Half-day)

Spend an incredible half day with your family hiking the iconic Ponale Road in Italy with Mauro, a local IFMGA-certified mountain guide.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1/2 day

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

14 people

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
  • Discover the history and natural beauty of Ponale Road.

  • Enjoy stunning views of Lake Garda.

  • This is a trip for everyone, so bring your whole family!

 

Ponale Road, in Italy, is a beautiful and easy path full of history and nature. Bring your whole family to spend a different day outdoors and enjoy a wonderful experience.

Ponale Road is one of the most iconic paths in Europe. Closed to cars and motorcycles, it offers one of the best views of the Alto Garda for cyclists and hikers. The road is bound by high vertical walls with an incredible view of the vegetation of the area and of Lake Garda. It bridges Riva del Garda and the Valle di Ledro.

Along the way, we’ll find traces of history. For example, the ancient Riva del Garda aqueduct and Tagliata del Ponale, a fortification of World War I with stairs and tunnels.

At the end of the road, we’ll take a relaxing stop at a small bar that features breathtaking views of the lake. We’ll cross the Ponale stream to reach the Pregasina lookout spot, and return following the same road.

So, are you ready for a beautiful experience? Then send your request, pack your bags and get ready to bring home the best stories.

If you are looking for more adventures to enjoy the stunning Lake Garda, check out the hiking trips I offer to Monte Stivo (2,050m) and Rifugio Marchetti or from Nago to Monte Corno.

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
25 EUR

Group of 2
25 EUR

Group of 3
25 EUR

Group of 4
25 EUR

Group of 5
25 EUR

Group of 6
25 EUR

Group of 7
25 EUR

Group of 8
25 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 Price is per person to join a group.
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

All Levels

Fitness level required

Open to everyone

 

About the Guide

 
 

Certified mountain and ski guide and is directing since 15 years the Mountain School Mmove (former Friends of Arco). In the past, his passion had driven him for weeks to the solitude of the Alps, of Patagonia, or of the icy heights of the Karakorum to climb famous walls and peaks and open up new routes.

Today his priorities have moved. He wants to share his enthusiasm for the mountains - while working with his guests and in his spare time with his sons, as his father has once done with him. Mauro Girardi is very proud on its enthusiastic and highly qualified team of local Mountain-and Ski Guides, Hiking Guides and office employees. Mmove is not just a mountain school, but is a steadily growing circle of friends, who would like to realize great experiences. We like to Mmove it !!

Mmove is the only mountain school in the Alto Garda region with a guaranteed weekly program and activities for all tastes and the whole family.

The team is formed by 8 IFMGA/UIAGM Guides, so if Mauro is not available, one of the other highly qualified members of the team will be the guide.

 
 

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What People are Saying about Mauro Girardi

 

My son and I were planning a trip to climb in Arvo, Italy and wanted a good start to our trip so we booked a guide with Explore-share.com, and it was the best thing we did. Lupe and the staff handled every inquire we had, were really professional then ended up hooking us up with MMove based in Arco. We booked a private guide for 3 days of rock climbing and we boosted our grades in those days. Our guide Matteo was bloody awesome, amazing guide who just gets that little bit more out of your. Our grades jumped thanks to Matteo. Day 1 was sport climbing to check what we could do, single pitches and going hard. The afternoon was a multi pitch. Then for day 2 and 3 we pumped out multi pitch after multi pitch. Best 3 days of climbing in a long time. My Son went from grade 15/16 to leading 23\'s. This 3 days started our trip and gave us the confidence to go on climbing for another 2 weeks. Thanks guys for an amazing wicked time We will be back soon
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Pete and Corey
 

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