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rural roamer

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Lake Garda
« on: 18:21:54, 11/09/19 »
Anyone got any tips for walks here?  Weve just booked (last week) to go next week. A couple of nights in Verona then 6 nights in Brenzone half way down the east side of the lake.  Not specifically a walking holiday but we always search out a few walks.  We usually hire a car but are doing it on public transport this time. Were only 5 miles from Malcesine where there is a cable car to the top of Monte Baldo, so we should be able to walk up that.

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Re: Lake Garda
« Reply #1 on: 18:53:24, 11/09/19 »
Anyone got any tips for walks here?  Weve just booked (last week) to go next week. A couple of nights in Verona then 6 nights in Brenzone half way down the east side of the lake.  Not specifically a walking holiday but we always search out a few walks.  We usually hire a car but are doing it on public transport this time. Were only 5 miles from Malcesine where there is a cable car to the top of Monte Baldo, so we should be able to walk up that.
  Personally I'd take the cable car up (if it running at this time of year) and walk down  :) .  ViewRanger throws up half a dozen walking routes in the area.  DuckDuckGo throws up a few more.
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Re: Lake Garda
« Reply #2 on: 22:24:23, 11/09/19 »
We stayed in Malcesine for a few days last year and there were a few waymarked walks, marked on a big map just where the bus drops you off.  If you take the boat (or the bus) up to the north end of the lake there is an old road into the hills which has been turned into a walking and cycle track.  We only did a bit of it, but would have gone further with more time.

rural roamer

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Re: Lake Garda
« Reply #3 on: 09:35:51, 15/09/19 »
Thanks both for suggestions. Will see if we can get a walking map from the tourist office. Looks like there may be some decent walks on the lower slopes of Monte Baldo which may be less busy.  Just read some reviews for the Monte Baldo cable car, suggesting queues of over 2 hours if you dont get there early! So looks like it will be first bus to Malcesine at 6.50am!