Bike rides

Located 50m away from Lake Garda, in the center of Riva, the Portici hotel features a privileged position.

“III Novembre” square is the starting point for the most fascinating itineraries of Lake Garda, which can be followed both on foot or by bicycle. Whether you want to enjoy a simple walk or a mountain bike ride, you’ll find plenty to do.
Are you ready for a new adventure?

Well then, take a look at our guests’ favorite routes!

Ponale trail

The “Ponale” is one of the most beautiful and scenic trails in the world, anyone who has walked it will agree! It is an ancient road that connects Riva del Garda to the Ledro valley, offering breathtaking views of Lake Garda and its unspoiled nature. To reach it, you have to follow the coast towards Limone, pass the wonderful hydroelectric power plant designed by Giancarlo Maroni, and take the Gardesana Occidentale road. The path is indicated as “D01“.

Starting point:

Riva del Garda (city center)

Route length:

~ 9,5 km (one-way)

Difference in altitude: ~ 665 m

Difficulty: average

From Riva to Torbole

The route that goes from the center of Riva to Torbole allows you to enjoy a quiet ride, the ideal for less trained cyclists and children. The bike path that runs along Lake Garda also winds around Mount Brione, the iconic rocky spur that characterizes the profile of the “Garda Trentino“. This is one of the most loved places by tourists and locals alike, thanks to the beauty of the landscape and the fresh breeze that comes from the lake. Enjoy this itinerary without haste, and take advantage of the many bars along the beach to indulge in a relaxing stop.

Starting point:

Riva del Garda (city center)

Route length:

~ 4,75 km (one-way)

Difference in altitude: ~ 55 m

Difficulty: low

From Riva to Arco

Follow the road that leads to Torbole and, once you reach the bridge over the Sarca river, you can take the “Valle dei Laghi” path to reach the beautiful town of Arco.
Nestled between the lake and the mountains, Arco is one of the most beautiful pearls of the Alto Garda region, a true paradise for nature and sports lovers. We recommend you to visit its famous Castle (reachable by bike or on foot), it will leave you speechless!

Starting point:

Riva del Garda (city center)

Route length:

 ~ 9,85 km (one-way)

Difference in altitude:  ~ 105 m

Difficulty: low

Free bike rental and video monitored depot

We would like to remind you that the Sole hotel has a bike depot with video surveillance and “bikelock” technology! In addition, we offer free rental of our city bikes (subject to availability).
For more information, click here.