TOUR CASCINA MADDALENA
DISCOVER THE LUGANA HILLS AND HIS DOC WINES
LENGTH: DIFFERENCE: Km 32
IN ALTITUDE: mt 200
TOUR DURATION: 4 hours (less than 2 hours on the bike)
ROAD CONDITIONS: 70% paved – 30% unpaved road
DIFFICULTY: easily using an e-bike
DEPARTURE FROM: via Ossario 30 Solferino (MN)
This tour is the result of a collaboration between Garda E-bike and the Zordan family. This family owns Cascina Maddalena since three generations. It is a farm estate surrounded by vineyards in Lugana di Sirmione near the shores of Lake Garda.
The starting point is in Solferino, a famous village in the Garda hills and important for the Italian unification. You can park your car for free in Via Ossario from where ed leave. We cycle in the gently rolling hills on unpaved roads or paved low traffic roads.
We pass by cultivated fields, rural villages, vineyards and orchards, which are typical for the landscape of the hills. The tour is about 30 km in total. We stop at the Tower of San Martino della Battaglia, symbol of Italian unification and famous for the Battle of Solferino and San Martino. After about an hour of cycling we arrive in Cascina Maddalena where Elisa Zordan welcomes us. Elisa leads us around in the agriturismo. We visit the vineyard and the wine cellar and taste also four wines, accompanied by local cheeses and cold cuts.
Adult price: 55€ (with extra visit to the town of Sirmione: 65€ pp)
The price includes electric mountain bike and helmet rental and a tasting experience and guide. Available every day upon reservation