Just a few words about this route: the names of the places we are going to cross are enough to understand the beauty of this itinerary. From Villa Guerrina we head to Colognola ai Colli, then all the way to the east, to Bassano del Grappa and its beautiful bridge, Valstagna and then up the “Scala di Primolano”, a nice climb that leads us at the bottom of the Dolomites. And then, it’s just majestic mountains, silence, peace and great skies. We cycle on bike paths and small country roads, we cross Feltre, Ponte delle Alpi, the old Alemagna road and finally up on the Lunga Via delle Dolomiti (the Long Dolomites Way), from Calalzo to Cortina, in the Ampezzane Dolomites Park, until we get to Dobbiamo.
The itinerary continues on the beautiful Val Pusteria bike path, crossing the charming villages, such as Brunico and Bressanone.
We keep going south, we cross the Lake Caldaro, then all the way down through the river Adige valley, and finally Verona again and the epic arrival in Villa Guerrina in Montorio. We would like to thank the Banco Popolare BMP of Verona again, and its wonderful Cral, for the help in organising The Wonderful Four.
When: from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May 2019.
Where: Villa Guerrina, Via Guerrina, 99 – 37141 Montorio - Verona.
What to do: Friday, 24th May 2019, yellow cards are given at the organisation tables from 16:00 to 20:00.
Departure: Saturday 25th May from 5:00 h to 5.30 h.
Arrival: Sunday, 26th May within 21:00.
BREVET BRM/ACP | Brevets Randonneurs Mondiaux.
BREVET BRI/ARI | Brevet Randonneurs Italia.
The itinerary is not signalised on the way: total self-sufficiency is expected. Gpx files and road book (to be printed on one’s own) will be available for download 15 days before the event.
Average speed: maximum 30 km/h, minimum 15 km/h
Minimum time: 20 hours.
Maximum time: 40 hours.
The list of the check-points for card control is still to be defined.
Refreshments and drinks at the departure.
Use of showers and toilets at the arrival in Villa Guerrina.
Pasta party at the arrival, from 11:00 to 20:00
Cycling jersey for the ones that register to all four randonnées.
CAR PARKING: it is possible to park some cars in Villa Guerrina parking, motorhomes are not allowed. Cars that won’t find place in Villa Guerrina parking, can park along the perimeter walls of the Villa or in one of the many free spots in Montorio. The organisation will communicate at entrance of the Villa if the car parking is full. Motorhomes (campers) are not allowed in Villa Guerrina parking, but there is a good spot where to park, by the sports field in Via della Prateria (700 mt far from the Villa).
The Villa car parking is courtesy of Banco Popolare Cral.
1. To be of age the day of the event
2. You need to register online and pay the registration fee with PayPal or credit card.
3. Certificate of fitness (with stress test) for sport activities.
4. Being member of a sports club is not necessary.
Accommodations near Villa Guerrina:
1. Hotel Brandoli ***, about 1 km far from the starting point, average prices.
2. B&B Corte Carolina, about 500 mt far from the starting point, low prices.
3. Villa Cainer (scout house) in Mizzole, about 4 km far from the starting point. Sleeping bag and mat are needed, the cost is 10 € per person with minimum 10 bookings.
In Montorio there are other B&Bs. Book autonomously the accommodations 1 and 2, specifying that you will participate at the randonnée that starts early in the morning: both the accommodation can prepare an early breakfast. Write here if you are interested in sleeping in Villa Cainer, we will manage it.
Gpx tracks and road book available from Saturday, 11th May. There are two different gpx tracks: one has the whole itinerary, in the other one the itinerary is fragmented in sections from check-point to check-point. Road book will not be available on the day of the randonnée, you have to print it by yourself.