Experiences

To get to know a territory you need to immerse yourself in its history, set out to discover its cultural and artistic life, savor local dishes and products. At Mincio Relais it’s all close: we are surrounded by the Morainic Hills, Lake Garda and Verona, which is home to Piazza Bra and the Arena, the cradle of Italian and international opera music.

RENT A BIKE

Rent a trekking bike o E-trekking (IN ADVANCE!) and discover, cycling, our beautiful territory. Ask us!
Starting from € 30,00 / day (E-trekking)
Starting from € 15,00 / day (Trekking bike)

By request, it is possible to book a special Bike Tourist Guide, who will accompany you on your cycling itinerary between nature and relaxation from the lands of Custoza to Lake Garda, between Verona and the Morainic Hills. It will be an experience of history, culture, villages and food and wine.

The Terre del Custoza a journey through history

Starting from the beautiful setting of the Relais Mincio, through a mixed asphalt / dirt path made of secondary roads with low traffic and countryside, we want to give you the thrill of discovering the Morainic Hills of Custoza, a unique territory surrounded by nature, crossing the centers historians of some characteristic villages of the area such as Custoza, famous for its “Custoza Doc” wine but the scene of the Risorgimento battles of 1848 and 1866. A journey to rediscover the history of these battles through historic villas and courtyards where the episodes characterized the outcome of the clashes between the Austrian armies and the Piedmontese armies first and then Italian ones, with the suggestive background
of the Ossuary of Custoza where you can also immerse yourself in the reality of those moments so crucial for the history of the Unification of Italy. A path suitable for everyone where it will be possible by booking to live and discover the typical local products that this territory gives us through a stop in one of the local farms.

One day bike tour starting at 9.30 am and returning at approximately 4.30 pm. The tour will be carried out with a minimum of 2 people and includes a guide, ebike rental, insurance, helmet, pannier and packed lunch. Extra possibility of having a wine tasting in a local winery.

Discovering the hills of Lake Garda

Special Bike Experience Tour | Our destination will be the hills of Bardolino: immersed in the suggestion of the vineyards and olive groves that characterize this area. We will start from Lake Garda and move inland through secondary roads, discovering the true beauty of this unique and particular area also made up of panoramas that are lost with the view up to the Dolomites. We will go down on the Lungo Lago, where it will be possible to cycle pleasantly along the cycle / pedestrian path that will make us enjoy a moment of absolute relaxation. We will visit the towns, we will experience the crisp air of the Dolce Vita, we will discover the typical products that characterize this area.

Half day Bike Tour from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. The tour takes place with a minimum of 2 people and includes a guide, ebike rental, insurance, helmet, pannier.

Discovering the hills of Lake Garda

Special Bike Experience Tour | Our destination will be the hills of Bardolino: immersed in the suggestion of the vineyards and olive groves that characterize this area. We will start from Lake Garda and move inland through secondary roads, discovering the true beauty of this unique and particular area also made up of panoramas that are lost with the view up to the Dolomites. We will go down on the Lungo Lago, where it will be possible to cycle pleasantly along the cycle / pedestrian path that will make us enjoy a moment of absolute relaxation. We will visit the towns, we will experience the crisp air of the Dolce Vita, we will discover the typical products that characterize this area.

Half day Bike Tour from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. The tour takes place with a minimum of 2 people and includes a guide, ebike rental, insurance, helmet, pannier.

Bike Experience

Bike Experience is a tour manager that offers accurate, personalized, and professional service, where people and their needs are at the center, the desire to experience the territory in a new and alternative way, our assistance or better, our support, is based on the possibility to let you discover a territory in a “slow way” rather than just simple stay.

Horseback ride and wine tasting experience

Experience an adventure on horseback, explore the Terre del Custoza by immersing yourself in the green countryside of Verona. Inside the stables you will become familiar with the horses, we will assign you the horse that is most suitable for you and you will learn some techniques to make you listen. On this horseback ride with tasting you will enjoy views of the countryside as you stroll among vineyards and fruit trees, listening to countless stories about local traditions and anecdotes.

Horseback ride

Hunting for truffles in the Veronese forests

Ready for a great experience? You will witness fantastic views, trained dogs hunting and digging many white or black truffles. During the hunt, I will tell you about the truffle, the magic of its traditions, its history, mythology and uses in the kitchen. You will learn to recognize and distinguish a good truffle from other false “truffles” of lower quality. After the hunt, we will return home for a planned dinner based on fresh and real truffles, served with our wine and extra virgin olive oil.

Hunting for truffles
Hunting for truffles

Hunting for truffles in the Veronese forests

Ready for a great experience? You will witness fantastic views, trained dogs hunting and digging many white or black truffles. During the hunt, I will tell you about the truffle, the magic of its traditions, its history, mythology and uses in the kitchen. You will learn to recognize and distinguish a good truffle from other false “truffles” of lower quality. After the hunt, we will return home for a planned dinner based on fresh and real truffles, served with our wine and extra virgin olive oil.

Discover the Villafranca market and cook local products

We will welcome you in a typical Venetian cuisine overlooking a beautiful garden and overlooking the Scaligero Castle of Villafranca. You will learn how to make pasta from scratch and prepare local products such as tortellini, spinach or pumpkin tortelli and the famous Tiramisu, our most famous Italian dessert in the world. With eggs and flour we will teach you the secret techniques to make an excellent pasta. An authentic Veronese experience to be enjoyed in company and after having fun creating the dishes, we will taste them paired with the renowned Veronese wines.

Cooking class

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