Bolzano to Venice

What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Riding down the river valleys to Lake Garda

What did you think of your group leader?

Michele was charming, extremely friendly and extraordinarily patient and helpful. Great sense of humour and really worked hard to keep spirits up when the weather briefly turned grim. One of the best I've encountered. His recommendations for restaurants were invariably brilliant - the best food at very reasonable prices. In particular the Venice choice was outstanding and we'd never have found it without his help.

Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Don't bring a rucksack as the panniers are fine. Do bring a waterproof jacket! The trip is described as Moderate, but really is a lot easier than that. Mostly flat with few hills, which was fine for me but might disappoint more ambitious cyclists.