Day 1. Departure: Biciclettaio Matto shop in Desenzano el Garda; arrival: Borghetto sul Mincio. Taking a cycle track that offers wonderful views of the lake, we head towards Rivoltella and come to Peschiera del Garda. Here we follow the fortified walls and take the Ciclovia del Mincio which passes Monzambano and heads to the typical and picturesque village of Borghetto, listed as one of Italy's most beautiful villages. The return journey takes us through the countryside of the lower end of the lake, through Castellaro Lagusello and Pozzolengo and back to Desenzano del Garda.