Tour #5 – The Water Buffalos and the production of Mozzarella
guide mountain bike and ebike
Easy Level with mixed trails on paved low-traffic roads, paved bike lane and fun dirt roads
Length: about 25 Km (15.5 Miles).
Duration: total of about 4 hours including a visit at the “Oasi del Mincio” and the Water Buffalo cattle and Mozzarella Tasting.
End-of-Tour Snack at “Chiosco del Mincio”.
Shop for Buffalo and Cow’s milk Mozzarella and other Local 0km Produce that’ll be waiting for you at “Chiosco del Mincio”.
This tour with guide mountain bike and ebike starts from the Chiosco del Mincio and develops onto roads crossing farmland and grasslands.
Initially riding on low traffic paved roads towards Maglio and Soave we then take the bikeway Mantova-Peschiera d/G riding north towards the southern tip of lake Garda. After a few kilometers, passed the nearby towns of Marmirolo and Marengo, we’ll arrive in locality Massinbona where our guide will show the historic Mill (circa 1150) and the fascinating medieval Chapel of S. Pietro in Vincoli (circa 1100) with a classic rectangular floor plan on a single naval and the distinctive shed-shaped facade.
We’ll take the bikeway to the town of Pozzolo to then ride on dirt roads along the Mincio river following its gentle curves down to Falzoni locality, where the tour guide will show you a scenic view from a special panoramic point.
From there we’ll continue on a municipal paved road to arrive to the La Valle Farm “Oasi del Mincio” for a unique experience.
OUR MAIN DESTINATION: Visiting the Water Buffalo Cattle.
On the farm we’ll be able taste their fresh mozzarella and a variety of other dairy products.
The Farm also sells their products which can be delivered to the Chiosco del Mincio for you to pick up at the end of your excursion.
At last the last few kilometers to return to the Chiosco del Mincio where a deliscious snack will be awaiting you.