From Malcesine to Monte Baldo with the cableway
Monte Baldo is a famous tourist destination for lovers of hiking trails, downhill bikers and paragliding and it is easily accessible by cablecar from Malcesine. Monte Baldo is the best place for hiking at 2000 meters with views of Lake Garda from Riva del Garda and the Trentino mountains to Malcesine, Limone and the south.
Malcesine (VR), Funivia (cableway) for Monte Baldo, Via Navene Vecchia n°12, info funiviedelbaldo.it, telephone number +39 045 7400206
Funivia station in Malcesine.
On the way
Malcesine (h 90mt), Monte Baldo (h 1760mt), Malcesine (h 90mt)
Access to the starting point
By car : From the A22 highway choose exit Rovereto Sud and follow the directions for Torbole – Lake Garda North. As soon as you reach Torbole, follow the signs for Malcesine. In Malcesine turn left at the first roundabout and follow the directions for the cableway station.
Bus : From Riva del Garda and Verona daily buses for Malcesine.
Ferry Boat: from April to October Malcesine del Garda is connected with the main cities of the lake; for info call 800-551801
Malcesine (VR), in near the cableway station in Via Navene Vecchia n°12
The cableway that connects Malcesine to Monte Baldo is open the entire year; from March to November a cable car starts every 30 minutes from 8.00 am to 5 pm. The cable car, starting from the Station in Malcesine, reaches an intermediate station 'San Michele' where a second cable car bring you to the top of Monte Baldo. The second cable car routates 360° on its axis, allowing visitors a panaromic view of Lake Garda. Every 30 minutes from the morning to the late afternoon, a cable car connects the Monte Baldo station with Malcesine.
A beautiful view on the mountains is what you can see as soon you reach Monte Baldo station. Following the directions for the Colma di Malcesine turn to the left at the station; after a few minutes you reach the green fields over the lake. Here during the sunny days the paragliders prepare their equipment and start their flight that will bring them to Malcesine. The trail continues to the top of the mountain until you reach the panoramic view point; the view of the Garda Trentino is unique. Not enough words could describe this amazing view. From this point it is possible to follow the trail on the right or to go back to the station. The trail on the right will bring you to the station in half an hour.