This route will accompany you as you admire the wonderful Strada della Forra (Road of the Gorge), immersed in an environment that is truly one of a kind. The gentle gradients make it accessible to many cycling enthusiasts.
<p>This tour goes along the famous Strada della Forra, defined by Winston Churchill as the eighth wonder of the world. It starts along the Gardesana Occidentale road, just past the town of Limone sul Garda. The road, built in 1913 to link the lake to Tremosine, is very narrow and full of tunnels. In the first part, it is openly exposed high above the lake, and offers a fantastic panorama. Further on, it runs into a narrow gorge (called Forra), eroded by the Brasa river. About ten years ago it was chosen as one of the locations of a James Bond film.</p>
<p>The Strada della Forra does not feature any prohibitive gradients, making it a feasible option for many cyclists. About 950 metres from the beginning of the street, we recommend taking the old, abandoned road on the right, to avoid a very narrow, dark tunnel.</p>