Via Ferrata Monte Colodri in Lake Garda
Duration: 3.5 hours Easy Great for Beginners
Why we love this tour
Climb the Monte Colodri via ferrata for a friendly route full of rock walls, spectacular views, and exciting activity
- Climb the Monte Colodri Via Ferrata
- Reach incredible views of Lake Garda and the town of Arco
- Great course for beginners
- Fun for the whole family
- Optional visit to the Arco Castle
The towering Dolomites mountain range wrapping around Lake Garda provides endless climbing routes of all types. The via ferrata along Monte Colodri is a manageable route for both beginners and young family members. The ladders and steel cable brings you to the very top of the mountain for sweeping views of both the Arco Valley below and the sparkling Lake Garda in the distance.
You meet your expert guide and receive all the equipment in Arco, a town just north of the lake. No previous experience is necessary, all you need is average physical fitness and the enthusiasm to climb. Once you go over the safety briefing, a short walk brings you to the beginning of the route.
As you clamp your carabineer to the cables, you walk along ledges, climb up excellent footholds, and step up ladders to ascend higher up the jagged rock face. The constant wind of Lake Garda breezes past you and the Italian sun shines down. The town of Arco below becomes smaller and smaller as you become level with the massive green-covered mountains around you.Once at the top, take in the startling landscape: the gray Dolomites peak out around the smooth blue waters of Lake Garda. On the way down, you may stop for a visit to the ruins of Arco Castle, first built around 1000 AD.
The few hours on the course flies by, and in no time you’re back on the ground. Discover a new perspective of the largest glacial lake in Italy.
Need to know before you go
The tour is public and runs every Monday at 2:00 p.m.
Minimum age for the ferrata is 5 years old. Children must be at least 140 cm (55 in).
Each guide operates with a maximum of 8 people per guide. Larger groups will be split among guides.
For a private tour, please contact us for more information.
Participants should have a decent level of fitness and no fear of heights.
What to bring? Athletic shoes and comfortable clothes, small backpack for snacks and water, and remember to wear sunscreen!
Your booking will become valid after we receive your payment and send you a confirmation email.
You can cancel up to 48 hours in advance with 100% reimbursement.
There is no reimbursement for later cancellations. In case of cancellation from our side due to bad weather, we will return your payment in full.
MMove - Into Nature Office
Via dei Legionari Cecoslovacchi, 14, 38062 Arco
Provided byMmove - Into Nature
Reviews for this provider
4 Oct 2019
A very good experience. The number of exposed sections were shorter (but with considerable difficulty) than what I had expected. Hiking along the steep path carved out in the mountain was the mainstay. But 5/5 to our guide Matteo who was an expert mountaineer (he helped a fellow climber cross over a difficult section when she got badly stuck). Overall a very memorable experience!
25 Sep 2019
Best day ever, easy to find very reliable and friendly staff. Plus you get to see some really great scenery on your way to the steering point. First class canyoning and the guide Andrea needs a pay rise.
24 Sep 2019
This was definitely the highlight of my trip to Lake Garda! Such an amazing experience with one other solo traveller and our guide Andrea who immediately put us at ease with his sense of humour and easy going nature. He also kept a watchful eye on our safety as we were both first timers on a via ferrata climb. The views were spectacular ...even better than I anticipated! Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a fun yet challenging activity
17 Aug 2019
10 Aug 2019
Great, friendly guide. Had a fantastic afternoon climbing.
8 Aug 2019
Location was very nice, instructor was friendly and experienced. We had a lot of fun! Only thing that was a bit confusing was the pickup. We booked through OutdoorVisit but we're supposed to find the tour operator (MMove) at the crowded pickup point. They didn't seem to be able to find our reservation, but after 20 mins everything worked out. This meant that other people had to wait for us though.
8 Aug 2019
Fantastic day out. The guys were great, made it a laugh and I 100% recommend. I’m afraid of heights and water and managed to do it, my adrenaline was pumping. Lots of jumps and abseils. It is a little scary but you feel great and really feel you achieved something afterwards. I think the reps were called David and Andreo they were great!
27 Jul 2019
Great Guides, Good Humor, lots of GREAT Adventure for our Family, High lever of Safety
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