Poets and politicians, romantics and artists, so many creative souls are drawn to the breath-taking Lake Garda and its clear to see why. The lake’s cultural diversity and majestic natural beauty lures in a cosmopolitan crowd all year round. With a dramatic mountain backdrop contrasting with the glistening waters of the peaceful lake and surrounding chocolate-box towns and villages steeped in history, beauty just got real.
A favourite holiday destination thanks to its stunning scenery and calming setting, Italy’s largest lake lies about halfway between Brescia and Verona, and between Venice and Milan. With the coastline stretching across 19 miles, covering three regions, there is plenty to see and do.
Each town remains true to its heritage and exudes culture while celebrating a rural, relaxed way of life. A visit here is ideal for those seeking an authentic Italian getaway and craving a slower paced regime.
With hotels set in traditional homes and palaces adorned in medieval architecture, oozing with charm and enclosed by olive trees, expect a picture-perfect escape. The holiday resorts reside in north Italy and offers a selection of five-star sanctuary’s that boast magical, calming settings, a wealth of facilities, tranquil spas and mesmerising views.
There are many places to see in Lake Garda as well as things to do with a rich variation of sights and landmarks. Offering historical interest, architecture, excellent food and wine, shopping, and a wealth of outdoor activities for adults and children, there is something for everyone while its idyllic settings make it a popular choice for special occasions.
For those seeking adventures and excursions Lake Garda is a perfect place for vino tasting, cycling, horse riding, mediation, boat trips, windsurfing, hill trekking, rock climbing and much more.
Whether you choose to take to the wind-ruffled waters in the North of the lake or lap up the scenic vineyards in the South, unforgettable holiday dreams will be made here.
The pretty pebble beaches of Desenzano and Garda town offer a great setting for soaking up the sun while the attractive port of Peschier, fortress walls of Torri del Benaco and Scaligeri Castles stand proudly playing tribute to the Veronese Venetian rulers. Visiting Italy’s elegant Lake Garda makes for an idyllic escape bursting with history, charm and chocolate-box towns surrounded by greenery and mountain backdrops, that are just waiting to be explored.
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The Lake Garda area of Northern Italy has excellent road and rails links and is conveniently located near major cities and towns such as Verona, Milan, Brescia and Bergamo, making it an ideal base for exploring.
Good to know
- Time difference: UTC +1
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- Best Foodie Hangout: La Rucola 2.0 in Sirmione
- In A Word: Picturesque
Best Time To Travel
|Jan: 2°c||Feb: 4°c||Mar: 8°c|
|Apr: 12°c||May: 17°c||Jun: 21°c|
|Jul: 24°c||Aug: 23°c||Sep: 19°c|
|Oct: 13°c||Nov: 7°c||Dec: 3°c|