... thousands of great and intresting reasons to be there!
Around Lake Garda, in addition to the classic beach vacation, you have got many possibilities for your holiday: Amusement parks as Caneva, Gardaland, Movieland, Parco Zoo Safari, a family vacation in one of the many Family Hotels or why not, in a Farmhouse (Agriturismo) where you are in touch with nature. Many Sports and Active Hotels which offer all facilities to store your Sports equipment as Mountain-bikes, Surfboards, Kayaks.... The possibilities are truly endless: sailing, surfing, trekking, climbing, mountain biking (MTB-hotels with all services you may need) , ...
Lake Garda is a great destination as well for Bikers which like to discover every little corner on their two wheels. Some Biker Hotels offer you small equipped workshops.
Especially to the south of the lake, where the hills are more smooth, the golf courses and the "Golfhotels" offer special conventions agreed for you directly with the Golfcourts.
Sirmione, the half-island ranking into the lake, as well as Colà di Lazise, are known for its SPA and wellness centres and for a relaxing holiday.
For young people who love the nightlife, the best destinations are Bardolino and Desenzano, but both are at the mean time elegant villages.
Young people that like sports and extreme-sports, should prefer the north as Torbole, Nago and Riva del Garda.
Limone is best for a relaxing holiday with a very nice historical centre and very nice family run Hotels. As well great luxury hotels.
Generally the West Side of Lake Garda, with its beautiful locations as Toscolano-Maderno, Gardone, Soiano del Lago, San Felice del Benaco, Padenghe, offers lots of high class Hotels and the customer is in average a bit higher classed.
You find Apartments a bit all over at Lake Garda. Some in Resorts, some rent buy private people or agencies.
BIKING AROUND THE LAKE
The Garda area is the protagonist of a real great European project, a bike path about 190 km in the circumnavigation of Lake Garda, in a strategic location, the crossroads between the two routes Euro Velo EV7 "Road of Central Europe" and Velo EV8 € "Route of the Mediterranean" m, CEH involves as many as 3 regions and thirty communities to achieve "GARDA BIKE"!
... about Lake Garda...
Lake Garda (its area 370sqm, 2,5-17,5km wide and 346m deep) is the largest and most popular Italian lake. By the Romans is was called "Lacus Benacus". It is situated in the valley among the Regions Veneto, Lombardia and Trentino Alto-Adige.
Lake Garda is the ideal point of departure to visit the northern Italian Cities: in 1,5 hours you reach Milan and Venice and Verona, the town of Romeo and Juliet is only a 20 minutes ride from the lake.
The River Sarca in the north shore, as the main tributary, gives water to Lake Garda and in the south the River Mincio takes the water of the Lake into the River Po.
The east shore of the Lake Garda belongs to the Province Veneto and it is called "Olive Riviera" (Riviera di Olivi), the west shore of the Lake belongs to Lombardia and is called the "Lemon Riviera" (Riviera di Limone). The north part of the Lake is fjord-narrow and spreads onto the south. The north part is surrounded by mountains and appears to be a fjord. The south part, thanks its glacier origin, looks like an inland sea.
Garda Lake ....a bit of history
The shores of Lake Garda are very densely populated, especially in the south. On the mountain are instead scattered villages, both east and west of the lake while the location of the Adige Valley have little importance for tourism, although once enjoyed strategic importance to their position above the "Chiusa di Verona". They were the scene of historic events during the barbarian invasions until Napoleon and the nineteenth century. The story that took place around the Garda had many aspects.
THE BEST BEACHES ON LAKE GARDA
Lake Garda is a kaleidoscope of landscapes, mountains, hills, villages, picturesque corners .. and beautiful beaches. Tips and information where you can best sunbathe and swim at Lake Garda .
This beach is in front of the Hotel Riviera on the Lungolago Cesare Battisti in Desenzano. The beach is with service-beds, chairs, umbrellas, but no toilet. You can also rent canoes and paddleboats.
Here North-Easter beaches of Garda Trentino and the east coast of the Verona Province:
Free beach with gravel stones, near the Garda Camping and Hotel San Leonardo in Limone del Garda. Tifu beach offers spacious shaded areas thanks to the lush vegetation. The beach has a Toilette. In nearby you can find all kinds of services, bars, restaurants, pizzerias, a beach volleyball court and a sailing school where you can enjoy water sports . The beach Tifu is closed to the Sailing Club Limone
Main festivals on the lake with fireworks
Lake Garda is a stage of absolute beauty for fireworks in the summer and also partly in the winter, because of the length of the coast and the width of the lake. Every year on Lake Garda various coastal cities celebrate the patron saint or other occasions and close with the traditional fireworks.
We give below the main events and local festivals of which finally fireworks will be organized.
Mother Nature and its fruits for many Festivals and tasting tours
Late summer and autumn you collect the gifts of Mother Nature and Lake Garda is a rainbow of warm colors that the earth gives us terrra and warms our hearts: pumpkin, grapes, mushrooms and chestnuts and many other fruits inspire the various festivals that accompain the events of this period. You can not resist to discover the magnificent area of the lake still tied to many ancient traditions. Here we present festivals and wine tasting tours that will enrich your vacation at the lake, the discovery of nature and the magnificent views of Lake Garda and its hinterland, the gentle slopes of the hill to the mountain and to spend relaxing moments tasting flavors and discovering ancient traditions.
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Nightlife with Dolce Vita on Lake Garda
During the day, the Garda lake offers many entertainment options, but when the beautiful sunsets with its sky colorful nuances merges together with the crystal clear colours of the Lake water, it is definitely time for taking an aperitif, a Spritz, martini or Prosecco, sothat the night can follow in full "Dolce Vita” Ambience, in one of the many wine pubs, restaurants and discos around the lake.
From 17.00 clock Happy Hour, is the good start to the evening. Cocktails, aperitifs, buffets and especially good Garda wines, combined with beautiful music, provide the framework for a successful evening.
From 19.00 clock you can visit the restaurants and wine bars that are open until late.
After midnight, then is the time for the numerous pubs that are open until 2:00 clock and then the discos, that don’t close before 4.00 or 5.00 clock, so that till the new day is rising you can enjoy the dance floor and forget about the previous meal and get lost of the spaghetti pounds!
Here we have some tips for you for an evening in the trendiest places for nightlife on Lake Garda. Buon divertimento!