Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy and is a very popular holiday destination, where tens of thousands of Dutch people can be found during the summer months. Lake Garda has a pretty mild climate, beautiful nature, many picturesque villages and is largely surrounded by hills and mountains. This combination of factors makes Lake Garda the popular destination it is today. The southeast corner is particularly popular among Dutch vacationers.
There is a lot to do on and around Lake Garda: you can take a Vespa tour, rent a boat, there are motorcycle routes, you can dive, take a city trip, visit one of the amusement parks, you can go horseback-riding, cycling, walking, shopping, fishing or make a wine tour. Furthermore, the Arena di Verona is well worth a visit! You should certainly not miss the market that is set up in a different town each day. Well-known places on Lake Garda include Bardolino, Lazise, Peschiera del Garda, Torri del Benaco, Malcesine, Sirmione and Desenzano. In short; Lake Garda is very versatile! For more information, please ask us!
Funivia Malcesine Monte Baldo:
The Monte Baldo peaks offer a fantastic view. They are also very popular with hikers, mountain bikers and paragliders. The best way to bridge the difference in height is by cable car, which climbs in two stages to a height of just under seventeen hundred meters.
Isola del Garda:
The Isola del Garda is the largest island in Lake Garda. The island and its villa are officially private property, but for several years it has been open to the public at regular intervals. Hotels and campsites along the lake can arrange a day excursion for you, where you can take a tour of the beautiful estate accompanied by a guide. You can also get married in the villa with the help of a wedding planner. For more information www.bruiloftinitalie.nl
The fashionable town of Salò is situated in the western part of the Lake Garda region. Here pleasure yachts float in the harbor and luxurious powerboats are moored at the terraces on the waterfront. You can stroll along the beautiful boulevard, shop in the boutiques in the small-town center or eat an excellent Italian pizza with a view of the blue, glittering water.
You cannot miss the castle Rocca Scaligera; the biggest attraction of Sirmione. The car-free historic center of Sirmione can only be reached via a drawbridge from the gate of the castle. On the Piazza Carducci on the west side of the center you will find the best terraces and many shops, on Monday morning there is a market with mainly fruit and vegetables. Renting a boat is also very nice, you can drive the boat yourself or hire a guide who shows all the beautiful places.