Lago di Garda, Garda

4.8
#1 of 9 in Nature in Province of Verona
The largest lake in Italy, Lago di Garda is a popular vacation destination. Relax on some of its beaches, or try out some watersports, such as sailing or windsurfing. Venture further into the countryside surrounding the lake for mountain biking, trekking, climbing, horseback riding, or golf. Visit some of the charming towns around the lake. Bardolino boasts some old churches, and the ancient, fortified town of Sirmione offers a balance of historical sites, shopping destinations, and restaurants. Make Lago di Garda a centerpiece of your Garda vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Garda trip planning site .
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  • I have walked, ran and cycled around roughly half of the Lake. It is amazingly beautiful here at times. Calm prevails, although it can be quite a lot of traffic around eg. Sirmione. I have not tried to swim in the Lake, although there are plenty of bad sites. To go by ferry is a great way to explore. There are a lot of campgrounds on eg. arriving with camper. Bardolino, near Verona feels quite authentic unlike nearby Garda.
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  • Great scenery! Beautiful Lake, to discover from the villages on the heights, many paths to make beautiful hikes. Really superb.
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  • Wonderful lake the Garda full of spectacles of nature . Ideal for good holidays & relax also for the nice thermal area of Sirmione. You can visit also in fast boat during the open season . Good food ,...  more »
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  • Best place to drive from Venice. If you have time in Venice, rent a car & go for a drive to Lake Garda. Very calm & peaceful place with amazing weather. Loved the beauty of this place. You ll definitely start feeling jealous about the people's life style there. Try to visit near by villages & lakes. You ll love the drive between the mountains & tunnels.
  • Stayed in Garda. A good location for getting around the whole lake. The ferry service is quite expensive compared with the bus service which is very well operated. A good way to travel is to go by bus and return to your resort by ferry. Will return again next year.
  • Went here for our holiday and stopped to the south of the lake for the 1st week and North for the 2nd week Went to different places along the lake and used the ferry as transport most of the time Which is easy to use once you work out the timetable The view and the town's are just fantastic with plenty of places to eat and drink
  • Certainly a place that should be considered as one to visit or spend a vacation. Great cinematic views are mesmerizing, the water is clean and warm enough to swim and do different water activities which are available. Lots to do on the shore as well. Great place.
  • Beautiful spot ten mins train ride from Verona station. It is everything you see in photos and the air just feels light. Nice craft stalls around, although can be expensive. We just did a day trip but will return to travel all the way around.
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