Holiday on the lake
The magic of Lake Garda
Lake Garda is the largest italian lake and is part of 3 italian regions: Lombardia, Veneto and Trentino-Alto-Adige, it offers an unique and extraordinary variety of landscapes. From snowy mountains, to smooth hills, to small villages on its shores, including some islands in the centre of the lake. Lake Garda is the ideal destination for a holiday with sports, relax, fun, food and wine tasting, that can please all tourists, including youngsters and families all year round.
Particularly in summer, Lake Garda offers a big variety of attractions, live music and theatre, food and wine tastings, sports and art events.
ART AND CULTURE
For lovers of art and history, Lake Garda offers the perfect scenery for holidays: medieval villages and castles, that remind us of legends and memorable heroes. Ancient Villas, places where important moments of history took place: the magnificent “Palazzo Bettoni” in Gargnano, the amazing “Vittoriale degli Italiani” in Gardone Riviera, the Victory Memorial Museum that the poet and patriot Gabriele d’Annunzio founded and lived in in the 1930's The rests of the Roman Villa known as Catullo's Caves “Grotte di Catullo” in Sirmione, the latin poet died in the year 54 B.C., that is the most amazing example of an elegant private Roman building in northern Italy.
SPORTS AND WELL-BEING
On holiday on Lake Garda there are many possibilities to practice either water or mountain sports. For example yachting, all types of surfing and excursions by boat. But also climbing, excursions, golf, horse riding, tours through natural itineraries either on foot or by bike.
For a holiday of physical and mental well-being an unmissable destination is the Terme of Sirmione, a hot thermal springs SPA, that has a covered surface of more than 3500 sqm., a park of 6500 sqm., a 700 sqm of thermal water swimming pools in order to maximize your well-being and relax on Lake Garda.
FOOD AND WINE TASTING HOLIDAY
Lake Garda is an excellent area for a food and wine tasting holiday, because there is a great variety of typical local products and wines well known worldwide. Lake Garda has the highest concentration of 5 star hotels and top quality restaurants in Italy.
Therefore its territory can be admired with all your senses and therefore tasted. Garda is not only the lake in itself: beaches and anazing landscapes, this area will delight you with its traditional high quality of food and wine Such local products can move from delicate dishes made with freshwater fish coming from the lake to strong flavoured products of the mountains and hills surrounding the lake.
Freshwater fish, wines (white, red and rosé) and extravirgin oliveoil with certified origin are the most typical local products of Lake Garda, but don't forget citrus fruits,honey and peaches.
FAMILY HOLIDYAS ON THE LAKE
Lake Garda is famous also for its many fun theme parks close to the main small towns around the lake and represent a destination target for many families.
Amongst the most famous fun theme parks there is Gardaland, with mnay fun attractions suitable for tourists of all ages, Canevaworld, is a big water park, Movieland, based on the world of films and cinema, Parco Natura Viva, a wild nature park where you can see free wild animals, with a safari tour in jeeps.