The stunning destination of Lake Garda has spectacular, unique scenery with emerald mountains, rolling citrus orchards and a glistening blue lake found in the heart of the resort. Lake Garda is the ideal destination for couples, families and groups who want an adventure hiking through the woodland, discovering the rich heritage and enjoying a wide range of water sports. The picturesque resort has something interesting for everyone to experience both day and night.
Enjoy lounging along the golden sandy bays of the iconic Lake Benacus in Lake Garda. Enjoy the tranquil setting and soft sand that shelves into the glistening, turquoise waters. One of the most spectacular beaches is Baia delle Sirene, Mermaids’ Bay, whose shores are backed by fragrant orange and lemon tress. Enjoy the views of the lush olive groves that roll up the hillside against the mountainous rocks. You’ll find that the water is perfect for water sports such as boating, kayaking and fishing. The combined winds from the surrounding mountains means that the area has perfect windsurfing conditions. Enjoy a day on the water then relax in one of the coastline bars, cafes or restaurants when the sun goes down.
History and culture
Lake Garda can be found in between Milan and Venice and is surrounded by mountainous landscapes and thick green nature. One of the first towns around the lake was Sirmione, which protected the area from many battles, including the Battle of Lake Benacus and the dramatic Battle of Solferino. Find out more about the history in the several museums and hidden art galleries down narrow cobbled streets around the resort. See the Gothic and Renaissance-inspired villas, churches and medieval castles that adorn the skyline.
The nightlife on Lake Garda is quite unique compared to other Italian resorts, as every town provides musical and theatrical events throughout the summer. As well as having a huge amount of bars and clubs, which stay open till the early hours, Lake Garda comes alive with music and celebration into the night. Join the upbeat vibe of the summer beach parties and at the several festivals that happen throughout the year. Watch fantastic firework displays from the glistening lake on a nightly boat trip. Lake Garda has a whole host of entertainment to suit all tastes both day and night.