Lake Garda - Holiday Temptations for everyone
Lake Garda is Italy's largest lake, an exquisite vacation experience, with beautiful scenery, wonderful Mediterranean climate and versatility as a destination, you find the contents you want in your holiday, whatever your interest; relaxing swimming and boating, speed and excitement of theme parks, elegant restaurants and moderate nightlife, small fishing villages and vibrant cities, countless hiking and biking trails, water sports and heavenly good food & wine.
Lago di Garda or Benaco - Lake Garda - located in northern Italy, between Milan and Venice. With steep and high snowy peaks on either side of the lake and the captivating great scenery that has inspired both artists and writers, it is not hard to see why. The southern part is wider with a more lush landscape, and the northern part is narrower and has a more dramatic landscape.
The possibilities here are numerous, for those who love sports will find countless activities both on and around the lake like sailing, rock climbing and mountain biking, hiking trails and horseback riding, hang-gliding, paragliding. Along the south-west coast, from Sirmione to Limone, conditions are perfect for sailing and surfing. Or try windsurfing on the north side at Riva del Garda. If you just want to enjoy the good climate and lazy sunny days you can head to "Olive Coast" which extends from Malcesine to Peschiera and is a 50 km long coastline with beaches and water sports centers, here you can find the amusement park Gardaland. Like walking and discovery can also head up to the Dolomites or visit the smaller lakes including Lake Iseo in Lambardia. Are you fond of wine, it is highly recommended to go to wine country Collina Moreniche, which should be combined with the magnificent trip along Minico river down to Mantova where you can also visit the flower garden "Parco Sigurta '.
Garda town is the main center which is located on the south east coast and has a vibrant nightlife with many restaurants, bars and shops. Visiting Malcesine, a very pleasant medieval town with pleasant piazza and cozy pedestrian streets, the funicular goes to Monte Baldo from where you get a lovely view. To the north is Riva del Garda, a scenic gem with the underlying Alps and facing wide beaches. Other areas that are worth a notice is the fishing village of Limone sul Garda and vindistriket Valpolicella on the south-east coast.