“Ferragosto” at the sea or on the mountains? Take the best of both, choose Lake Garda!
The days are getting longer, the temperature becomes more pleasant and our mind immediately begins to wander to the next destination of our much desired holiday in August.. sea or mountain?
Expecially when there are so many wishes to be satisfied in the family, it can become difficult to find the ideal solution without displeasing anyone.
So why not choose Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake?
Lake Garda is a paradise; its mild climate is combined with the surrounding alpine landscape , the waters are clear and pure and lap cliffs and picturesque harbours.
From the beaches, fresh and clean waters up to the top of “Monte Baldo” with the cableway or not far away, on the paths of “Monte Carega”, Lake Garda offers fun and relax for everybody.
Lake Garda offers to sports fans (not only waters sports) countless opportunities for fun and outdoor activities.
You can enjoy kayaking, rafting, canoeing and even diving, while fans of cycling can ride on roads, through villages of extraordinary beauty.
Hikers will be spoilt for choice; there are numerous excursions (also with guide) and paths to discover.
The hinterland has golf and tennis courts, as well as riding stables.
Food and wine tourism for all tastes.
Do you want a holiday to discover new tastes and flavours?
Lake Garda offers a wide range of products and opportunities to satisfy the palate. The area of northern Lake Garda is a particularly advantageous environment for viticulture.
There is a wide variety of cultivated wines . Along the shores of the lake you can find many wineries, where you can taste local wines: Bardolino, Valpolicella, Garda Classico, Soave, Custoza or Lugana.
Wines that could be combined to the delicacies and delicious meals typical of Garda area , such as lake fish, as whitefish, lake trout or tench, black or white truffle.
Besides , how good are the ice creams at the lake!
Culture and entertainment!
Thanks to its strategic position, the lake allows tourists (not only foreigners) to reach wonderful cities, monuments and villages surrounded by a picturesque landscape.
Lake Garda is full of culture, history and art!
Sirmione, in the southern part of the lake , rises on a peninsula and is called pearl of Lake Garda: the waters surrounding it are clear, almost transparent and the center is famous for the Scaligero castle.
Bardolino, Lazise, Garda on the east coast are small and picturesque villages, animated by the great presence of tourists. Only 20 km away is the beautiful Verona, the city of the troubled love of Romeo & Juliet and the Scaligeri family.
In a couple of hours you can reach Venice, Padua or Vicenza.
Last but not least, at Lake Garda there are Gardaland, Movieland and Caneva World, famous amusement parks loved by adults and children alike!
This year, don’t choose between sea or mountains …choose the lake!