Lake Garda Travel Information
Lake Garda Holidays
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Lake Garda nestles between the dolomites of Brenta in the north and the Morainic hills of the south. The destination boasts a Mediterranean climate and a richly vegetated landscape filled with lemon trees, magnolias and oleanders alongside the typical Italian vineyards and olive groves. With a plethora of activities and entertainment on offer it’s no wonder that Lake Garda has become the most popular of the Italian lakes. A holiday to Lake Garda will introduce you to an inland oasis of spectacular views. Boasting quaint villages, lively towns, fresh waters and amusement parks, Lake Garda has something for everyone.
Attractions and activities on holiday in Lake Garda
For those on holiday in Lake Garda with youngsters and those simply young at heart, you’ll find entertainment at one of Garda's two amusement parks. On the south-eastern corner of the lake younger visitors can play pirates and run round with dinosaurs at Gardaland. Alternatively CanevaWorld is occupied by the exhilarating Aquaparadise and the action packed Movieland.
For a more cultural and historical experience, in the centre of the southern shore you’ll find the quaint village of Sirmione. Boasting a maze of roman ruins and a castle, the village is well worth a visit. From the eastern shore you can take the cable up Monte Baldo for skiing in the winter months and biking, hiking or simple view gazing in the summer.
For all the shopaholics on holiday in Lake Garda don’t fear, you’ll get your fix. From pretty street markets to elegant boutiques, all your needs and wants are catered for.
You could be forgiven for thinking you were at the seaside on the broad southern end of the lake where the waters are a windsurfers dream, and the summers are long with a warm Mediterranean climate.
On a holiday in Lake Garda you’ll have the opportunity to take one of the many easy excursions further afield. Visit Juliet’s Balcony or see an opera in Verona only 30 km away or take a trip to the historical towns of Brescia and Mantua.
Lake Garda boasts easy and efficient rail and road links to most major towns including Milan and Venice.
Food, drink and nightlife on holiday in Lake Garda
Known for its nightlife the towns and villages of Lake Garda offer up a wealth of restaurants, bars and discos. You’ll find typical Italian cuisine, pizza and pasta cooked in lashings of locally produced olive oil ensuring you finish off any meal with a traditional and refreshing digestif.
Book a holiday to Lake Garda with lastminute.com and you’ll be rewarded with a trip full of activity, adventure and Italian culture. Suitable for families and couples alike, the varied attractions of a holiday in Lake Garda will satisfy all kinds of tastes. Book all your holidays to Italy with lastminute.com
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