15 Best Things to Do at Lake Garda in Italy for an Exciting Trip

Italy’s largest lake, Lake Garda, is a popular holiday destination and the ideal place for families and travellers of all types to spend a few days soaking in the Mediterranean sun.

Whilst not as famous as Lake Como, there are plenty of things to do at Lake Garda for any type of traveller.

Things to Do in Lake Garda

Whether you’re looking for family-friendly attractions in Lake Garda or things to do as a couple, these are the best places to visit…

Visit the Wineries

On a local wine tour of Lake Garda, you get to sample some of the most important and famous wines made in the area, whilst learning about the tasting process and techniques from a professional Sommelier.

Marvel at the Vittoriale degli Italiani

The Vittoriale degli Italiana estate is a stunning piece of architecture that overlooks the Gardone Riviera. It is said to have belonged to the Italian poet Gabriele d’Annunzio from 1922 – 1938.

Visit Limone sul Garda

Limone sul Garda is a small, picturesque town on the western shores of Lake Garda. It’s a lot quieter than other towns, but is well known for its citrusy fruit product.

Look For the Church of San Pietro in Mavino

The old bell tower is particularly beautiful and is said to have been built in 1070. Inside the bell tower is the monumental bell, which still strikes for the fallen heroes of the two World Wars.

Bike Around the Lake

What better way to see Lake Garda than to cycle around its perimeter? There is 140km cycle path around the lake, known as Garda by bike, which is one of the most scenic cycling routes in all of Europe.

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