From sailing along the lakes picturesque coastlines to horseback riding through the surrounding mountain forests, this beautiful region of Italy certainly has a wide selection of activities for all to enjoy. The scenery itself is enough to leave you in awe. When choosing where to stay at Lake Garda you need to take into account which parts of the lake are more commercial than others.

Lake Garda not only offers the beauty of its sparkling blue clear waters with sailing boats and quaint villages dotted along its panoramic coastlines , if you glance up you will see the majestic dolomites and Monte Baldo which contain some of the most beautiful botanical gardens in Europe with trekking paths for hiking and mountain biking enthusiasts. A favourite path with the local mountain bikers is the Caprino to Lumini route which takes you through the impenetrable mountain forest eventually leading you to San Zeno and the summit " Prada Alta" where you can take the ski lifts or continue along the mountain path eventually descending leading you to Brenzone..

Wherever you choose to visit you can be sure to enjoy a relaxing holiday taking lazy strolls along the coastline, enjoying a ferry trip to lake side towns such as Bardolino and Lazise or visiting historical castles such as those found in Malcesine and Peschiera. Lake Garda has a wide selection of hotels such as Hotel vicino gardaland found between Garda and Monte Baldo making it the perfect location to enjoy all the lakes amenities.

Ferries Lake Garda

Ferry Services

Lake Garda has many ferries operating along its shores from one side of the lake to the other, and especially in high season or during holiday weekends its best to travel via water than by land because of the traffic.

Ferry services run frequently and can be booked on the day of travel – consult with your hotel reception to get all the information you need.