The largest lake in Italy, Lago di Garda is a popular vacation destination. Relax on some of its beaches, or try out some watersports, such as sailing or windsurfing. Venture further into the countryside surrounding the lake for mountain biking, trekking, climbing, horseback riding, or golf. Visit some of the charming towns around the lake. Bardolino boasts some old churches, and the ancient, fortified town of Sirmione offers a balance of historical sites, shopping destinations, and restaurants. Make Lago di Garda a centerpiece of your Garda vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Garda trip planning site.
Tours to Lago di Garda
Venice Full-Day Tour from Lake Garda BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $100
Duration: 11 to 13 hours
Full-day Lake Garda Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $69
Duration: 9 hours
Garda Thermal Park Entry Ticket BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $38
Duration: 1 day
Lago di Garda reviews
It is a long time since I last visited Lake Garda. It did not disappoint. The scenery is just spectacular, even watching the weather change is amazing. Slightly quieter than usual I assume, due to... more »
Really amazing views and such a calm scene. Lots of things to do from walking by the water, taking a boat trip, visit Garldaland, swimming in some areas. more »
Beautiful place. Clean. A lot of activities for kids and adults. Great food. Great weather.
This lake is beautiful and a must visit for anyone in the area. Take a boat ride or hire a jet ski.
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