Lake Garda, one of the North-Italian lakes, is the largest lake in Italy. The Lake Garda not only impresses with its excellent location between Milan and Venice. Italy's largest lake also offers its visitors beautiful landscapes and a breathtaking backdrop for iconic holiday photos, a unique spot for culinaric highlights, active experiences on land and water. Rent your luxury villa on the shores of Lake Garda for an unforgettable holiday!
The mild climate, the lush Mediterranean vegetation and picturesque villages set against an imposing mountain landscape that rises up into the sky, which then merges into rolling hills covered in vines and olive trees - the land where the lemons blossom.
Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy and a popular holiday destination for tourists from all over the world. The region is known for its mild climate, breathtaking scenery, historic towns and villages, culinaric delights and outdoor activities.
Activities and attractions on Lake Garda include hiking in the nearby mountains, exploring the picturesque lakeside towns and villages and taking part in water sports such as swimming, sailing and windsurfing. Popular sights include the medieval castle of Sirmione, the Grotte di Catullo, the Arena di Verona and the Gardaland entertainment park.
Mild Mediterranean and the Mountain climates create here a unique microclimate. Hot summers and mild, humid winters await you here. The best time to visit is between May and September, when the weather is at its best and most activities are available.
The nightlife on Lake Garda is lively and varied, with a large selection of bars, clubs and restaurants that have something to suit every taste. Popular nightlife locations include the historic centre of Sirmione and trendy Desenzano del Garda. Here you will find a variety of bars and clubs that offer music and entertainment until the early hours of the morning. During the summertime also the fancy beach clubs at the lake await with evening programs and entertainment.
The culinary specialities on Lake Garda are rich and varied and offer a mixture of traditional Italian dishes and local specialities. Among the most famous specialities are risotto alla pescatora, a risotto with seafood, and polenta e osei, a dish made from corn semolina and roasted poultry. Popular drinks include the local Lugana wine and grappa, an Italian grape marc spirit.
Wine lovers will particularly appreciate Lake Garda as a holiday destination, as the region has a long tradition of cultivating vine. The area is particularly known for its white wines and rosés, which are made from the Trebbiano, Garganega and Chardonnay varieties.
To enjoy the full wine experience on Lake Garda, it is worth taking a wine tasting tour and visiting some of the surrounding wine regions. The Valpolicella area, located to the east of Lake Garda, is famous for its Amarone wine, which is made from dried grapes. The Soave wine region, which lies to the west of the lake, is known for its white wine of the same name, which is made from the Garganega grape.
It is also worth visiting the Franciacorta wine region, which is known for its sparkling wine, Franciacorta. The area lies to the north of the lake and is also known for its spectacular scenery and picturesque villages.
Travelling to Lake Garda is relatively easy and can be done either by car or by plane depending on your starting point. The closest Airport is Breschia or Verona, but Milano and Venice can work as well. Wherever you land, our concierge service will help you with airport transfer or rental car.