Lake Garda Holidays

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Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy located between the provinces of Brescia and Verona. As it is nestled at the foothills of the Italian Alps, this location is known for its comparatively mild climate when compared to other regions on the same latitude. Due to its picturesque natural settings, this lake has become a sought-after tourist destination for visitors from all over the world.

The Best Times to Visit Lake Garda

While it may seem apparent that the hottest months of the year are to be avoided here, this is not entirely true. Although temperatures can soar as high as 40 degrees, it should be mentioned that the lake itself is filled by glacial melt and underground springs. So, the waters can be quite chilly during the spring and autumn. It is therefore a good idea to visit between May and early October. Of course, this is assuming that one is a fan of swimming. Should this not be the case, middle spring and middle autumn are also ideal times to arrive.

The Top Attractions in Lake Garda

One popular option for those who want to visit Lake Garda is to make use of the numerous holiday rental villages that are found around its shores. These will provide pristine accommodations while most are quite amenably priced. Some of the options that are offered are bungalow tents, private chalets and even entire condominiums to rent by the week or even the month. Most are equipped with on-site facilities such as restaurants and supermarkets. Wireless Internet is considered to be a standard option and the majority of resorts are found within only a stone’s throw from the lake.

Isola Del Garda is an island that is found within the centre of Lake Garda. Kings, queens and emperors have at one time or another called this tiny paradise home and in modern times, a visit here will provide a host of attractions to enjoy. Some of these include (but are not limited to) visiting wine cellars, spending a lazy afternoon on its beaches, taking a tour of the ancient castles, renting a mountain bike for a trek in the wild and visiting a traditional mill that has been used to make local olive oil for centuries. As there is so much to do here, plan at least a full day to take in all of the sights and sounds.

There are a number of musical concerts that are held each year. Most are outdoor events and during the warmer months, there is nearly always one to be enjoyed. They will fall between July and August. Many feature headline bands such as The Bee Gees, Pink Floyd and other well-known artists from around the world. Still, it is a good idea to book tickets in advance; purchasing them upon arrival can prove to be expensive.