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Boat Tour of Garda Island
"Hop aboard your sightseeing boat in Sirmione and cruise onto the calm waters of Lake Garda with your guide. Widely considered among the prettiest spots in all of Italy Lake Garda is home to rolling vineyards and breathtaking views with colonial history dating back centuries. During your 1.5-hour cruise take in top attractions such as Greek-American soprano Maria Callas’ villa and the ancient Roman Grottoes of Catullus. Cruise gracefully around the San Biagio Island and Garda Island and gaze over the Gothic-Venetian palace and beautiful lawns for which the region is famous. Drift beneath the mighty Rocca di Manerba where sheer cliffs plummet down to the lakeside and upgrade your tour to enjoy a refreshing aperitif on Garda Island. After completing your tour of the lake
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Tour of the Sirmione Peninsula
"This is an amazing tour of the peninsula of Sirmione. During the 25 minutes of the excursion we will see the ex-villa of Maria Callas the SPA and beauty-farm Aquaria the sources of the thermal water the Grotte of Catullo that are the biggest Roman building in the North of Italy. Before finishing the tour you will admire the Castello Scaligero the port built on piles like Venice
From EUR50.00
 
Boat Tour of Garda Island
"Hop aboard your sightseeing boat in Sirmione and cruise onto the calm waters of Lake Garda with your guide. Widely considered among the prettiest spots in all of Italy Lake Garda is home to rolling vineyards and breathtaking views with colonial history dating back centuries. During your 1.5-hour cruise take in top attractions such as Greek-American soprano Maria Callas’ villa and the ancient Roman Grottoes of Catullus. Cruise gracefully around the San Biagio Island and Garda Island and gaze over the Gothic-Venetian palace and beautiful lawns for which the region is famous. Drift beneath the mighty Rocca di Manerba where sheer cliffs plummet down to the lakeside and upgrade your tour to enjoy a refreshing aperitif on Garda Island. After completing your tour of the lake
From EUR200.00

More Local Customs in Lago di Garda

Smoking or non smoking?

There are lots of non-smoking signs all around Gardaland, but Italians couldn't care less - they were smoking everywhere, even right next to these signs. Generally I don't mind if people smoke...
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aramat
Jun 03, 2006

Feeding the Ducks

You'll find ducks walking freely everywhere around, they aren't shy to enter the restaurants/bars and pick up food from you. Many people are feeding the ducks, which of course, increases their...
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Aurorae
Jun 02, 2005

Relaxing

People adore to stay by the lake and read or simply enjoy the view, relax and breathe the fresh air. There are plenty of benches, but often you'd see people on the grass, like on the picnic. Most of...
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Aurorae
Jun 02, 2005

Panoramic view from Malcesine

The fortress of Malcesine offers an spectacular view across the lake. In a clear sunny days, from the top of the highest tower, you can see for milles all away to Sirmione and Peschiera. On the other...
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croisbeauty
Feb 27, 2005

From Veneto to Lombardia

This is the point of the lake where region of Veneto meet region of Lombardy. The Lombardy side of the lake, especially northern end, has partly unapproacable shore which is sheer cliffed. There are...
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croisbeauty
Feb 27, 2005

Lakeshore

This is lakeshore at Cisano, small settlement which makes the part of "riviera" of Bardolino. This resort offers a lot of oportunities for various water sports, in particularly for sailling and...
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croisbeauty
Feb 27, 2005
 
 
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Lakeshore

The lakeshore in the surroundings of Malcesine offers very attractive beach resorts, as far as I am concerne, more beautiful then those which can be found in the southern part of the lake. Even on...
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croisbeauty
Feb 27, 2005

Houses of Sirmione

Some of the old and once abandoned houses have been restorated. The ground floor represents an old stone house with characteristic archway to the courtyard, while the first floor was added of the new...
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croisbeauty
Jan 13, 2005

Houses at Sirmione

When strolling inside of the Castle Town of Sirmione, many beautiful houses can be noticed. See this cute stone house in the back street of the town.Most of this houses serves as private...
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croisbeauty
Jan 13, 2005

Italian men

I've always heard that Italian men often show their appreciation for women openly (complimenting her, harmless flirting... nothing dangerous). I've read that many women who visited Italy found this...
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SwedeSarah
Aug 27, 2004

Language barriers

We didn't meet many Italians who could speak any English, only a couple. It seems that German is a bit more common though. They often started to speak in German (many Germans come here) although they...
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SwedeSarah
Aug 13, 2004

Hole in the ground

If you wonder what my kids is doing here, well this is what many a toilet looked like!Boy, it sure took some practicing! lol
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nighthawk
Aug 26, 2003

Swans..

This cuties from Garda Lake.. You can see them around the lake.. They're beautiful, but if you go closer they can be also harmfull!!
kedi+
Apr 14, 2003

Top Hotels in Lago di Garda

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Via 20 Settembre 44, Piazza Ferrari 1, Brenzone, 37010, Italy
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Via Zanardelli, 3, 25080, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Lago di Garda

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Malcesine

Head to Malcesine which is a beautiful town at the bottom of Mont Baldo. The town in itself might be a consideration for somewhere to stay, but we just headed here to take the cable car up the 1800...
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Gardaland

Peschiera del Garda is the gateway to Gardaland. Don't get me wrong I did not go to Gardaland. I just noticed lots of adverts for Gardaland when I got off the train at Peschiera del Garda and then...
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Sirmione

The historic center is located on the peninsula of Sirmione in Lake Garda. Just outside the city walls there a few parking lots to park your car. If you walk owards Sirmione from the parking lot the...
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Lazise

Lazise has about 6,000 inhabitants and lies at the southwest side of Lake Garda. Around the town center you still find some town gates and town walls. Like many other Gardian towns also with a...
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Salo

Salo is the most charming of all the Lake Garda towns. Plenty to do and see for the visitor, but it doesn't feel like a tourist trap. A long, charming promenade curves around the beautiful bay of...
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Desenzano

Although there is a busy road to one side of you, there is also a walkway along the lakeside at Desenzano. There are many large ships around. I believe you can take a boat from here to Sirmione and...
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Top 5 Lago di Garda Writers

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"Lago di Garda"
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Aurorae

"LAGO DI GARDA"
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JLBG

"A Mediterranean microclimate"
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iandsmith

"Welcome to Lago Land"
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"Lake Garda"
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