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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
From EUR200.00
 
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

Peschiera Tips (13)

Peschiera del Garda down by the lake.

Peschiera del Garda has a small jetty sticking out into the lake from which I think you can catch some boats. I don't think it has a scenic lakeside walkway. It is more of a working town than a...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 12, 2015

The Streets of Peschiera del Garda

The streets of Peschiera del Garda are located among the fortifications. Many are on the banks of the river. There are narrow streets, some old buildings, lots of restaurants. The town has a pleasant...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 12, 2015

The remains of the fortress

The fortress remains actually cover quite a large area. The remains were strengthened and added to at various points in history. In the middle of the sixteenth century the Venetians gained control of...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 12, 2015

Peschiera del Garda Fortress

We spent most of our time in Peschiera del Garda wandering around the remains of its fortifications. Peschiera del Garda once had a fortress. It was situated on an island in the River Mincio not far...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 12, 2015

Parco Natura Viva

In my opinion a rather disappointing experience. The long cue of the cars waiting to enter, the price (70 euros for 2 adults and 2 children), and the little animals seen.By the time our car entered...
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Claudilla
Mar 13, 2013

Peschiera

We had intended to start our tour of Lake Garda at Peschiera but somehow we missed getting off the bus in time and ended up in Lazise first - no bad thing as it turned out :-)From all accounts...
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sandysmith
Dec 03, 2005

Peschiera

Peschiera is another lovely place on Lake Garda. It has a nice lakeside promenade and of course a beautiful medivial centre.It's the most central of the lakeside villages and close to the...
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bijo69
Aug 02, 2005

Peschiera del Garda

Peschiera is the easiest place to reach, together with Sirmione and Desenzano, as it's almost on the main highway Venezia - Milano. It's very touristic, and especially popular amogn Germans. The town...
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Aurorae
Jun 02, 2005

Chart of the old town of Peschiera

The old town of Peschiera is not very large. The main but narrow street runs across the island. It crosses smaller streets and in some places small parallel streets make a small but dense network of...
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JLBG
May 14, 2005

A bastion in Peschiera

The entrance of the inner harbor is strongly defended. Built on several islets, five strong bastions defend the five corners of the city. The historical center of the city has kept most of its...
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JLBG
May 14, 2005

The outer port in Peschiera

The name of Peschiera is linked to the idea of fishing as it means something like “fishing-pond”. It is a main port and a large parking spreads along the harbor. From Peschiera, it is possible to sail...
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JLBG
May 14, 2005

The Fortress of Peschiera

When in Peschiera a must see is the fortress of the "Serenissima Republica di Venezia", with its majestic walls still intact today.The city walls are unique complex of ancient defensive techniques and...
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croisbeauty
Sep 11, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Lago di Garda

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Grotte di Catullo

Grotte di Catullo are the remains of a large Roman villa. It was build between to the end of the 1ste century B. C. and the beginning of the 1st century A.D. Just after the entrace to the...
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Basilica di San Zeno - San Zeno Maggiore

Slightly out of the center is the impressive Basilica de St Zeno and is one of Verona's most visited churches. Its dedicated to St Zeno who is the patron saint of verona. After taking a look at the...
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Arco dei Gavi

Originally built in the 1st century BC. by Roman architect Lucio Vitruvio Cerdone, The arch celebrates the splendour of the important Roman Gavia family of Verona. In 1805 the arch was dismantled by...
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Teatro Romano - Roman Theatre

We actually came here for a mistake. We were looking for some other theatre, but the view from the top was so great, that it was worth it. Even though the theatre is not so different from many others...
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Castel San Pietro

The hill is located in a strategic position. It was inhabited since Roman times of Verona and continued to be inhabited during the barbarian invasions from Alboino and Rosamund, by Pepin, by Berengar,...
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Torre dei Lamberti

In the middle of Piazza Erbe, on the corner towards la Costa, stands the Tower of the City, or Lamberti Tower. Apparently construction of the tower began in 1172. In May 1403 lightening struck the...
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