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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 Warnings and Dangers in Lago di Garda

Bike Accidents

In the hills of Lake Garda you will find many bikers and motorbikers. You must be careful on blind turns. They sometimes are thoughtless and enjoy the thrill of going around a corner at a high speed,...
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painterdave
Jul 09, 2012

Speed Traps

Italy has become modern, and there are speed traps that you hardly notice. They take a photo and send you the ticket, highly priced ones at that.Therefore, when you come to a village and there is a...
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painterdave
Jul 09, 2012

Navigazione lago di Gardi

Getting from Sirmione to one of the islands by boat.The tower of the Grand Hotel should be your parameter and focus it. But look to itthat the tower stays vertical in your eyes and brains.Once this is...
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Luchonda
Jun 23, 2006

Parkings

Parking prices are really expensive all over the area, the first hour minimum was 1,50 euros up to 2,50 euros, and specially in a aarea where you do various stops to enjoy the villages, you do not...
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Carmela71
May 27, 2005

Drive carefuly!

The local road alongside Lago di Garda is very curved and pretty narrow. Those of you who are not used on such a standards should drive very carefuly when here, otherwise it might happen to you the...
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croisbeauty
Mar 15, 2005

Pickpocketing

The area of Lake of Garda is very crowded in the Summer season and weekends during the year. This, on the picture, is a typical scene of Sirmione in the August. The same goes for Desenzano, Bardolino,...
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croisbeauty
Jan 13, 2005
 
 
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Thunderstorms

Before the trip, I read that thunderstorms form quickly by the lake. It has to do with wind from the mountains, if I remember it correctly. I noticed this was true our very first night in Desenzano....
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SwedeSarah
Aug 14, 2004

Gnats, gnats and more gnats

There were loads of gnats by Lake Garda. I'm not sure if there's a better word for them, but they're like mini-mosquitoes minus the biting. There used to be big svarms of gnats, especially during hot,...
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SwedeSarah
Aug 13, 2004

Strange woman on the train

Everytime we went on the inter city train between Milan and Venice (near Lake Garda), there was this woman who would put some keyrings on an empty seat next to us. There was a card also, but I never...
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SwedeSarah
Aug 13, 2004

Space Vertigo

This is the scariest ride in whole Gardaland.People (brave? crazy?) get pulled up 40 meters high, and then dropped down into free fall. I wouldn't let my daughters go on this one, but they cleverly...
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KristaB
Apr 09, 2004

The Weather

The weather at Lake Garda can change from one minute to the other. We experienced that a couple of times and really got wet - because we just did not think of taking weather gear along with...
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tini58de
Sep 14, 2003

Fierce wind

Every now and again when evening fell, it began to storm and dark clouds gathered above us.People that had experienced the hail storms the year before made sure tents and such things were anchored...
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nighthawk
Aug 26, 2003

Gardaland rides

Certain rides in Gardaland might be dangerous for guests with heart problems or high blood pressure, for pregnant women or for those who have recently undergone surgery or broken a bone.
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aramat
Jun 03, 2006

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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