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Best of Lake Garda: places you shouldn't miss

Activities and curiosities for your next trip to Lake Garda and tips on where to sleep to live an unforgettable holiday!

  • Immersioni
  • Canale Tenno
  • Andrè Heller garden
  • Garda-by-bike
  • Where to sleep
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Lake Garda is a real Italian jewel to visit. Besides its most famous villages, the multiple activities, the monasteries and museums, we'll tell you what are the experiences you do not expect, and that are definitely not to miss if you want to plan a trip to the lake!


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Are you a diving-lover? Then you’d like to know that on Lake Garda you can give vent to your passion! If you're a beginner, don't worry... you'll find courses to learn how to dive in fresh water.

The deepest point of Lake Garda reaches a depth of 346 metres and is located in the area between Tignale and Castelletto. Temperatures are quite cold: in summer there are about 25°C in surface and 12°C at 30 meters-depth. If you go down a little further, you'll get to 7°C! But don't worry about the low temperatures: once you're underwater you'll see a lot of fish such as pikes, carps, perches and sunfishes.

For your descents into the depths do not forget a good wetsuit, the signal buoy and a torch. Along the lake there are several diving centers to contact to try this wonderful experience. There are also certified diving schools offering courses for beginners and experts.

A real diving paradise? The area of Porto San Nicolò in Riva del Garda. In this part you go down to 40 meters and between the depths there is a statue of Jesus 2 meters high and some wrecks from World War II.

A visita a Canale Tenno

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Considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, Canale di Tenno is slightly detached from the mass tourism of Lake Garda and is certainly worth a visit.
Try to get to Canale di Tenno very early in the morning, or at sunset, when the colors are strong and the view of the lake is very special!

What to do in Canale di Tenno? Get lost in the alleys and narrow streets, the gray houses, the low vaults and the wonderful views that this village offers. For a tasty lunch break don't forget to taste the salted meat with beans and polenta!

If your trip on Lake Garda takes place during the period of mid-August do not miss the historical re-enactment that occurs every year in the historic center of the village: storytellers, fireworks, medieval costumes, parades and celebrations are waiting for you.

Andrè Heller garden

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Heller's garden is located in Gardone Riviera and is part of the circuits of the great Italian gardens. If you are on Lake Garda you can’t miss it: you will discover a fascinating and elegant nature and you will be enchanted!

In the 10 thousand square meters of the garden there are botanical species from all over the world, from New Zealand to Japan, passing through Canada and Africa. But that's not all: to be completely merged with nature you will find works by important artists such as Keith Haring, Mirò, Pongratz and Tezak.

Relax on a bench and admire all the beauty of this incredible and unique garden!

The most spectacular cycle path in Europe

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I'm sure you've heard of them before. One of the most exciting cycle paths in Europe runs along Lake Garda: Garda by bike. Why not take a bike ride then?

The Garda by bike route currently runs for 190 kms along the lake. The cycle track will be completed by 2021 but in the meantime some sections can already be covered. For example, in Brescia there are 90 km to cover by bike, through Sirmione, Desenzano del Garda, Lonato del Garda.

To the north, the stretch between Gargnano and Limone del Garda is truly spectacular: about 27 kms long, it is recommended only to real experts. In the province of Trento other 7 kms wind along the municipalities of Riva del Garda and Arco, while in the province of Mantua, the track connects Peschiera del Garda to Pozzolengo.

Where to sleep for your trip on Lake Garda

Did you feel like going straight to Lake Garda and enjoying one (or more!) of these great experiences? Then don't waste time!

For your holiday on Lake Garda we recommend one of our farmhouses in Soiano del Lago. It is called Gardahill and is located in a special context: it enjoys all the tranquility of the countryside and the beaches of Lake Garda are just ... 3 kms away.

Its location will allow you to easily reach the most beautiful areas of the lake and visit what you prefer, without problems.

The farmhouse offers many services such as breakfast, the gym always open, a wonderful Jacuzzi (only for adults) and a large garden with playground (for children!).

Back from your discovery days you can relax in the swimming-pool, read a book under the weeping willows or go fishing along the lake. And in the evening? In the farmhouse you will find several spots equipped for the barbecue!

Go and see the photos of Gardahill now and contact the farm for your next trip.

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