Save up to C$590 by booking Flight + Hotel.
Search 321,000 hotels and 400 airlines worldwide.
Get the price Guarantee available for your trip.
Lake Garda is one of Italy’s most popular vacation destinations, known for its stunning natural scenery and rich culture. The lake’s northern area attracts outdoor enthusiasts eager to windsurf or explore its rugged terrain. The south draws visitors with its laid-back resorts, pleasant beaches, scenic vineyards and pretty villages.
As a result of the lake’s size and local wind patterns, temperatures here are milder and sunnier compared to the rest of the region. You’ll notice the landscape is dotted with citrus orchards, vineyards and olive groves, all of which give the lake a distinctive Mediterranean feeling.
Visit the lake’s northernmost town, Riva del Garda, to enjoy some of the best windsurfing conditions in Europe. Go for a stroll along the lake to people-watch and check out experienced windsurfers in action.
In Sirmione, soak in the natural hot springs, which have made this town a popular vacation destination since Roman times. Savor a creamy gelato while wandering along cobblestone streets, enjoying its old-world atmosphere.
Be sure to visit Grotte di Catullo, one of Northern Italy’s best-preserved Roman residences. The crumbling stone arches and walls are spread across terraced hillsides and surrounded by cypress and olive trees. Enjoy beautiful views across the lake or take a look inside the accompanying museum of Roman artifacts.
Step into the eccentric world of 19th-century writer Gabriele d'Annunzio at Il Vittoriale degli Italiani. Despite being acclaimed as one of Italy’s greatest writers, d’Annunzio left a controversial legacy for his Fascist political views and wild lifestyle. Check out his flamboyant residence, which is decorated with leopard skins and black velvet drapes.
Cycle or walk through the picturesque evergreen forests and orchid meadows of Parco Archeologico Rocca di Manerba. A UNESCO protected site, this reserve is home to some of the lake’s best beaches for soaking up the sun or swimming.
Lake Garda is located midway between Milan and Venice, and can be reached by train. To avoid crowds, visit outside of the popular summer season when there are many festivals and events. These include the Il Festival del Garda, with music competitions and beauty pageants, and the boat races between teams from around the lake.
With direct access to the beach, this Riva del Garda hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Porto San Nicolo, La Rocca, and Tower of Apponale. Fiera di Riva del Garda and Congress Centre are also within 15 minutes.
Situated in Lazise, this residence is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Castle of Lazise and within 3 mi (5 km) of Canevaworld - Aqua Paradise and Movieland. Church of San Nicolo and Valetti Winery are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Situated in Moniga del Garda, this caravan park/campground is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Costaripa Winery and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gardagolf Country Club and Zuliani Winery. Polpenazze Castle and Padenghe Castle are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Situated in Limone sul Garda, this hotel is steps from Museum of Tourism and Limone Sul Garda Harbour. El Castel Lemon House is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) away.
Situated on a lake, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Museo del Castello Scaligero and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Paolo Bonomelli Boutique Olive Farm. Baia delle Sirene Park and Golf Club Ca degli Ulivi are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Situated in Limone sul Garda, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of El Castel Lemon House, Museum of Tourism, and Limone Sul Garda Harbour. Tower of Apponale and La Rocca are also within 9 mi (15 km).
Situated in Torri del Benaco, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Museo del Castello Scaligero and within 3 mi (5 km) of Paolo Bonomelli Boutique Olive Farm and Baia delle Sirene Park. Golf Club Ca degli Ulivi and Jungle Adventure Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Located in Torbole sul Garda, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.6 km) from Customs House and within 3 mi (5 km) of La Rocca and Tower of Apponale. Piazza Goethe and Saint Andrea Church are also within 15 minutes.