Italy Garda

Lake Garda

Italy's largest freshwater basin, nestled between Veneto, Lombardy, and Trentino, known for its crystal-clear waters, windsurfing, and scenic beauty.

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Some come to Lake Garda to laze on pebble beaches and munch ice cream while swimming in crystal-clear alpine waters. Others come to conquer heart-thumping via ferrata routes. If you’re not familiar with those, then let’s just say they involve a harness, a hardhat, and a whole load of vertigo! What’s more, the precipitous mountains of the Valle di Ledro right by Riva del Garda are famous for them. Mind you, those pebble beaches, ice creams, and alpine waters sound just about fine right now.

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Lake Garda Articles

  • 41 of the Best Things to Do in Italy

    Oh, Italy— you boot-shaped beauty, you. With your pizza-spinning chefs, OTT hand gestures, truffle-scented tagliatelle and creamy gelato, there’s really nowhere else that can match. From north to south, you range from ice-capped Dolomites covered in snow to wave-lapped pebble coves baked in 80-degree sun. And between the two…well…let’s just say it’s a panini sandwich […]