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Italy in Photos

Photos of Italy taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italia

Lake Garda

Welcome to Italy in Photos, where we invite you to discover the hidden gems of Lake Garda: – Lake Garda is the largest and most beautiful lake in Italy, located between the regions of Lombardy, Veneto and Trentino. It is a popular destination for tourists who want to enjoy its natural beauty, cultural heritage, gastronomy and sports activities. Lake Garda was formed by glaciers during the last ice age and has a varied landscape that ranges from alpine mountains in the north to gentle hills in the south. The lake has a surface area of 370 km, a length of 52 km and a depth of up to 350 m. It has five islands, the largest of which is Isola del Garda, where you can visit a 19th-century neo-Gothic villa and its gardens. The lake is also home to many species of fish, birds and plants, some of which are endemic to the area. One of the best ways to explore Lake Garda is by boat, as you can admire the scenery from a different perspective and reach different towns and villages along the shore. You can choose from public transportation services, private custom trips or sailing clubs. Some of the most famous towns on Lake Garda are: – Sirmione: – a picturesque town on a peninsula that juts into the lake, famous for its medieval castle, Roman ruins and thermal baths. – Riva del Garda: – a town on the northern tip of the lake, surrounded by mountains and known for its windsurfing and hiking opportunities. – Bardolino: a town on the eastern shore of the lake, renowned for its wine production and festivals. – Peschiera del Garda: – a town on the southern shore of the lake, with a fortified historical centre and a strategic position near Verona and Venice.

Lake Garda also offers a variety of activities for all ages and tastes, such as cycling, climbing, golfing, diving, skiing and more. You can also visit some of the nearby attractions, such as the amusement parks of Gardaland and Caneva World, the botanical gardens of Parco Giardino Sigurtà or the art cities of Mantua and Brescia. Lake Garda is a destination that will not disappoint you, as it combines nature, culture, history and fun in one place. Whether you want to relax on a beach, walk among architectural beauties or cycle through the vineyards, Lake Garda will enchant you with its charm and diversity.

Bardolino

Garda

Desenzano del Garda

Gargnano

Lazise

Limone Sul Garda

Malcesine

Moniga del Garda

Padenghe Sul Garda

Peschiera del Garda

Riva del Garda

Salò

Sirmione

Toscolano Maderno

Torri del Benaco

Walk from Bardolino to Lazise

Walk from Brenzone Sul Garda to Malcesine