Lake Garda or Benaco is the largest Italian lake thanks to its surface area of 370 km². It is located between three regions (Lombardy, Veneto, Trentino-Alto Adige) and is easily recognizable by its particular morphology. In the northernmost part it is very narrow, almost resembling a funnel, while in the south it opens in a semi-circular shape, surrounded by ancient morainic hills that soften the territory. Compared to the size of the lake surface, it has a limited catchment area and has all the characteristics of the Mediterranean scrub. It is visited every year by millions of tourists and, in recent years, several countries have been affected by this phenomenon and not only the classic German and Dutch guests, historical visitors of Lake Garda. The presence of hilly and mountainous reliefs allows numerous sports activities, in addition to those usually practicable on the surface of the water. From trekking to mountain biking and paragliding. Several of the lake's destinations are now known all over the world for their wellness centers, spas and also for their well-known golf courses. Also the food and wine sector is of particular importance. The lake fish, in its many species, goes perfectly with the wines of the territory, well known by tourists from all over the world. There are also very well equipped beaches accessible to all guests. Last but not least, it is important to remember that the lake’s geographical position allows you to reach cities of art such as Verona and Venice or shopping destinations such as Milan in very short travel times.

The southern part of the lake is characterized by the large morainic amphitheater of glacial origin. Aesthetically, this area presents itself in a hilly and flat alternation of great elegance and refined visual impact. The vegetation is lush and typical of the Mediterranean climate. The olive tree and the vine are the masters, allowing the well-known production of excellent products. With regard to urban centers to visit, you are spoilt for choice: from Gardone Riviera, where you can visit the incredible home of Gabriele d'Annunzio "Il Vittoriale degli Italiani” to Salò, arriving in Desenzano, known for its clubs. An essential destination is Sirmione, with its characteristic peninsula. Defined "Pearl of Lake Garda" for its beauty, it was praised by Catullus, not to be missed a visit to the remains of his Roman villa, by Goethe and Stendhal. The Scaliger Castle welcomes tourists with its elegance and represents the entry point of this magnificent place.




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