Lake Garda, also known as Benaco, is the largest lake in Italy. It covers an area of 369.98 km² and is located in the regions of Lombardy, Trentino-South Tyrol and Veneto. This amazing azure blue lake is situated in a picturesque hillside landscape with oleanders, citrus trees and cypress trees. There are mountains, hills, beaches and a lot of interesting sights. Around Lake Garda you can find many beautiful towns and villages. In these idyllic places you can stroll through winding alleys with nice shops and restaurants, stroll along the shore of Lake Garda or climb to a monumental castle.
Lake Garda is ideal for windsurfing, sailing and other water sports. Also the seven small islands in Lake Garda are certainly worth a visit, Isola di Garda at San Felice, San Biagio at the rock of Manerba, Trimelone at Cassone, the islets Sogno and Olivo for the coast at Malcesine and the rocky islands Altare and Stella.
In the area you can also do all kinds of outdoor sports, such as: hiking, mountain climbing, paragliding and mountain biking. In the winter there are numerous winter sports options nearby. You will also find several beautiful golf courses and spectacular theme parks and water parks, such as Gardaland and Caneva. Beautiful cities such as Verona, Milan and Venice are close by.