Not many people have heard of Lake Garda, Italy. It’s a small lake (one of the six Great lakes of Italy), about 100 kilometers north of Milan. About 70 kilometers from the city, it can be reached by train or bus. Conveniently located less than a half-hour from Milan and only two hours from Venice, it’s a perfect get-away spot to enjoy a relaxing vacation.
Lake Garda is a renowned destination for travelers in Europe. Surrounded by hills, it’s visited by many international tourists who visit the lake for a part of their trip to Italy. Stretching for only 14 kilometers, Lake Garda is considered to be a “small” lake that is full of water and good for swimming. In fact, the seaside region around Lake Garda boasts of a wider and longer sandy beach than in any other region in Italy. Because of its convenient location, it’s a perfect spot where to relax and have a quick drink on a hot summer day.
Lake Garda has crystal-clear waters that are reported to be a perfect spot for swimming, diving, and snorkeling. And if you’re a fan of the high life, he worries not, since Lake Garda also offers plenty of nightclubs and bars to get you thoroughly entertained. In fact, during the summer season, it’s very much the preferred place for young to enjoy themselves and party till dawn. A lake is also a great place for amateur swimmers to learn to swim. Every summer, the city’s beaches are packed with swimmers striving to show their skills and impress prospective employers.And, if you are a young person, then you will be interested in European school tours.
What other activities Lake Garda could offer
With various leisure activities and tourist sights on offer, it’s no surprise that Lake Garda is also a hub for musical festivals. In fact, several orchestras are based on the beautiful Lake. Whether you’re a casual tourist or part of a professional orchestra, a live venue will satisfy your needs.
Lancaster, on the other hand, has a lot more to offer. It has stunning gardens, palaces, castles, and a grandiose park right on the lake. The city is also home to a prestigious school of music and many other arts and crafts activities. However, the spectacular view of the lake you’ll have can be taken from almost anywhere around the city.
Castle-town is the other great destination of Lake Garda. Many tourists and residents set out to this village to enjoy its lively atmosphere. Like in Lancaster, you’ll have the opportunity to relax by the lake or explore the area with its cobbled streets and well-preserved structures.
Other must-see places in Italy
Rome is an obvious favorite among tourists and residents. A mysterious Continent, it is known for its great architecture, glorious history and is also the perfect place for you to learn Italian. Dotted with numerous castles, Rome is known to be one of the most beautiful and historic cities in the entire world. And while you’re in Rome, you should not miss out on the famous Vatican City. Here, you will find Saint Peter’s Basilica, the Apostolic Palace, the Vatican Museum, and St. Peter’s Square. It is also where the Dayton parades begin. One of such places in Italy is Sicily about which I wrote earlier.
If you have had enough of history, try to catch a glimpse of modern times. The Lake Garda region is one of the best regions of Italy to soak up the sun. dotted with numerous beautiful towns, Lake Garda is also a great place to play water sports and go for a swim. Add to that the stunning palaces of the region, the Marina di Garda and the Giardino family palace, and you’ll find yourself in the middle of some of the best scenery in Italy.
While in Lake Garda, make sure you go sightseeing at the nearby seaside villages of Stintino, Burano, Pantalica, and testimonials are just a few of the tourist attractions. Lake Garda, as well as these memorable places, is also called by many to be the cultural capital of Italy. Listening to contemporary works of art, visiting the theaters and galleries that present classical music month after month, and going to plays in the summer are just some of the things that make Lake Garda a must place to visit.
Garda is easy to get to with its convenient airport.
In addition to tourists, a growing number of foreign residents have settled in the area. This makes it a good place to settle down. Puglia has a good transportation system and accommodation can be found in the many truly (beehive-shaped villages) scattered all over the lake.
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