A day along the south coast of the widest lake in Italy
The southern part of lake Garda is well known for its perfect climate in each season. The coast line that stretches from Garda to Sirmione is, with all the odds, the most representative of our cultural heritage.
From the cozy town of Lazise, where the city medievals walls surround the old center, we will follow a line that links ideally and actually all the main coastal centers of the south lake.
During this outstanding experience we will have the chance to visit by foot (or by bike if you feel inclined) as well as Lazise, also Bardolino a picturesque town famous for its wine, Bardolino DOC. After on we will visit Garda with its medieval castle and Sirmione, the famous peninsula already mentioned by the poet Virgilio, that is a unique in Italy for its fascinating ancient fortress, built in 13th Century and still today, one of the better preserved in Italy. In Sirmione we will visit the S. Pietro Mavino's yard church and the Roman villa named " Grotte di Catullo".
Meeting point under Porta S. Zeno, in Lazise. After a short presentation and a walk along the alleys, we head up to the motor boat pier from where starts our journey along the lake. First stop, after 20 minutes on a boat is in Garda, the small village that gives the name of the widest lake in Italy. After a pleasant walk along the old centre we catch the motor boat that heads to the picturesque village of Bardolino, where we can give a look to some wineries and have a sip of some Bardolino DOC. The time is passing by and after a break with fresh local food, it is time to reach Sirmione, the spot that enchanted a lot famous writers like Catullo, Goethe, Lawrence and Stendhal and still today, offers amazing vistas and situations. In the late afternoon we can take the last boat section that in 45' time sails us back to Lazise. The tour is totally customizable and can be shaped according to any request. It can be delivered by bike (boat & bike) , with a reasonable added cost.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Monument/Building
Duration: 7 hours
The sections by motor boat can be reduced for a shorter journey. The time table could vary depending on the boat time table
by foot, by boat
- Guiding Services
- Public Transportation Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 Euro - Food and wine tasting, meals
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I do not have a license to give tours inside the Museum in Castelvecchio, Archeological Museum, Giulietta's House Museum and Modern Art Gallery.