A magic mirror at the foot of the mountain
LaziseLazise, one of the most charming villages bordering the Lake Garda, is a popular tourist destination for its mild climate and the refreshing water landscapes. The beautiful walls that surround the small town and the Castle, one of the best preserved of the province, highlighting the ancient origins Medieval and Scaligere. Stunning the paved square checkerboard that leads to the charming port, from which one can also see the Dogana Veneta. From here you can board the ferry for an excellent trip along the shores of the entire lake, or walk along the lake for a romantic walk.
Ferry boat: www.visitgarda.com
GardaThe ancient Roman town is reflected in the impressive lake bay, which stands on the beautiful promontory of Rocca del Garda, where was built the Hermitage of San Giorgio (visits are on request), which is still home to the Benedictine monks Camaldolese. Opulent villas and parks, as well as Gothic and Renaissance buildings, some of which are attributed to Sanmicheli. Fabulous and suggestive Punta San Vigilio and Mermaid Bay, an oasis of peace and poetry with the small harbor, the church dedicated to San Vigilio and the beautiful villa Brenzoni Guarienti, built in the early sixteenth century homonymous noble Veronese family. The magnificence of the landscape has made it one of the most important places in the Riviera.
SirmioneLocated on the southern shore of Lake Garda, Sirmione is famous for its thermal waters and to be located on a narrow and picturesque peninsula that divides the Gulf of Desenzano and Peschiera. Known as "the pearl of the islands and peninsulas" its ancient Roman origins you may well admire in Grotte di Catullo ruins, together with the splendid view of the lake. In the Middle Ages, the Scala family built the castle and the wall that rises from the waters. A charming and fascinating Jamaica Beach is located on the extreme tip of the peninsula, with its unspoiled nature and crystal clear waters that recall the Caribbean ones, and can be reached only by private boat or on foot when the lake water is low.
MalcesineMalcesine, which is bordered to the north by the Trentino, is located on the eastern shore of Lake Garda and is situated on the slopes of Monte Baldo. The country is divided between the new center, home to many hotels, and the old center, a small village of narrow cobbled streets with faces and old shops, all built around the Scaliger Castle and the historical Palazzo dei Capitani. The mild climate makes it an ideal destination even in the low season, to enjoy its crystal clear waters even in the first days of autumn. From the center of Malcesine with the new panoramic cable car, it will arrive in 10 minutes at 1,800 m above sea level on top of Monte Baldo, also called "Botanical garden of Italy," for a walk or lunch in the refuge.