by the last Ice Age, Lake Garda has always
fascinated its visitors, starting with its first
visitor and enthusiast Wolfgang Goethe, who saw it
Lake Benacus (as it was called
by the Romans and celebrated by one of their most
illustrious poets, Catullus) is the biggest and the
most typical of all of the pre-alpine lakes.
Its particular shade of sky-blue
and the varied landscape which surrounds it has made
it unforgettable. The southern section of the lake,
embraced by the gentle slopes of the Riviera of
Olives, looks decidedly Mediterranean, however, just
a few kilometres north where Monte Baldo rises above
it, it completely changes character and turns into a
Rocks and steep cliffs surmounted
by castles and ancient churches steeped in history
stand guard over suggestive and graceful little
Tourists are offered all kinds of
trips on and around the lake and through the
surrounding territory: cultural trips, nature walks,
sporting activities and sight-seeing.
In order to fully appreciate the
lake's beauty, leave your car and take a trip on one
of Navigarda ferries, preferably choosing the slower
itineraries which include almost all the ports on
the Veronese shoreline where you can take
spectacular snap-shots of the scenery.
Once you've reached Malcesine,
take the cable-car (the new Malcesine - Tratto Spino
rotating cable car) and from a height of 1760 metres
you have a unique and breathtaking view of the lake.
If you are adventurous or simply
a bike enthusiast, you can use the provincial buses.
You can bring your bike on the bus and then go up to
Monte Baldo's summit by cable-car with your bike in
Location of Lake
del Garda, Affi, Bardolino, Brenzone, Garda, Lasize,
Malcesine, Pastrengo, Torri del Benaco, Valeggio sul
Mincio to the most interesting features of the Lake
and other places where you can admire and enjoy one
of the most important natural landscapes north of
Historical and cultural itineraries -
The most striking episodes of the Risorgimento took
place in these places, there are many museums are
the Museum of the Risorgimento as in Villafranca,
the gravestones and memorials, such as the Ossuary
Custoza, especially the countryside.
Wine-Tasting and gastronomical itineraries
- One can explore the
artistic heritage of the area whilst getting to know
the local traditions of its people through the
smells, colours an flavours of its mouth-watering
Wandering trough nature -
Not to be missed the countless
guided excursions amoung the nature which captivate
every visitor. They can count on many people,
experts which are fond of their land.
Excursions by bike -
Go to your local IAT office which can provide you
with all kinds of maps featuring routes on and
around the lake, up and down Monte Baldo, the
Lessinian Mountains, the Valpolicella's hills and
even the Eastern part of the Province and the
Peschiera del Garda
del Garda is well-known for the first italian
amusement park Gardaland wich lies in Castelnuovo
del Garda, but first you should go and visit this
unique and surprising walled town on the lake...
the motorway exit Peschiera del Garda, turn right
towards Brescia-Sirmione. Continue straight on Route
11 for 2 km to the lights of St. Benedetto di Lugana
(village of Peschiera del Garda). At the traffic
lights turn right and you're road Bergamini. Proceed
until number 47 on the left down to 50 meters from
the lake (there is a gate with the letters B & B
very large colored red).
- Bus Stop 300 meters. from
the B & B
- Railway station 3 km
- Verona Airport 15 km
- Brescia Airport 35 km
- Bergamo Airport 85 kilometers
B&B DA CRISTINA
Strada Bergamini, 47 - S. Benedetto di Lugana -
Peschiera del Garda (VR)
is located in a villa on the shores of Lake Garda -
map link - surrounded by a lovely garden. Downstairs
there is a great beach and a beautiful walk-label,
through a small park with reeds, teeming with
waterfowl. Are also games for children, health path,
picnic area, bars, pizzerias and restaurants.
From B & B you can leave for excursions on foot or
by bicycle. There are numerous attractions nearby: a
7 km is the thermal Colà Park (Lazise) Cedar Villa,
5 km baths of Sirmione, 5 km parks Gardaland and
Caneva World, Movieland, the beautiful 25 km Verona,
45 km to the city of Mantua and 120 km the beautiful
city of Venice.
Rooms with private
bath 3 and 4 beds apartment with 5 beds.
Room and breakfast:
€ 25 per person.
From July to August: € 40 per
Breakfast, dinner and
€ 45 per person.
The trip can be booked by paying a
deposit of 50 € and filling the enclosed application
form at least two weeks before the stay.
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