Garda, Italy's largest body of water shows a large array of landscapes: in the south the Sirmione peninsula separates it in the two golfs of Desenzano and Peschiera, sorrounded by gentle moraine hills displayed as an anphitheater, the north is more fjord-like with mountains as backdrop.

The Garda lake is the "Mediterranean sea" of northern Italy, with its unique microclimate and a lavish vegetation, rare at those latitudes. Along its coastline olive trees, oleanders, lemon trees, palms, cypresses and vineyards design beautiful gardens.

The sapphir blue water of the lake lapps pictoresque villages, medieval castles and elegant villas, roman ruins and archeological areas testify of the millenial history of this territory, ihnabited since the prehistoric age.

A stroll along the lakeshore or a boat tour is the best way to admire the beauty of this place, that over centuries inspired poets, writers and artist.

Each town hat its own history and charm, not to be missed is Sirmione, the Pearl of the Lake, the fortified town of Peschiera declared UNESCO World's Heritage, the quiet village of Lazise, the dynamic town of Bardolino, Garda with its magnificient Punta San Vigilio, Malcesine with its castle perched on the slope of Mount Baldo.

Duration from 2 to 5 hours