Due to its position, Lake Garda is considered a 140km long natural hinge between Trentino, Veneto and Lombardy. Lake Garda has always been known as a strategic meeting point for many traders, and it has a long history. In addition, the numerous cultural sites in the area, whether they are directly overlooking the coast or located inland, tell the story of the past of a land in search of the perfect balance between tradition and progress.
The steaming waters of the thermal lakes of Villa dei Cedri are immersed in a large park with centuries old trees and build a place of absolute quiet and relaxation, at only a few kilometers from Garda.
Located near the village Spiazzi, at 773m above sea level, this sanctuary is a place of silence and meditation, as well as pilgrimage. It is mostly known for its special position, partly embedded in the rock and you also find the statue of the Addolorata of Maltese origin there.
This park stretches over 1600km2 and is located on an ancient moraine hill, near Valeggio sul Mincio. It harbors a great variety of plants and flowers of extraordinary beauty.
Located in Bussolengo, this modern zoological park, is an important protection center for endangered species, which has been able to evolve over time in order to take an active role in the conservation of biodiversity.
The archeological site of the Catullus caves preserves the remains of a Roman villa probably dating back to the 4th century. It is located at the end of the Sirmione peninsula, where it occupies an area of about 2 hectares and is a cultural attraction perfect for excursions.
In Gardone Riviera, on the western shore of Lake Garda, you can find an immense museum complex that was once the residence of Gabriele d’Annunzio. The Vittoriale, today, is a monument that allows its visitors to discover both the writer’s life and to learn more about the Italian soldiers during World War I.