Bursting at the seams with all the delicious food, timeless art, entertaining theater, stunning architecture and beautiful nature any traveler could ever want – Italy is unsurprisingly one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, attracting nearly 48 million tourists every year. Offering a feast of culture that is sure to satisfy even the most insatiable of travelers, Italy has an impossibly long list of stunning locations which should be seen by all who have the opportunity to do so.
The chance to explore the remarkable history concealed in the grounds of the prodigious Coliseum in Rome, or to marvel at the genius work of Michelangelo, that is forever etched into the walls of one of the most influential buildings in the world – the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City. But beyond the exceptional landmarks in the prolific metropolitan cities, Italy has so much more to offer.
Roughly halfway between Brescia and Verona lies Lago di Garda, or Lake Garda – the largest lake in the country. Formed from glaciers in the last Ice Age, Lago di Garda crosses the provinces of Verona, Brescia and Trentino. The lake is a valuable source of revenue for the scattering of seductive little towns which surround the lake.
Lago di Garda is situated at the foot of the Italian Alps and offers an endless list of activities to indulge in, from the enthralling to the soothing. Whether you are making your trip all about Lago di Garda, or you’re in the midst of a magical tour around Europe or the entire world, Lago di Garda is an experience so fulfilling it must be documented. Be sure to take a look at websites dedicated to Lake Garda, or perhaps if you have enough exciting stories and epic photos, you could have a go at setting up your own blog with help from sites like this.
Although a slightly expensive option, paragliding is without a doubt one of the most spectacular ways to experience the lake’s beauty. At €130 a session, the flight time (20-40 minutes) and the once in a lifetime nature of soaring through the air with man-made wings, makes the experience worth every cent.
Visit a Wine Cellar
Those who visit Italy simply must go wine tasting, as it’s one of the many cultural exports that is rejoiced the world over. Three of Italy’s 20 wine producing regions border Lago di Garda and are not to be missed.
Explore the Landscape via a Bike
From adrenaline junkies to those who enjoy a relaxing ride, the Lago di Garda landscape offers something for everyone. Cycling at a leisurely pace is a great way to see the villages and countryside that surround the lake.