Italy’s largest and most beautiful freshwater lake, fringed by olive groves, vineyards, picturesque villages and medieval castles. A wonderful place to windsurf, sail, swim - or just ramble round the shores. Exquisite natural beauty, along with an amazing choice of Europe’s most exciting amusement parks.

You Said

"The lake is an amazing destination with something for everyone and a beautiful place to be. We were fortunate to enjoy good weather throughout our stay." Claire from Surrey

Your Regional Specialist Gill

“It’s hard to beat the array of options a Garda holiday offers; beaches, fantastic cities, theme parks, boat trips, bike trails, and irresistible café culture and you can see why it’s the UK’s favourite Italian camping adventure. Take the trip today for a fun holiday with everything your family could want on a trip to Italy."

Hidden Gem: Tower of San Martino

This 74 metre high tower offers fantastic panoramic views of Lake Garda. Each of the 8 floors showcase paintings of Italy’s great battles for independence.

Old Favourite: Desenzano del Garda

This stunning town never fails to delight with wonderful food markets every Tuesday offering local produce. Pop in to enjoy some fantastic treats at great value.

Local Cuisine: Local Cheeses

Lake Garda is located in one of the largest cheese-making regions in Italy. Marscarpone, gorgonzola, Taleggio and Grana Padano all call the Lombardy region their home.

What to See & Do: Gardaland

Gardaland is one of Europe's largest theme parks and it's a short drive away with rides and shows for all the family. You can also try nearby Caneva World Waterpark for more thrills and spills.

Festivals & Events: Tortellini Valeggio

On the bridge of Borghetto once a year in June, six thousand people join for an incredible feast to celebrate the Tortellini Valeggio that the town is famous for. The enormous table stretches over 650 metres!

Beaches & Lakes: Lake Garda

The Italian Lakes offer unforgettable scenery. It's a mix of fishing ports and pretty resorts set to a backdrop of pristine mountains and wilderness. Lake Garda absorbs the sun's rays and a ring of mountains stores the heat.