Seafront, harbour and old town
This are the three landmarks that characterize Garda. The spacious seafront to Bardolino offers the possibility for ample promenades. From the small harbour ships leave for the other towns at Lake Garda. Right behind the harbour lies the charming old town of Garda with houses in Venetian style, lots of shop, bars and restaurants where you can sit back and relax from your shopping or sightseeing tour.
Attractions at Garda
When you like to see some cultural sights you can visit different churches, buildings and places. One church is the parish church Santa Maria Maggiore that was built in the 16th century in Baroque style or the Palazzo dei Capitani und die Villa Canossa from the 18th century.
Some historic facts
The discovery of old lake dwellings indicates an early settlement in Garda. In the 5th century Garda was mentioned the first time, when the king of the Goth build the Rocca di Garda. The castle is located on a rock, overlooking Garda. But nowadays there are only remains of the castle. The Venetians destroyed it in the 16th century.
The most beautiful bay
On the promontory Punta San Vigilio, which is located northern of Garda, is one of the most beautiful beaches at Lake Garda. It is called Baia delle Sirene and is a private beach, but can be used for a fee. On the beach you can enjoy a program for the whole family and some deckchairs.
The Mediterranean vegetation with cypress trees, myrtle and oleander gives Garda a special charm and a lovely atmosphere.
Accommodations in Garda
Casa Bran - Costermano
This holiday apartment is located in Residence Bran & Denise, located above Lake Garda 3 km from the town of Garda and the lake. The residence is on a large property of approx. 20,000 square metres with various buildings containing various types ...
Celio - Costermano
This lovely residence is located about 3 km from the centre of Garda and Lake Garda. The residence has a total of 10 cheerily furnished apartments and a panoramic view of the lake. It is an ideal place for a sporting and relaxing holiday. For cyclist ...
Grazia - Costermano
The apartments of this residence are situated in a panoramic position, just only 800 m above the lake and about 2 km from the centre of Torri del Benaco, with bar, restaurants and shops. The residence consists of 8 apartments, between ground floor an ...
Hotel Poiano - Garda
High in the hills around Garda, Hotel Poiano includes an outdoor olympic swimming pool and 6 clay tennis courts. The resort offers a free shuttle into the town centre.
Hotel Villa Ca Nova - Garda
Villa Ca' Nova is just 300 metres from the lakeside promenade and the centre of Garda. It offers a swimming pool and a panoramic terrace where you can enjoy breakfast. All rooms at this 3-star hotel come with satellite TV and a minibar.