Riva del Garda
Some historical facts
With artefacts from the Roman age Riva del Garda is one of the longest settled areas at Lake Garda. Before World War 1 Riva del Garda belonged to Austrian-Hungary and was attacked by Italy during the war. After the war it went to Italy. The architecture of Riva del Garda is characterized by Austrian and Italian influences. That gives the town a special flair.
Sports in Riva del Garda
Riva del Garda is very popular among mountain bikers. The Sympatex Bikes Festival takes place every year and the Craft Bike Transalp ends in Riva del Garda. The Craft Bike Transalp is a bicycle race from Southern Germany over the Alps to Riva del Garda. The village offers like almost all towns on the northern shore excellent wind conditions for water sports like surfing or sailing.
Sights in Riva del Garda
The landmark of Riva del Garda is the 34 meters high and slightly slanted clock tower Apponale. From its top the view on the town, the harbour and Lake Garda is amazing. The tower is located on the Piazza 3 Novembre from where the way leads to the oldest part of Riva del Garda the Contrada Marocco. The Rocca del Riva is very impressive and is completely surrounded by water. Inside can be found the Museo Civico, where different exhibition pieces are posted. Despite those cultural attractions Riva del Garda offers a flourishing nature with olive trees, lemon trees.
Accommodations in Riva del Garda
Active & Family Hotel Gioiosa - Riva del Garda
The family owned holiday hotel LA GIOIOSA is situated above Riva del Garda in a district called Varone, only 200 m away from the famous waterfall "Cascata del Varone".All rooms are fully equipped with telephone, safety deposit box, shower/toilet/hair ...
Grand Hotel Liberty - Riva del Garda
The Grand Hotel Liberty is located in the beautiful village Riva del Garda at the northern shore of Lake Garda. The history-charged building is from the time of the turn-of-the-century from 19th to 20th century and was built in art nouveau.
Hotel Benacus - Riva del Garda
Located in a peaceful position, 2 km from the centre of Riva del Garda, Hotel Benacus features panoramic views of the lake. It offers a pool, a Trentino restaurant, and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV.
Hotel Residence Bellavista - Riva Del Garda
Set right on the lakeside, Hotel Residence Bellavista is in a pedestrian area in Riva del Garda’s historic centre. The My Wellness Spa features a small gym, hot tub and sauna.
Hotel Gabry - Riva del Garda
Hotel Gabry is located in the area of the Garda lake in Trentino. Overlooking the blue lake waters and amidst green olive trees, the hotel is surrounded by mountains that provide a scenary of unparalleled beauty, real paradise for the mountain bike l ...