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Lake Garda Holidays

Lake Garda is the largest Italian lake and it is located between Milan and Venice in Northern Italy. The provinces of Verona, Bresica and Trento divide the shoreline of Lake Garda and Lake Garda itself on the southeast, southwest and north respectively. Lake Garda is a favourite tourist destination more so due to accessibility to Lake Garda from the north through the Brenner Pass. The slim and long Lake Garda stretches from south to north. The northern end of Lake Garda is guarded by towering cliffs and mountains. The southern end of Lake Garda has low lying shore and the area has been built up for safety. The shoreline of Lake Garda is fringed by many lakeside towns with distinct character and is known for their popular holiday resorts.

Stunning Lake Garda

Lake Garda appeals to people irrespective of age. Children and families enjoy themselves at Lake Garda and come back for more every year. Lake Garda measures around 370 sq km and has the shape of an isosceles triangle. The southern end of Lake Garda seems like an inland sea. The gateway of Lake Garda is on its southwest corner, the Desenzano del Garda called the porta del lago or gateway to the lake. Lake Garda is well connected with towns on its shoreline and beyond. There are many boat services running from one town to another on Lake Garda. Roman ruins and a castle is the main attraction at the south end of Lake Garda. The village of Sirmoine is located at the south end of Lake Garda. The south-eastern corner of Lake Garda specially caters to children with two amusement parks.

General Etiquette

In Lake Garda, Italy, friends greet each other with light kisses on cheeks. This is the normal greeting on arrival and departure. Handshakes are usual in Lake Garda, Italy but not the firm ones. Being foreigners if tourists feel uncomfortable they can refrain from this form of greeting. Italians usually understand.

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Lake Garda Holidays

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