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From Tignale: Drena Canyoning Tour for Beginners

1. From Tignale: Drena Canyoning Tour for Beginners

Let your guide share their passion for canyoning with you on this trip through the canyons at Gumpenfever. Use high-quality equipment to explore the natural wonders of these stunning canyons.  Meet your guide and get suited up. Stay warm while you are in the water with a neoprene suit and socks and keep your head safe with a helmet. Get hands-on instruction at every step of the tour from your guide.  Try jumping into the water from a height of 5 meters or repelling down the cliffs. Experience the fun of sliding down a 14-meter natural slide. Know that your guide is happy to keep activities in your comfort zone through finding alternative ways down. 

Lake Garda: Cavour Water Park Skip-the-Line Entrance Ticket

2. Lake Garda: Cavour Water Park Skip-the-Line Entrance Ticket

Get transported to the paradisiacal beaches of the Caribbean while in Italy at the award-winning Cavour Water Park. Skip the entrance lines, then spend the day exploring the attractions that will keep all the family entertained, from children's slides to wellness spots. Once inside, discover the beach hangouts like Palm Beach, a natural white sand beach surrounded by a palm grove. Unwind from the stresses of daily life and immerse yourself in the Caribbean daydream. At Cocobay, find a private hot whirlpool and all kinds of comforts like sun loungers with canopied parasols, comfortable armchairs, and much more. Take advantage of the Tiki bar directly on the beach for fresh cocktails and smoothies. Let the children loose in the waterfalls and slides of Paradise Island, as well as Adventure Rock, an attraction carved into the rocks. For the adventurous, head to Rain Forest to test your balance or zoom down Iceberg, a six-lane sliding hill immersed in the Arctic ice. Wellness lovers, make sure to check out the Roman whirlpool and Kneipp path with hot and cold water. Or, visit the immense spaces for practicing sports, like beach volleyball and soccer. Numerous refreshment points and kiosks are located throughout the park.

Lake Garda: Historic Castle Cruise with Wine Tasting

3. Lake Garda: Historic Castle Cruise with Wine Tasting

Discover the charm of Lake Garda on a half-day speedboat tour, where you will see the various castles and villas, enjoy a regional wine tasting, and get a chance to swim in its refreshing waters. Start your cruise from Sirmione’s harbor, located next to the Scaligero Castle of Sirmione, offering a perfect postcard view as you start your lake cruise.  Continue towards the Lazise Castle, a medieval fortress with imposing towers and defense walls. Enjoy a wine tasting in Bardolino guided by a professional sommelier who will explain to you the unique characteristics of this regional wine.  Take a dive into the emerald lake waters to cool off and enjoy a relaxing break at the shores of Villa Canossa. Admire the timeless beauty of Torri del Benaco Scaligero Castle, a fortress of Roman origins, before navigating back to the Port of Sirmione.

From Lake Garda: Full-Day Guided Group Tour of Venice

4. From Lake Garda: Full-Day Guided Group Tour of Venice

Spend the day in one of the world’s most romantic cities on a full-day guided tour to Venice from Lake Garda. Travel across the Veneto on an air-conditioned bus, and hop on a private boat to the heart of the city. Finally, join a walking tour from St. Mark's Square to Rialto Bridge. Following your pick-up from various points in the Lake Garda region, including Limone, Riva del Garda and Bardolino, transfer to Venice with a short coffee break (at your expense) near Soave. Arrive in Venice by 11:00 AM and hop on a private boat and cross the lagoon to St. Mark's. Take a 40-minute walking tour of St. Mark's Square, complete with a guide and headphones, and see some of the city’s most famous landmarks, such as St. Mark's Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs, and the Campanile. Stroll the main streets to the Rialto Bridge and other monuments of “La Serenissima.” Learn more about the Republic of Venice and how it came to dominate the east and the west as the “Queen of the Adriatic.” The central district is teeming with beautiful squares, canals, crumbling mansions, ancient churches, artist workshops, and bridges — all of which you get to admire on this tour. In the afternoon, get some free time to relax and explore Venice on your own. Go off the beaten path for a more authentic look at everyday life in the city, or just sit back and people-watch in one of the many cafés of Piazza San Marco. At the end of the day trip, jump back on the boat to get from St. Mark's Square to the transfer bus at approximately 5:45 PM.

Lake Garda: 2-Hour Guided Trike Tour

5. Lake Garda: 2-Hour Guided Trike Tour

Do something different on your trip to Lake Garda and experience the stunning scenery and pretty villages by trike. Get behind the wheel to experience its low center of gravity, ultra-wide tires and high performance. Benefit from a short introduction on how to drive the trike from an experienced guide on arrival. Then, head for the hills and pass typical villages far from the crowds. Venture down winding side roads and stop at breathtaking vantage points to take stunning photos of the coastline. Return along a scenic coastal road and turn heads as you make your way back to the starting point.

Peschiera: Half-Day Lake Garda Cruise

6. Peschiera: Half-Day Lake Garda Cruise

Discover the natural beauty of Lake Garda on a half-day trip from Peschiera del Garda. After visiting islands and natural parks, go for a swim and stop for a light lunch on board. Start your 4-hour cruise at lunch time with a brief explanation of the attractions you will see during navigation. Then relax and enjoy your natural surroundings as you cruise along to various points of interest. During the cruise you'll have the chance to see Lazise Castle, Rocca di Garda, Villa Canossa, Punta San Vigilio, Isola del Garda, Isola San Biagio, Baia Verde, Rocca di Manerba Natural Park, Jamaica Beach Sirmione and Grotte di Catullo. During the tour, take a swim directly from the boat, and enjoy a light lunch included in the tour price.

Garda Lake: Canyoning Adventure Tour

7. Garda Lake: Canyoning Adventure Tour

We will walk the entire hole formed by the Vione stream that flows from Tignale down to Lake Garda. In this canyon there is the right water flow for diving and fun slides but not only jumps and toboggans….you will face breathless abseilings on waterfalls!!! There is no need to be expert to make the canyoning, and so far as someone did not want to jump, can be surely dropped with the ropes. You’ll be completely sorrounded by nature in a magic environment with crystal clear water and breathtaking landscapes.

Valpolicella: Wine and Food Tour with Professional Sommelier

8. Valpolicella: Wine and Food Tour with Professional Sommelier

Discover the unique wines of Valpolicella on a guided wine and food tour departing from Lake Garda. Learn from a professional Sommelier about the wines and food of the region. Enjoy a friendly welcome at the winery by the tour guide who will guide you in this fantastic wine experience. A professional Sommelier will lead you through the history of the winery, the park with its green gardens, and the splendid villa Giona, before visiting the barrel area and tasting its historic wines. After visiting the barrel site and the interior areas of the wine cellar, enjoy an exclusive wine tasting experience where you will sample 2 white wines and 4 red wine varieties including Amarone paired with local products such as cheese and salami from the Valpolicella area.

From Lake Garda: Venice Full-Day Tour

9. From Lake Garda: Venice Full-Day Tour

Spend the day in one of the world’s most romantic cities on a full-day tour to Venice from Lake Garda. On the journey from the Lake Garda region to Venice, you'll stop for a short coffee break near Soave, and then hop on-board a private boat to cruise into the heart of the floating city. The estimated time of arrival in Venice is 11:00 AM. There will be a chance to book an optional 25-minute gondola ride, this is booked with your tour guide on the bus to Venice. While in Venice, take a walking tour of St Mark's with a guide and headphones and see many of the city’s most famous landmarks, such as St. Mark's Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs, and the Campanile. Stroll along the main streets to the Rialto Bridge and other monuments of La Serenissima. In the afternoon, you have some free time to relax and explore on your own. Go off the beaten path for a more authentic look at everyday life in the city. At a given time, a motor boat will be waiting to take you from St. Mark's Square to the transfer bus which will take you back to Lake Garda.

Lake Garda: Beginner Paragliding Experience

10. Lake Garda: Beginner Paragliding Experience

See Lake Garda from the sky on this adventurous paragliding tour for beginners. Take in unforgettable views of this picturesque part of Italy. After a minivan drive and a short walk up in to the mountains, you'll have a safety briefing from your instructor and then suit up for your flight. You'll take in spectacular views of the southern part of Lake Garda as you soar above it. Experience 10 memorable minutes of flight amid some spectacular scenery.

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What people are saying about Lake Garda

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 464 reviews

I speak on behalf of my parents, to whom I gave this experience: they were enthusiastic, impeccable organization, very nice guide, splendid places, the thrill of the motorboat, the beauty of Garda and the food and wine experience. They will repeat without a doubt!

Excellent from start to finish, boat trip was good fun and wine tasting very good, we left with 4 of the recommended wines.

We really enjoyed the tour it was a nice ride up the mountain to see the views of the lake and the tour guide was very nice

Anna and Lisa were great and had everything under control. Was great fun.

Very competent tour guide, bus ride in order many positive impressions.