Lake Garda Tours

Our most recommended Lake Garda Tours

Sirmione: 25 Minute Boat Cruise around the Peninsula

1. Sirmione: 25 Minute Boat Cruise around the Peninsula

The cruise departs from the small harbor in front of Sirmione Castle. Once aboard, set sail on this 25 minute sightseeing cruise and see Sirmione from a new perspective. Highlights of the tour include Maria Callas Villa, Aquaria beauty center, and the Grotte di Catullo, home to the largest Roman ruins in the north of Italy. Finally, cruise by Sirmione’s sulfur spring and watch the thermal waters bubbling up to the surface. As you head back to port, soak up stunning views of Scaligero Castle before disembarking the boat.

Lake Garda: Wine & Food Tasting Experience in Castle

2. Lake Garda: Wine & Food Tasting Experience in Castle

You will visit an original austrian fort, the seasoning area for the products, in an environment that combines tradition, modernity and technology, leaving the charm of the historical asset in which we find unchanged. You will learn about the approach, philosophy and production methods that have been passionately pursued for years. You will go then to the dedicated area, where you can taste organic wines of the territory, accompanied with quality cheeses and cured meats, and Garda olive oil paired with an artisanal focaccia of ancient grains.

Lake Garda: Wine Tour and Tasting Experience in Bardolino

3. Lake Garda: Wine Tour and Tasting Experience in Bardolino

Taste the most important wines made in the area with the guidance of a professional Sommelier, who will walk you through the tasting process and explain what makes these Italian wines so unique.  The visit begins with a guided tour of the winery where you will learn about the methods and techniques of wine production. Journey through the traditions of high-quality wine production, from the harvest from the surrounding vineyards to the final stage of bottling.  At the end of the tour, enjoy an exclusive wine tasting experience where you will sample 2 red and 2 white wine varieties paired with local products.

Valpolicella: 1.5-Hour Guided Winery Tour with Wine Tasting

4. Valpolicella: 1.5-Hour Guided Winery Tour with Wine Tasting

Discover beautiful Valpolicella on an exclusive guided winery tour and a tasting experience with a professional sommelier. During 1.5 hours, tour the vineyards and wine cellar. Learn about the history of wine and winemaking methods, and take part in an exceptional wine tasting with wines like Valpolicella Classic & Superior, and Amarone. In the Valpolicella area, the amazing landscape between Lake Garda and Verona, make a visit to a high-end winery estate and discover how high-quality wines are made. Hear the history of the estate and explanations of the methods and techniques of wine production. Follow the journey from the grape harvest in the vineyard located in the surrounding area to the final stage of the bottling. After your tour, taste a selection of 6 delicious quality wines, such as Valpolicella, Recioto, and Amarone, accompanied by a selection of local cured meats and cheeses. Let an expert guide you through the tasting as you listen to in-depth commentary on the particularity of these premium Italian wines.

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

5. 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.

Lazise: Vineyard Tour and Organic Wine Tasting

6. Lazise: Vineyard Tour and Organic Wine Tasting

Explore a recently built organic winery in Lazise. Go on a guided tour of the estate and the farm's wine cellar, followed by a tasting of 5 different wines accompanied by savory snacks. Head to the winery, which is located along the eastern shore of Lake Garda and surrounded by picturesque landscapes. Here, you'll meet your guide to begin your tour of the vineyards. Discover the different varieties of grapes grown here and find out about the farm's sustainable approach. From here, make your way to the wine cellar to learn more about wine production. See the working instruments, both old and new, and hear about the production methods used by the farm. Then, follow your guide to the tasting area to sample 5 of the estate's best wines accompanied by cured meats, bread sticks, cheese, and olives produced on the wine farm. At the end of your winery experience, feel free to visit the modern wine shop and purchase a few bottles of their wine to take with you.

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based on 235 reviews

This was such a fun activity! Barbara welcomed us at the vineyard and she’d pulled together a cozy set up. We were 3 couples and one small family. She explained each wine and poured us very generous helpings. We tasted 7 wines in total. The olive oil and bread was delicious too! We ordered some wine to be shipped to Netherlands and within 24h got a notification that it’s been shipped. Love supporting local family owned vineyards, and this one is fantastic!

Easy to find and friendly welcome followed by a brilliant tour. We were at 5pm, the last one of the day, so our driver/captain took us all the way round to the other side of the castle!

Nette Führung über die Weinberge, durch den Weinkeller und anschliessend eine Weinverkostung mit einem Snäck und super Erklärungen. Es war toll!

This was a fantastic little cruise that was both informative and fun. Guide was great and my family says it was a highlight of the vacation!

Really fun ride around the lake. Very good thing to do before tasting Gelato in Sirmione.