The sheer beauty that Italy offers sometimes goes unnoticed by the average holidaymakers opting instead for a beach holiday or a hotel with a fabulous pool. When your children are young, all you want is for them to be happy, and by doing so some truly spectacular alternative destinations are missed entirely.
Lake Garda holidays offer the visitor a retreat into the Italian mountains and allow them to be surrounded by enormous amounts of natural beauty throughout their stay. With so much to do on Italian lakes holidays, it’ll be difficult to comprehend why you haven’t made a visit sooner.
It is advisable to hire a car to allow you to fully appreciate the beauty that the area holds. Having the freedom to drive where you like means that you will be able to uncover some secluded beauty spots that the normal tourist would ordinarily miss.
For scenic panoramas, head to the north of the lake where you will be spoilt for choice of beauty spots. Take a drive around the scenic roads and stop to catch your breath whilst admiring the views.
Spend a day visiting the town of Limone sul Garda. Ascend the hills to Tremosine where you will be able to capture some breathtaking views.
There’s a huge range of watersports available on the lakes, as well as a whole host of outdoor pursuits nearby, including canyoning, climbing and tandem paragliding, not to mention attempting the via ferrata, making climbing and walking along isolated routes more possible.
If you’re travelling with family or even as a group of friends, spend a day at Gardaland – apparently the third best theme park in Europe, and enough to quench any rollercoaster fan’s thirst for thrills.
Lake Garda and the nearby Lake Como are two of the most beautiful lakes in Europe, and with the multitude of activities available here, the chance of boredom isn’t just slight, but nigh on impossible for families, couples and groups alike.