Boating holidays on Lake Garda. Explore the regions of Lombardy, Trentino Alto-Adige and the Veneto.
Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy at 370 kmq, and is an incredibly popular destination for Italians - 7% of whom take to enjoy its magnificence every year! It is situated between Brescia and Verona, and surrounded by a morainic hill and mountain range that was left following a glacial recession - this shape harbours a very mild Mediterranean climate.
The area is graced with strong colours of rich blues, greens and stone greys, and has some flourishing vegetation including olive and lemon groves, cypresses and orange trees.
Best time to travel: The weather conditions for sailing trips on Lake Garda are ideal between May and October.
Costs: A weekend sailing trip on Lake Garda starts at around €100, with week-long sailing adventures from €400.
Sailing on Lake Garda:
The constant winds around the Lake Garda area make for incredible conditions for sailing. What is known as the Ora, brings in gusts from the south, and what is known as the Pelér, brings in gusts from the north - this constant flow between the two makes for one of the worlds best sailing environments, and are Garda is renowned for having one of the best Italian regattas!
The aforementioned conditions, combined with incredible natural beauty of the surrounding landscapes and rich surrounding cultural heritage such as the Scaligero Castle - make it the full package for a sailing trip.