8 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

8 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

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Start: Milan
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Malcesine
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Castelnuovo del Garda
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h
End: Milan

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Malcesine

Malcesine ©
Malcesine is a comune (municipality) on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km northwest of Venice and about 40km northwest of Verona.Geography and divisionsThe comune of Malcesine consists of Navene, Campagnola, Malcesine proper, Val di Sogno and Cassone. On the 25th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Integrale Gardesana Orientale, make a trip to The Bastion, and then step into the grandiose world of Arco Castle. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta, explore the historical opulence of Scaliger Castle in Malcesine, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eremo dei Santi Benigno e Caro, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountbaldo, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Lago.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Malcesine road trip website.

Milan to Malcesine is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In March in Malcesine, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Castelnuovo del Garda.

Things to do in Malcesine

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

The Bastion, Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta, Arco Castle
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Scaliger Castle in Malcesine ©
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine
Mountbaldo ©
Mountbaldo
Museo del Lago ©
Museo del Lago

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nights
Castelnuovo del Garda

Castelnuovo del Garda ©
Castelnuovo del Garda is an Italian comune (municipality), in the Province of Verona, in Veneto, on a couple of morainic hills few kilometers south-east from Garda lake. Explore Castelnuovo del Garda's surroundings by going to Sirmione (Castello Scaligero, Grotte di Catullo, &more), Tremosine (Pieve Di Tremosine & Strada della Forra) and Lago di Garda (in Garda). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park, don't miss a visit to Lungolago di Lazise, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Gardaland SEA LIFE Aquarium, and appreciate the history behind Torre di San Martino della Battaglia .

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Castelnuovo del Garda trip planner.

You can take a bus from Malcesine to Castelnuovo del Garda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Castelnuovo del Garda are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Castelnuovo del Garda

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lazise, Sirmione, Salo, San Felice del Benaco, Tremosine
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Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo

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