Destination of the Week – Lake Garda, Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๏ธ

TOP 5 THINGS TO DO

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Pick a lemon in Limone sul Garda – on the north west shore of Lake Garda. Limone really is picture perfect. Houses covered in geraniums and bougainvillaea, cobbled streets and quirky cafes

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Visit the hillside estate in the town of Gardone Riviera, the Il Vittoriale degli Italiani was the residence of the Italian writer, Gabriele Dโ€™Annunzio from 1922 until his death in 1938. The estate consists of the Priory, an amphitheater, mausoleum, boathouse, a battleship and plenty of landscaped gardens.

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Grotte di Catullo is a great day out, located on the southern shore of Lake Garda in Sirmione these ruins of a roman villa are a spectacular sight.

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น In Malcesine take the Cable car (weather permitting) to the top of Monte Baldo which will give you the most amazing views of the area.

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Go on a boat trip. You cannot truly appreciate how spectacular Garda Lake – Lago di Garda – Gardasee is if you donโ€™t see it from the water. The dramatic fjord-like Northern end of the lake is surrounded by towering mountains and the views are just spectacular!

Arundel Travel Destination Lake Garda-Sirmione

WHERE TO STAY

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Great Value

Hotel Porto Azzurro, Sirmione

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Historic

Hotel Sole – Riva del Garda – One of the most historic hotels in Riva Del Garda

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Something Special

Hotel Savoy Palace – Gardone Riviera

HOW TO GET THERE

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Fly direct from Leeds/Bradford International Airport.

GETTING AROUND

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Like the water taxis, the public buses are run a great service around the lake.

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Spend the day in Verona, the train service runs frequently throughout the week making it easy for you to have a whistle stop tour of the beautiful city.

Arundel Travel Destination Lake Garda-Verona

TRY THE TRADITIONAL FOOD

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Yota is a stew made of beans, sauerkraut, potatoes, ham and sometimes smoked ribs. This type of food is usually served with a lot of garlic and it stands out as a common main course.

TRY BEFORE YOU GO

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Visit our very own slice of Italy, the delicious riverside restaurant Buon Apps Otley

Ciao

Helen x

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