Why Lake Garda should be part of your Euro trip!

23rd Jan 2017
Photo of Lake Garda by Sindhu Chandra
Photo of Lake Garda by Sindhu Chandra
Photo of Riva del Garda, Province of Trento, Italy by Sindhu Chandra
Photo of Riva del Garda, Province of Trento, Italy by Sindhu Chandra
Photo of Riva del Garda, Province of Trento, Italy by Sindhu Chandra
Photo of Riva del Garda, Province of Trento, Italy by Sindhu Chandra

Being an Italian, I can't tell which part was the best but this one was quite awesome, You will be loved and adored with the beauty of hills, rivers and the people around here, The first thing that hits you about the location – it is literally in the middle of nowhere. The journey starts from where I live( trento, ITALY) - to a place called RIVA DEL GARDA,

I am taking you people to, A beautiful and breathtaking panoramic view of lake with Olive green water surrounded by misty mountains, and named as the largest lake in Europe.

don't want to drag it, just wanted to make it simple,

How to reach:

my journey starts from where i live,

1) Trento to Riva del Garda via sarche,

2) Trento Riva del Garda via Rovereto.

Trento to Riva Del Garda bus route is within the mountains by two directions with a cost of 3.7 Euro and will reach there in 40min. The bus frequency is for each 30 min. Interestingly the people at sitting desk shall give a clear info. The bus journey in the mountains in the springtime extremely awesome, we can have a look of the wine yards, apple gardens with a great green view. With a soothing spell in very spectacular way. After reaching the Garda, there will be little walk with signs showing to the the lake in an easy way. As you enter into the premises of the Garda, you will feel the wind patterns touching you in a cool way to excite you to reach the place. As you enter the view of the lake, will be charmed with olive green water, waves and covered misty mountains. In summer, it is a great place to relax and have fun. Where you find the Italy’s finest pizza and wine as a favorite food to have near lake.


this lake is surrounded by beautiful mountains, Monte Baldo is a famous tourist destination for lovers of hiking trails, downhill bikers and paragliding and it is easily accessible by cablecar from Malcesine. Monte Baldo is the best place for hiking at 2000 meters with views of Lake Garda from Riva del Garda and the Trentino mountains to Malcesine, Limone and the south.

Cable car:

it wil start from Malcesine (VR), Funivia (cableway) for Monte Baldo, Via Navene Vecchia n°12, info funiviedelbaldo.it, end point is Funivia station in Malcesine.

telephone number +39 045 7400206

By car :

From the A22 highway choose exit Rovereto Sud and follow the directions for Torbole – Lake Garda North. As soon as you reach Torbole, follow the signs for Malcesine. In Malcesine turn left at the first roundabout and follow the directions for the cableway station.

Bus :

From Riva del Garda and Verona daily buses for Malcesine.

Ferry Boat: from April to October Malcesine del Garda is connected with the main cities of the lake; for info call 800-551801


Malcesine (VR), in near the cableway station in Via Vecchia n°12


The cableway that connects Malcesine to Monte Baldo is open the entire year; from March to November a cable car starts every 30 minutes from 8.00 am to 5 pm. The cable car, starting from the Station in Malcesine, reaches an intermediate station 'San Michele' where a second cable car bring you to the top of Monte Baldo. The second cable car routates 360° on its axis, allowing visitors a panaromic view of Lake Garda. Every 30 minutes from the morning to the late afternoon, a cable car connects the Monte Baldo station with Malcesine.

A beautiful view on the mountains is what you can see as soon you reach Monte Baldo station. Following the directions for the Colma di Malcesine turn to the left at the station; after a few minutes you reach the green fields over the lake. Here during the sunny days the paragliders prepare their equipment and start their flight that will bring them to Malcesine. The trail continues to the top of the mountain until you reach the panoramic view point; the view of the Garda Trentino is unique. Not enough words could describe this amazing view. From this point it is possible to follow the trail on the right or to go back to the station. The trail on the right will bring you to the station in half an hour.

more info :




How to reach Trentino:

From Venice airport, there are many buses, that will drop you till Venice train station called Venezia Santa Lucia railway station, from there Forccia rossa, Frecciabinca are connecting, fast trains.

1. There are trains which starts from Trento and end at Venice.

2. Fast trains are connecting trains: like from Verona or Bolzana

3. By looking at the train number we will find out and thats easy in finding

4. Slow train 3 hrs 30 min journey, fast train 2 hours.

5. Forccia rossa, Frecciabinca are connecting, fast trains.

Regionale, Regionale veloce are medium fast trains

link to check train fares and timings: