8 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

8 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

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8 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
+3
Fly + Shuttle + Train + Bus:  8 h
1
Malcesine
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Sirmione
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

4
nights
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. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Tourism and MAG Museo Alto Garda. Get some cultural insight at Monte Brione and Scaliger Castle in Malcesine. Get out of town with these interesting Malcesine side-trips: Riva Del Garda (Valle di Ledro, Santa Barbara Church, & more) and Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta (in Torbole). There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Val di Sogno, stop by Enoteca Sweet Dream, take in the awesome beauty at Mountbaldo, and take a peaceful walk through Riserva Naturale Integrale Gardesana Orientale.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Malcesine trip planner .

Valletta, Malta to Malcesine is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, train, and bus. Traveling from Valletta in July, Malcesine is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sirmione.

Things to do in Malcesine

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Riva Del Garda, Limone sul Garda, Valle di Ledro, Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta
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Mountbaldo ©
Mountbaldo
Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta ©
MAG Museo Alto Garda ©
MAG Museo Alto Garda

3
nights
Sirmione

Sirmione ©
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chiesetta di S. Anna and Villa Calicantus. Appreciate the collections at Museo dell'Olio d'Oliva and Cantina Zeni e Museo del Vino. Explore Sirmione's surroundings by going to Isola del Garda (in San Felice del Benaco) and Il Vittoriale degli Italiani (in Gardone Riviera). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Rocca Scaligera di Sirmione, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino, make a trip to Mura di Lazise, and explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sirmione trip planning app .

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Malcesine to Sirmione in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. July in Sirmione sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sirmione

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bardolino, Lazise, Isola del Garda, Il Vittoriale degli Italiani
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Isola del Garda ©
Isola del Garda
Museo Dell'olio D'oliva ©
Museo Dell'olio D'oliva
Villa Calicantus ©
Villa Calicantus

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