9 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

9 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

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9 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  8​h
1
Riva Del Garda
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sirmione
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

5
nights
Riva Del Garda

Riva Del Garda ©
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Change things up with these side-trips from Riva Del Garda: Lago di Garda (in Garda) and Mountbaldo (in Malcesine). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Old Ponale Road Path, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta, explore the historical opulence of Scaliger Castle in Malcesine, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Monte Brione.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Riva Del Garda tour itinerary planner .

London, UK to Riva Del Garda is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from London to Riva Del Garda, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, Riva Del Garda is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sirmione.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Malcesine, Limone sul Garda, Lago di Garda, Strada della Forra, Bike Shuttle Station Torbole by Velolake
Find places to stay May 23 — 28:
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Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda
Mountbaldo ©
Mountbaldo
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine ©
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine

3
nights
Sirmione

Sirmione ©
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Explore Sirmione's surroundings by going to Villa Calicantus (in Calmasino), Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda) and Lungolago di Bardolino (in Bardolino). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino, admire the masterpieces at Bottega d'Arte Benaco, and explore the historical opulence of Scaligero Castle.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sirmione driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Riva Del Garda to Sirmione in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sirmione

Theme Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Lungolago di Bardolino, Bottega d'Arte Benaco, Gardaland Park
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
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Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Cascina Maddalena ©
Cascina Maddalena

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