15 days in Lake Garda & Bergamo Itinerary

15 days in Lake Garda & Bergamo Itinerary

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15 days in Lake Garda & Bergamo Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Train:  7 h 30 min
1
Sirmione
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Riva Del Garda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Bergamo
— 7 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
Sirmione

Sirmione ©
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Take a break from the city and head to Jamaica Beach and Punta di San Vigilio. Scaligero Castle and Grotte di Catullo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Sirmione: Bardolino (Guerrieri Rizzardi & Cantina Zeni e Museo del Vino), Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda) and Lazise (Movieland Park & Tinazzi). It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Cascina Maddalena and stop by Manufacto Galleria Artigiana.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sirmione trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Sirmione is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Sirmione, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, things will get little chillier in Sirmione: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Sirmione

Theme Parks Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Lazise, Bardolino, Gardaland Park, Punta di San Vigilio
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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Villa Calicantus ©
Villa Calicantus
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero

3
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. Get in touch with nature at Old Ponale Road Path and Lago di Ledro. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa Barbara Church and Scaliger Castle in Malcesine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Riva Del Garda: Lago di Garda (in Garda) and Mountbaldo (in Malcesine). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, don't miss a visit to Strada della Forra, take a peaceful walk through Riserva Naturale Integrale Gardesana Orientale, and stop by Atelier Rosa Concept Store.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Riva Del Garda trip planning app .

Getting from Sirmione to Riva Del Garda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Riva Del Garda can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bergamo.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Malcesine, Ledro, Strada della Forra, Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, Lago di Garda
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Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda
Mountbaldo ©
Mountbaldo
Lago di Ledro ©
Lago di Ledro

7
nights
Bergamo

Bergamo ©
In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia Tranquilla and Riva Bianca Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Citta Alta and Mura Venete. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bergamo: Castello di Vezio (in Vezio), Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte (in Varenna) and Bellagio (Azalea - Silk of Como & Enoteca Principessa). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, identify plant and animal life at I Falconieri del Feudo, view the masterpieces at Chiosco Villa Carlotta, and stroll through Sentiero 6 - Valbasca.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bergamo road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Bergamo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Bergamo can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bergamo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Como, Verona, Lake Como, Bellagio, Micromercato Moltrasio
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La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta
Riva Bianca Beach ©
Riva Bianca Beach
Azienda Agricola FlaTio ©
Azienda Agricola FlaTio

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