15 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

15 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

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15 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

Start: Belfast
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  7 h 45 min
1
Sirmione
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Riva Del Garda
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
3
Malcesine
— 7 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Belfast

4
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 Bracco Baldo Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Villa Calicantus and Scaligero Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sirmione: Brescia (Percorso Archeologico Di Palazzo Martinengo & Tempio Capitolino e Piazza del Foro), Ferghettina (in Adro) and Cantina Zeni e Museo del Vino (in Bardolino). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo dell'Olio d'Oliva, walk around Parco delle Fucine, delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo, and don't miss a visit to Mura di Lazise.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sirmione trip builder site .

Belfast, UK to Sirmione is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Belfast to Sirmione due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Belfast in August: highs in Sirmione hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Sirmione

Wineries Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bardolino, Brescia, Mura di Lazise, Ferghettina, Bracco Baldo Beach
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Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo
Villa Calicantus ©
Villa Calicantus
Cantina Zeni e Museo del Vino ©
Cantina Zeni e Museo del Vino

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. Explore hidden gems such as Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin) and MAG Museo Alto Garda. Get in touch with nature at Sabbioni Beach and Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta. Go for a jaunt from Riva Del Garda to Garda to see Lago di Garda about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazza 3 Novembre, engage your brain at Museo delle Palafitte del Lago di Ledro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Barbara Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval Village of Canale.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Riva Del Garda tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Sirmione to Riva Del Garda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Malcesine.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lago di Garda, Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta, Museo delle Palafitte del Lago di Ledro, Medieval Village of Canale
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Sabbioni Beach
Sabbioni Beach
Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta ©
Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta
MAG Museo Alto Garda ©
MAG Museo Alto Garda

7
nights
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like PDC Cartizze and Parasailing & Paragliding. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cantina San Gregorio and Santuario Basilica Madonna della Corona. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malcesine: Arte Sella (in Borgo Valsugana), Santa Giuliana (in Vigo di Fassa) and Levico Terme (Spiaggia Lido di Levico & Forte Colle Delle Benne). There's lots more to do: hike along Cascate di Vallesinella, explore the historical opulence of Castel Beseno, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Ritorto, and contemplate the long history of Forte Belvedere.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Malcesine driving holiday site .

Malcesine is just a stone's throw from Riva Del Garda. In August in Malcesine, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Malcesine

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lavarone, Levico Terme, Pinzolo, Valdobbiadene, Rabbi
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Parasailing & Paragliding
PDC Cartizze ©
PDC Cartizze
Cantina San Gregorio ©
Cantina San Gregorio

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