8 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

8 days in Lake Garda Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus:  11 h
1
Malcesine
— 3 nights
Foot + Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Sirmione
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Train + Bus + Fly:  7 h
End: Brussels

3
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. Get some cultural insight at Santa Barbara Church and Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin). Relax by the water at Sabbioni Beach and Spiaggia di Posterna. Venture out of the city with trips to Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta (in Torbole), Limone sul Garda (Museum of Tourism & Enoteca, Rumteca, Whiskyteca, Sweet Dream) and Riva Del Garda (Catena Square, Torre Apponale, &more). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mountbaldo, admire the verdant scenery at Val di Sogno, step into the grandiose world of Scaliger Castle in Malcesine, and examine the collection at Arboretum of Arco.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Malcesine trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Malcesine is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in August; daily highs in Malcesine reach 35°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Sirmione.

Things to do in Malcesine

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Riva Del Garda, Limone sul Garda, Valle di Ledro, Arboretum of Arco, Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta
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Mountbaldo ©
Mountbaldo
Sabbioni Beach
Sabbioni Beach
Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin) ©
Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin)

3
nights
Sirmione

Sirmione ©
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castello Scaligero and Cantina Zeni e Museo del Vino. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grotte di Catullo and Chiesetta di S. Anna. Get out of town with these interesting Sirmione side-trips: Isola del Garda (in San Felice del Benaco), Il Vittoriale degli Italiani (in Gardone Riviera) and Villa Calicantus (in Calmasino). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino, take in panoramic vistas at Torre di San Martino della Battaglia , take in the pleasant sights at Lungolago di Bardolino, and see the interesting displays at Museo Dell'olio D'oliva.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sirmione route site.

You can ride a ferry from Malcesine to Sirmione in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. August in Sirmione sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sirmione

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Bardolino, Isola del Garda, Il Vittoriale degli Italiani, Auriga Gioielli, Torre di San Martino della Battaglia
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Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Villa Calicantus ©
Villa Calicantus
Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino ©
Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino

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