Riva del Garda

Riva del Garda is a picturesque town located on the northern shore of Lake Garda, in the Trentino-Alto Adige region of northern Italy. This town is known for its beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, and its proximity to the Dolomite Mountains, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Riva del Garda also has a rich history, with its ancient castle and historic city center. To learn more about Riva del Garda, visit the official tourism website for the town: https://www.gardatrentino.it/en/Riva-del-Garda/

Highlights of Riva del Garda:

  1. Varone Waterfall - a stunning waterfall located just a few kilometers from Riva del Garda. The waterfall cascades down a rocky gorge and can be viewed from a wooden walkway that leads visitors to a cave behind the falls. https://www.gardatrentino.it/en/Varone-waterfall/
  2. Monte Brione - a beautiful mountain located just outside of Riva del Garda. The mountain offers several hiking trails with breathtaking views of Lake Garda and the surrounding mountains. https://www.gardatrentino.it/en/Monte-Brione/
  3. Rocca di Riva - a medieval castle located in the center of Riva del Garda. The castle has a rich history dating back to the 12th century and offers panoramic views of the town and the lake. https://www.gardatrentino.it/en/Rocca-di-Riva/
  4. Porto San Nicolò - a beautiful harbor located in Riva del Garda. The harbor is surrounded by colorful buildings and is a popular destination for boat tours and water sports. https://www.gardatrentino.it/en/Porto-San-Nicolo/
  5. Parco Grotta Cascata Varone - a beautiful park located near the Varone waterfall. The park features a botanical garden with exotic plants, a museum showcasing the history of the waterfall, and a restaurant serving local cuisine. https://www.gardatrentino.it/en/Parco-Grotta-Cascata-Varone/

Directions to Riva del Garda:

By Car: Riva del Garda is located around 150 km from Milan and 60 km from Verona. The town is easily accessible by car via the A22 motorway. There are several paid parking areas located in the center of Riva del Garda.

By Plane: The nearest airports to Riva del Garda are Verona Airport and Brescia Airport. From there, you can take a bus or a train to Riva del Garda. The journey takes around 1-2 hours, depending on the mode of transportation.