holidays in Peschiera
Best for: Families, Cultural, Active
Transfer time: Verona 45 min
Peschiera is good family oriented resort, with plenty of activities, good transport links and Italy’s best theme parks located nearby. Peschiera is the most southern resort on Lake Garda and is where the lake drains to the Mincio Rivers. This strategic location has meant that the town has a long and battle worn history, evidence of which is seen all around the centre and in the considerable fortifications. The centre is the most vibrant part of town with historic buildings, shops and lake and river side restaurants. It is a relaxing place to spend the evening, taking in the atmosphere and scenery.
Built on 1st century Roman ruins, Peschiera offers plenty to keep guests busy with walks and exploration of the beautiful surrounding area. The town has considerable fortification including high walls, moats and a bridge. Paths lead along the walls, great for touring around the town and taking in the beautiful panoramic views of Lake Garda. The traffic free centre is filled with bars and pavement cafes, a perfect place to enjoy some local wine and food and enjoy the sunshine. From here you can also catch any number of ferries to the other lakeside resorts.
Peschiera two beaches about 10 minutes walk from the centre. Hire bikes to explore the surrounding area, a recommended route is following the Mincio river. Movieland (Canevaworld) with its Aqua paradise Park and Gardaland, Europe’s 3rd biggest, theme parks are a short bus ride away. At the end of the day enjoy a feast and show at the Medieval Times restaurant, cheer on your Knight as he fights to win the Fair Princess, in a games of horseback skills and jousting.
There is an excellent ferry and hydrofoil service to other lakeside towns. The train station has trains to Milan and Venice.
Lake Garda tour
Bolzano and Renon
Mantova and Parc Sigurta