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Peschiera holidays

Sunny Peschiera is located on the scenic southern end of Lake Garda. With a historical town centre, transport links that are second to none and some of Italy’s biggest and best attractions nearby, this is a fantastic place to stay where all ages can enjoy a varied and unforgettable holiday.

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At a glance: • Sunny southern town • short airport transfer • scenic lakeside

Great for: • Transport links • days out • walking & cycling

Sunny Peschiera is located on the scenic southern end of Lake Garda. With a historical town centre, transport links that are second to none and some of Italy’s biggest and best attractions nearby, this is a fantastic place to stay where all ages can enjoy a varied and unforgettable holiday.

Peschiera Guide

Peschiera is the most southern resort on Lake Garda, situated in the province of Verona where the lake drains into the Mincio River. This is a good family oriented resort, with short airport transfers, plenty of activities, terrific transport links and Italy’s best theme parks nearby.

One of the best features here is the lovely tree-lined promenade – perfect for walks along the lakeside. The traffic-free centre is the most vibrant part of the fortified town, its medieval streets filled with historic buildings, shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. Find the best places to eat and drink on our Restaurants and Bars pages.

In terms of transport, there’s an excellent bus service as well as ferry and hydrofoil links from the port and marinas to other Lake Garda destinations. This is one of only two Lake Garda resorts with its own train station, providing easy access to towns like Milan and Venice.

Stats & FAQ

Where: Southern shore, Lake Garda

Nearest Airport & Transfer Time:
Verona (VRN)21.7km, 20mins
Brescia (VBS)43.4km, 30mins
Milan Malpensa (MXP)177km, 1h40mins
Nearby towns: Lazise, Sirmione, Desenzano
City Excursions:Verona, Venice, Florence, Milan
Other excursions:Verona Opera, Lake Garda tour, The Dolomites, Wine Tour, Bolzano and Renon, Mantova and Parc Sigurta

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How do you pronounce Peschiera? “Pesk-ee-air-a”

Events & Activities

Various events take place here throughout the year, most notably the Mille Miglia which goes through the town. Thanks to it having the best transport links on Lake Garda, Peschiera is a great place to stay if you want to enjoy some of the events in bigger towns like Verona. Find out more about what’s on in Peschiera here.

With easy access to towns, attractions and days out as well as scenic cycling and walking routes, there’s a brilliant range of things to do and see here. Some fantastic days out are within easy reach while in the town itself, you’ll find lovely beaches, shops and museums. At the end of the day, enjoy a feast and show at the Medieval Times restaurant and cheer on your Knight as he fights to win the Fair Princess in a game of horseback skills and jousting. Visit our Activities page for more.

History & Culture

The strategic location of the town has meant that it’s had a long and battle-worn history, evidence of which is seen all around the centre and in the considerable fortifications including high walls, moats and bridge. Built on 1st century Roman ruins and with various Bronze Age artefacts found nearby, Peschiera offers a deep history to keep guests busy with walks and exploration of the beautiful surrounding area. Read more about history here.

A big part of local culture is Peschiera’s culinary heritage. Fishing and winemaking have been an important part of life for generations – look out for local dish ‘Bigoli with sardines’ and accompany it with the local Lugana white wine for a real taste of the area. The Museum of Fisheries and Traditions tells you all you need to know about the fishing history and you can go for a tour and wine tasting in local vineyards.

Best time to go

Best time to visit Peschiera

When is the best time to visit Peschiera?

Thanks to its position on the sheltered south end of Lake Garda, Peschiera enjoys the best of the Lake Garda sunshine with its Mediterranean climate offering hot summers and mild winters – so whenever you choose to visit you’re likely to enjoy much nicer weather than you’ll be leaving at home. With the hottest weather, July and August are the most popular months to visit. June is usually lovely and warm and with Peschiera feeling warmer than other towns, this is a good place to stay on holidays in May, September or October if you want to feel the best of the sunshine.

Sunny May is the first mainstream month for summer holidays. This is also the month of the Mille Miglia. Find out more about May here.

To enjoy Peschiera’s warm weather before the family summer holiday rush, book a holiday in June. Read more on climate and what to do in June here.

One of the hottest and most popular months to visit Peschiera is July. For climate details and things to do in July, click here.

The town and attractions are buzzing in August – book an August holiday to enjoy the atmosphere. For details on climate and what’s on, see here.

September usually sees temperature highs of 25°C. Find out what’s great about September holidays here.

October is the coolest of the 6 main holiday months – perfect if you’re more focused on activities than tanning. Read more here.

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