Torri activities

The most popular visitor attractions, places to see & things to do in & near Torri Italy.

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Things to do & see in Torri

Whether you prefer your spend your holiday soaking up history and culture, releasing your inner daredevil or simply enjoying the sights and sounds of an Italian lakeside town this is a fantastic place to stay. Torri has some lovely churches, museums and historic buildings where you can enjoy art and architecture and learn all about the area. Activities on the lake and mountains are seemingly endless, from luxury boat hire to jungle rope courses.

Natural and historical phenomena in the area that are well worth a visit are the Marmitte dei Giganti and prehistoric rock drawings. Shopaholics will enjoy a variety of stores in the streets of the town as well as a weekly lakeside market. This is a convenient place to stay if you want to visit other towns - cross the lake on the ferry to the western shore for places like Toscolano-Maderno or explore Verona which is less than an hour away by car.

Walking

Torri Walking & Hiking: Part of the Riviera degli Olivi on Lake Garda’s eastern shores, Torri is surrounded by lush olive groves and is a little down the lake to mountainous Malcesine, so shady paths in the summer heat, stunning panoramas and mountain steeps are all within easy reach. Take the popular path towards Garda to lovely Punta San Vigilio, walk up to San Zeno which offers a fantastic panorama from 580m and enjoy more views from Albisano where you’ll find cafes and restaurants for refreshments. Around Albisano, Crer and Brancolino, look out for the prehistoric carvings on the rocks. For high altitude hiking, head north to Monte Baldo.

Cycling

Torri Cycling & Mountain Biking: This is a well-positioned town for all kinds of bike excursions with a combination of ancient paths, olive groves, vineyards and mountain steeps. Enjoy an easy cycle ride with gorgeous scenery to Punta San Vigilio or down the lake to Garda and Bardolino. An amazing lake and mountain panorama can be enjoyed up in the village of San Zeno. For more challenging terrain, ride through Albisano and climb to the summit of Mount Luppi or head towards Malcesine for challenging climbs and steep downhill tracks on Monte Baldo – you can take your bike up in the cable car at certain times of the day.

Watersports

Torri Water sports & Lake Activities: Sbocco Valle Randina is a great pebbled beach with lovely clear water if you’re looking for somewhere to swim in the lake and windsurfing, kite surfing and jet skiing are other water activities available. There are various options for hire of motorboats (for both license and non licence holders), sailing boats and luxury vessels. For those wanting to learn to sail, lessons are available for adults and children and because the winds are less strong here than further north of the lake, this is a great place to start sailing. There’s a good site for scuba divers here, with the underwater nativity being a popular diving attraction.

Torri Attractions

Jungle adventure park in San Zeno di Montagna

If swinging through the trees like Tarzan sounds appealing, this is the place for you! Here you can swing from tree to tree attached to safety harnesses and really release your adventurous side. Jungle Park has a different “paths” for both children and extreme adrenaline junkies.

Marmitte dei Giganti

Melt water, combined with rock formations, have produced massive cavities around 5 metres in diameter and 12 metres deep. These natural phenomena are well worth a visit as you can witness the water swirling in the potholes and take in the sheer enormity of them.

Mermaid Bay

A beautiful stretch of private beach along the lake bordering the town. Visitors can access the beach through a stretch of greenery shaded by olive trees. The beach is in a secluded setting and has playgrounds for children and places to get refreshments.

Santa Trinità Church

A small chapel with very patriotic Italian feel about it. The interior is overtly Italian and allows visitors to understand of how Italians worship. This is a scenic church to visit during your holiday or maybe even attend a traditional Italian church service.

Scaliger castle museum

This museum is in the grounds of a 14th century castle. It includes exhibitions on fishing and olive growing, focusing on how previous generations lived in the surrounding areas. This is a great place to visit if you are have an interested in discovering local history.

Weekly Market

Every Monday morning, the town hosts a weekly market where locals meet to buy and sell fresh local food and handmade items. This is a wonderful place to go soak up the traditional Italian atmosphere as weekly markets are s big part of Italian life.


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