Because it’s one of the lake’s smaller towns, Maderno can feel quite packed in the summer months so, to discover it in a quieter month while still enjoying some of that lovely Italian sunshine, book your holiday here in September.
Maderno usually sees balmy weather at this time of year, with low levels of rainfall. The cooler weather is great if you want an active holiday on or around Lake Garda and, with Maderno’s position in front of a huge national park, you’ll find plenty of cycling, walking and hiking routes of varying difficulty to slake your thirst for adventure.
Maderno has lots of things to see including historical and religious buildings (great for visiting in rainy spells). Make sure you spend some time over in Toscalano visiting the Roman ruins and artwork in Santi Pietro e Paolo. For enjoying the warm Autumn weather, Maderno has one of only a few sandy beaches on the lake and gorgeously clear water, if you fancy some lake bathing. You can also hire a boat to explore the rest of the lake, visiting nearby Gardone Riviera or crossing the lake to lovely Torri del Benaco.
Maderno is a charming and picturesque place to stay in Lake Garda and, if you want to avoid the hottest and busiest months, September and May are the best times to visit. For a larger town on the lake visit Riva or, for more sunshine, try Sirmione or head to Maderno in June, July or August.