Lake Garda is a very popular holiday destination in Italy. Lake Garda as well as its surroundings is worth visiting due to a variety of reasons. E.g. directly on the southeast shore of Lake Garda the charming town of Peschiera del Garda is located. Very fruitful moraine hills as well as flat meadows invite hikers to explore them. Peschiera del Garda is located in the very cultivation center of the Lugana vineyard area and these vineyards only complete the beauty of the environment around the town in the province of Verona.
Besides the fascinating environment, Peschiera del Garda has a number of other attractions that are also very popular with tourists. Water determines the appearance of the place: the old town of Peschiera del Garda has got many different channels. The old town of Peschiera del Garda is situated within a kind of a fortress. The remains of the former city wall are still well-preserved so you will feel the atmosphere of the old times while walking along the town. Walking through the narrow streets and alleyways you will reach the wonderful palace. The Piazza “Ferdinando di Savoia” is a popular meeting place with the locals as well as with the guest of the city. It is here San Martino Cathedral with its charming neoclassical interior is located. The two other very interesting sights are Santa Maria Church that was built in the 18th century and “Madonna degli Angeli” chapel that is situated on the hills of San Lorenzo. Slightly above the city Peschiera del Garda Castle is located. It was built in the 14th century by Visconti, and “Visconti Tower” is particularly well-preserved nowadays.
While in Peschiera del Garda, it is recommended to make walks that allow you to enjoy the view of the lake from different perspectives.
Peschiera del Garda is very easy to reach both by car and by train. It is one of the few communities located in Lake Garda that have their own station.