Easter at Lake Garda

Easter at Lake Garda


The first blooming flowers, the re-awakening nature after the long winter. It is Easter! And there is no more enchanting place to spend it than at Lake Garda!

With its Mediterranean climate, its scents of lemons and herbs, Lake Garda is the ideal place for a regenerating spring break, wellness and to spend the first days of real prelude to a wonderful summer. The Lake in spring is an explosion of beauty! The northernmost slope, in the province of Trento, combines the majesty of the mountains to the sweetness of the lake creating an unparalleled.

Here, taking a picture, walking, hiking, practising water sports and biking, is the daily bread of all tourists who flock to the narrow streets characteristic of urban centres true gems such as Riva del Garda, Torbole sul Garda, Arco, Tenno.

What to do at Easter at Lake Garda? We suggest you five unmissable things to do to enjoy this holiday in one of the most beautiful places in Italy!

Good food, Easter delights

On the Trentino shore of Lake Garda you can enjoy Easter simple traditional dishes such as salted meat with beans, dumplings, 0-km cheeses, apple strudel made with delicious local apples. The sweet Crown is also a typical dessert of Easter in Trentino and its recipe varies according to the different local traditions. Crown-shaped, it is usually mixed with flour, milk, eggs, sugar, butter, fresh cream and lemon juice and is cooked in the shape of a crown, garnished with hard-boiled eggs. Many restaurants offer menus dedicated to Easter with local products accompanied by famous Trentino wines such as Teroldego, Trentodoc sparkling wine and Trentino Vino Santo to accompany the desserts. Easter here is to be licked moustache!

Visit to the Castles

In addition to a tasty picnic, at Little Easter you can enjoy a pleasant outing in the open air, in the midst of nature or a visit to castles on Lake Garda. If you have chosen to spend Easter at Lake Garda Trentino, a visit to the Castle of Arco awaits you, an ancient manor house of the twelfth century, which dominates from above and offers views of breath-taking views. The climb through the olive and cypress trees is a beautiful walk! Another castle not to be missed is that of Drena, in the hinterland. Arriving by e-bike from Riva del Garda will be pure pleasure! You will follow a cycle/pedestrian path and, once you reach the castle, you will enjoy a green view. The most daring can even make a ferrata (easy level) that crosses the area of the castle.

Then Rocca di Riva del Garda, an ancient castle now home to the prestigious MAG Museo Alto Garda, right in the middle of the lake! The park in front of it is wonderful!

Trip to the Vittoriale degli Italiani

The Vittoriale Degli Italiani is one of the most visited places in Italy. It deserves a full day for a complete tour in peace. What to see inside Vittoriale? The complex of buildings, squares, parks, amphitheatre and house, built by D’annunzio in collaboration with the architect Giancarlo Maroni. Incredible.

Trekking on the Ponale

Beautiful, panoramic, historical: the Ponale is the most famous trekking route in Europe. Super panoramic, not too demanding, rich in historical evidence, this ancient road connecting Val di Ledro and Riva del Garda, is an itinerary not to be missed. Once you reach Bar Ponale Alto, you can enjoy a tasty break and admire a small waterfall. Then you can leave again and choose whether to continue and reach Valle di Ledro with its beautiful lake or to return and stop – if you are in sweet company – at Belvedere degli Innamorati!

Easter on your two wheels

Easter is on two wheels here in Trentino. Lake Garda on this side is full of cycle paths, mountain bike routes, e-bikes, racing bikes and events. Did you know? Here there is also a Bike Park!

Unique in its kind, reachable without ski lifts but with excellent shuttle services, in one of the most popular areas for bikers against the backdrop of Lake Garda.

These are just five unmissable things to do on Lake Garda at Easter. Many more are waiting for you. Have you already taken a look at our offers? A three star hotel with swimming pool just a short walk from the beaches of Riva del Garda and just 15 minutes walk from the historic center, could be your starting point for a stay where you can enjoy spring, Easter and your favourite sports! Book now, we will take care of the rest.

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