What to do in Riva del Garda in September. Five experiences you should try
Riva del Garda is like a big painting with countless brush strokes and, if you pay little attention, you will be able to get its aspects.
And you will see all its beauty, too. Green mountains, churches, the intense blue lake, narrow alleys.
Riva and the entire Lake Garda are often considered a holiday destination for the summertime only, but this awesome village will make you fall in love in the low season too – in September or October maybe, when the prices are more affordable.
If you’d like to know what you can do in Riva del Garda in September, here are 5 unique experiences to live Lake Garda in the low season.
1. Lakefront walks
The first thing you will enjoy in Riva del Garda in September is the lakefront promenade, free from the typical summer crowd! In the evening, you can go for a walk or a run crossing the old town centre to the beaches and the port San Nicolò. The fresh wind Ora – the wind blowing at Garda Trentino – will be so pleasant so take your sit on a bench or go to a cafeteria, a restaurant or an ice-cream parlour.
2. Cycling… and cycling
At the end of summer you can live wonderful moments. The first chestnuts, the grape harvest, festivals and yellow leaves: autumn is knocking on the door. It is the best season to go for ride. In September, the temperatures are milder and you feel more energy than in summer so it is time to experience the easy bike tours to the various resorts of Garda Trentino or along the cycle lanes to Lake Garda or up and down the mtb routes.
3. Tasty food. September is the month of the most delicious fruit! Figs, raspberries, grapes and the PDO plums of Dro! September is perfect for a tasteful weekend! In Riva del Garda there are many restaurants, inns and pubs where to stop for a meal and taste the local excellences!
4. Grape harvest and Co. Did you know? In September, it is amazing to spend a weekend during the merry atmosphere of the grape harvest! At Lake Garda they organize a bunch of events where you can taste delicious food and smell the perfume of the vineyards! You can’t ask for more!
5. Last dives into the lake. In September you can amuse yourself swimming in the still warm lake! The water is warm and clear… perfect for some last dives!
Well, there are a lot of excuses to come to Riva del Garda for a holiday in September. Why don’t you choose a hotel with swimming pool near the lake, only 15 minutes from the old town center: so close to love it, so far to keep away from any noisy late summer party! Relax and peacefulness will be the leitmotif of your holiday.