South Lake Garda tour aboard a vintage car
Time requested: 1 or 2 days
We begin this tour starting from the main office of Slow Drive in Padenghe sul Garda with a visit of the marvelous medieval castle from where you can enjoy a picturesque view of the lake with Sirmione in the foreground.
The tour continues along panoramic roads and through the small villages defined “the pearls” of Garda Bresciano, as Monica del Garda - land of Chiaretto Wine, Manerba del Garda and the port of San Felice Del Benaco that contains all the characteristics of the place in a breathtaking view.
We continue following Salò indication enjoying all the lake views that each gentle curve gives us and arrive in Gardone Riviera. Recommended a break, visiting the Italian “Vittoriale” where you can do a simple walk in the gorgeous garden or visit the vintage residence of Gabriele D'Annunzio.
The tour continues in the direction of Gardone Riviera, where we suggest a stop for lunch by choosing from many typical restaurants.
Next stop is Toscolano, where after a pleasant walk inside the historic center we can cross the lake with the ferry boat arriving to Torri del Benaco. Let's continue our tour in direction of Garda, an ancient town which gave its name to the lake, and introduces us to the beautiful Punta San Vigilio, pleasant peninsula, ideal for moments of great romance.
We continue following the road along the lake, that give us unforgettable moments towards Bardolino, the land of great wines, and finally up to Lazise which welcomes us with its medieval walls and its castle overlooking the village, rich in history and gastronomic traditions.
Another two villages to visit are Peschiera del Garda and Sirmione, the beautiful medieval town situated on a peninsula with a breathtaking view of Lake, don’t forget to relax at Terme di Sirmione. Last village to visit before the end of the tour at Slow Drive office in Padenghe sul Garda is Desenzano Del Garda, mandatory for those who visit the lake.