Thanks to its charming mix of landscapes, relaxation and adventures, Lake Garda remains one of Italy’s most beloved destinations. The outdoor activities cater to every visitor, from groups of friends to couples on a weekend getaway, to families with children and teenagers of all ages.
If you are an adventure enthusiast and want to explore Lake Garda actively and engagingly, Rent Garda Lake recommends the best outdoor activities to include in your travel itinerary. Grab a pen and paper and take note of our valuable tips for unforgettable adventures!
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Refreshing water sports
Lake Garda offers ideal conditions for water sports. Along its shores, you can find countless spots for windsurfing, sailing, kiteboarding, or stand-up paddleboarding. Thanks to the constant breezes and generally mild climate, the lakeside locations offer boat and equipment rentals, courses with professional instructors, and areas to practice water sports freely. It’s a true paradise for those who want to ride the waves or sail into the sunset.
It’s an alternative way to experience Lake Garda, highly recommended for those who love spending their holidays literally in contact with the water. Moreover, these adventures are suitable for everyone, from beginners to experts, and can be enjoyed with friends, sharing laughter together, or with your family to create beautiful lasting memories.
Trekking for a connection with nature
Lake Garda is surrounded by mountains and hills that offer trails of varying difficulty for trekking. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced hiker, here you can find paths of different lengths and slopes, from easy panoramic walks to challenging mountain excursions. Among the most beautiful itineraries, we recommend:
- The Ponale Path, a beautiful walk carved into the rock starting from Riva del Garda.
- The Busatte-Tempesta Path, a route with numerous panoramic views starting from the Busatte Park in Torbole, following the eastern coast of Garda Trentino.
- The Tibetan Bridge in Torri del Benaco, an ideal destination for families with children, reachable from the villages of Crero or Pai, with various paths of different lengths.
An adventurous Vespa ride
Lake Garda offers numerous opportunities for “unusual” adventures, such as a fun vespa ride. Especially in summer, when the roads tend to be quite busy, a vespa is one of the best ways to discover the charming villages on the lake shores, as well as hidden and less frequented places. You can start your tour from Peschiera, after renting a vespa with Rent Garda Lake, and set off to explore some unmissable spots!
If you need some advice on which routes to follow to fully experience the magic of the lake, you can join one of our tours, with destinations that will undoubtedly satisfy your sight with the most beautiful panormaic roads in the area and your taste buds, letting you try the local culinary specialties.
Whether with your partner or friends, this is an experience for everyone. You can organize a tour with your friends, stop to visit the most beautiful cities on the lake, take fun photos together, and relax with them in the sweet and clear waters of Garda. Alternatively, you can embark on a romantic journey with your sweetheart. Everything feels different when you’re riding a vespa!
Panoramic cycling and mountain biking
Lake Garda is a true paradise for cyclists, with scenic routes along the lakefront and more challenging and thrilling trails along the slopes of the surrounding mountains. Here are some suggestions for experienced cyclists:
- Monte Baldo – Cima Telegrafo: a beautiful and challenging route to the highest point of Garda at 2,200 meters above sea level. Start and finish: Torri Del Benaco; difficulty: very high.
- Tremalzo Tour MTB: a mythical and incomparable route with an arrival at Tremalzo, a must for bikers. Start and finish: Vesio; difficulty: medium.
The thrill of climbing
For lovers of challenges and adrenaline rushes, climbing is the ideal sport. Lake Garda is renowned in Europe as one of the best destinations for sport climbing, well-deserved fame thanks to hundreds of routes of every difficulty level, with perfectly equipped walls for practicing climbing safely.
Arco, a few kilometers from Riva del Garda, is considered the world capital of climbing: every year, the RockMaster of Arco attracts climbers from all over the world to take on challenges that combine sport and spectacle.
There are also opportunities for families with numerous courses for children, where they can learn climbing techniques safely with expert instructors and enjoy splendid views of the lake.
Lake Garda is a true paradise for adventure lovers and outdoor activities. With a wide range of unique and engaging experiences – including numerous tours to explore the art and flavors of the region – it always has something special to offer you!
Whether you want to take a vespa ride or try a tour, Rent Garda Lake is the local partner to rely on for unforgettable experiences with your partner or friends. From our shop in Peschiera, you can easily rent your vespa and embark on an adventure. You will also find a convenient reserved parking area to leave your car for a worry-free day. Discover our tours and contact us for any information.