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Panoramic Roads of Lake Garda: Tips for a Vespa Tour

Panoramic Roads of Lake Garda: Tips for a Vespa Tour

Enchanting landscapes, breath-taking views, and scenic routes: Lake Garda is a paradise for motorcycle enthusiasts. Flat roads alternate with lake view glimpses and then ascend among the gentle hills of this unique territory. Here are Rent Garda Lake’s tips for two-wheeler enthusiasts. Are you ready to discover the most beautiful panoramic roads on Lake Garda? Put on your helmet and relax as you ride your Vespa!

Tremosine and the Strada della Forra: the Eighth Wonder of the World

A highly appreciated itinerary by motorcycle riders is the Tremosine tour by Rent Garda Lake. It is a panoramic route of about 180 km that runs along the Lombard shore of the lake.

Starting from Peschiera del Garda, head west until you reach the first panoramic stop of the tour, the Church of San Fermo. From here, you can enjoy a truly suggestive lake view and even catch a glimpse of the wild Isola del Garda. After savoring this special vista, get back on your Vespa and continue northward.

From here, you can continue along one of the most beautiful panoramic roads of Lake Garda, known as the “eighth wonder of the world.” We are talking about the Strada della Forra, a road that cuts through the rocks carved by the Brasa River. It is a scenic route of about 6 kilometers with tunnels that will take you into the heart of the mountain and then open up to pleasant views that showcase the beauty of the landscape.

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Strada della Forra

Once you reach Tremosine sul Garda, stop for a coffee or an aperitif with a view of Terrazza del Brivido. It is a terrace perched over the lake, a place that will literally leave you breathless. The lake and its mountains will captivate not only your gaze but also your heart.

After feasting your eyes on so much beauty, continue to Limone sul Garda, the northernmost point of this panoramic tour. Here, besides visiting the beautiful village and taking a lakeside stroll where you can also visit the lemon groves, characteristic gardens where citrus fruits like lemons, citrons, and mandarins are cultivated. A must-stop for a special lunch is Osteria da Livio.

After a rejuvenating break, set off to discover Campione del Garda, a characteristic village nestled between the Alto Garda Bresciano Park and the lake waters. The village is surrounded by unspoiled nature, and its optimal exposure to winds makes it a haven for water sports such as sailing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing. Even if you are not a veteran of these sports, it is still wonderful to go down to the harbour and admire the professionals who enjoy challenging the winds of Garda.

The penultimate stop of the Tremosine tour includes a visit to the medieval town of Manerba del Garda. Rocca di Manerba is a must-see stop during this visit. Once you reach the remains of the castle, continue on foot to reach the top of the rocks that characterize this village and reach the famous panoramic viewpoint marked by a large cross.

To conclude this day beautifully, while returning towards Peschiera del Garda, stop for a sunset aperitivo at Cantinetta Paradiso to taste the typical flavours of the lake while sipping a glass of local wine.

Around the Lake: Lake View Panoramas

If your intention is to discover every corner of Lake Garda, the Rent Garda Lake’s Around the Lake tour is perfect for you. It is an easy and enjoyable itinerary of about 160 kilometers, perfect to experience on a Vespa. This tour will take you on a discovery of the entire Lake Garda, a true round trip around the lake that touches both the Brescia and Verona shores, also passing through the Trentino part.

Starting from Peschiera del Garda, head towards Salò for the first stop of this tour. It is a city with warm colours waiting to be explored: here, you can enjoy the lakeside promenade, historical palaces, noble residences, typical lakeside bars, and the characteristic oleanders and cypresses that embellish the city.

Continue northward and head towards the border between the Lombard and Trentino parts of the lake. A few kilometres above Limone sul Garda, you will find one of the most exciting cycling paths in Europe. We are talking about the Cycling Path Suspended in the Void, a cycleway consisting of a walkway suspended above the lake’s waters and nestled between rocky walls. It’s impossible not to stop, admire the panorama, and take some souvenir photos!

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Cycling Path Suspended in the Void

From here, continue your journey towards the Trentino part of the lake for a refreshment break in Tenno. Borgo Canale di Tenno, one of Italy’s most beautiful villages, is the perfect place for a rejuvenating stop before visiting the small lake.

Now head south towards Malcesine for a visit to the medieval village perched on the lake. Stroll through the lively alleys of the city and make your way to the famous Scaligero Castle for an incredible view of Lake Garda.

Then head to one of the most romantic corners of Lake Garda. Punta San Vigilio is a village on a peninsula that extends into the azure waters of the lake. The greenery of well-kept gardens, the art, and the culture of past eras make this little village a true pearl that enchants the eyes.

A sunset aperitivo with a lake view is the ideal way to conclude such a rejuvenating day for the spirit. Lido Ronchi is the perfect place to stop and enjoy a glass of good wine before heading back.

In conclusion

The magic of Lake Garda is truly a balm for the soul, heart, and mind. In this enchanted place, time seems to have stood still. Discovering and exploring Garda through its most beautiful and suggestive panoramic roads is an activity that provides strong emotions. With Rent Garda Lake, you can rent a Vespa and choose from one of the organized tours designed to offer an unforgettable experience. Contact us for travel advice: we are at your complete disposal!

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