The beautiful season on Lake Garda has finally come with Easter: Spring has arrived and the lake is only waiting for flowers to blossom and to be filled with colours. Days are longer and warmed by the Spring sun. Let’s make a stop on one of these beautiful lakeside towns!
Discovering Lake Garda’s flavours
For the perfect Easter, choosing a front Lake restaurant is an unmissable occasion: here you will find a wide choice of Easter Menù, with traditional dishes and desserts. You can taste the traditional Colomba made in Verona or the Brasadela: a baked bun made with Garda’s oil.
Among the different events organized for Easter 2018 on Lake Garda, you can attend the event dedicated to chocolate. “ChocoMusic Music for the palate!” arrives in Riva del Garda, from March 30th to April 2nd 2018. Four days of show cooking, chocolate tastings, workshops for children and many surprises to discover have been planned for the V edition. For the occasion, master chocolatiers will come from different parts of Italy with their chocolate works.
Easter 2018 on Lake Garda? All the events and activities
Let’s play S-ciapì!
In Tremosine, like every year, the “S-ciapì” feast will be held on Easter afternoon. A competition, with eggs as protagonist, which celebrate an old popular tradition, where adults and children can enjoy their time all together. The competition will be accompanied by music, dessers, wine and stalls.
Lake Garda, between music and culture
To celebrate Easter 2018 on Lake Garda, we suggest you the 46th Edition of Arcense Musical Easter, an important musical event held in Arco (TN), from March 29th to April 2nd. It’s a musical manifestation, with important european and young local musicists. A classical repertory, between sacred and profane, which involves the most prestigious and majestic buildings of Arco. Some of these are the Collegiata and evangelic of S.S. Trinity Churches, the feast saloon of the Municipal Casino, the Sanctuary of Madonna delle Grazie, the Church of Madonna Addolorata in Bolognano, and for the first time, the Sanctuary of Madonna di Laghel. The Arcense Musical Easter is an important event, which attracts a big audicence since years.
MAG: “No War No Peace” and “Kriegsmaler. The Stolz brothers”
The Museum of Riva del Garda inaugurates the project “War and Peace | 1918-2018”, created by MAG for the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, from March 16th, in Riva del Garda.
“No War No Peace” and “Kriegsmaler. The Stolz brothers, painters from the battlefront of Riva del Garda” are two projects organized to help people reflect on history. In the first project, you can find photographic reportages, historical videos, interviews and in-depth material. The second project consists of a paintings cycle about the everyday life of soldiers during the First World War. A unique occasion for a socio-cultural lesson about themes of the past, but always actual.
Lake Garda, a location to discover
You can’t miss the strolls in the old towns, where you can go by foot, with boats or bikes, thanks to the presence of bicycle lanes. Sirmione, Desenzano, Riva del Garda and Peschiera, and also less tourist but beautiful destinations like Malcesine area.
Among all the different locations, on Easter 2018 on Lake Garda you can enjoy the good weather to spend pleasant moments visiting the most known monuments: Vittoriale degli Italiani, open during Easter holidays, Peschiera del Garda Fortress, Lonato del Garda’s Castle, or the beautiful Scaligero Castle in Torri del Benaco. You can also visit the great number of churches of the area, full of history and frescos.
In Gardone Riviera, you can visit the wonderful botanic garden Hruska, a 10.000 square meters area of nymphs, flowers and plants from all the different continents.
The Caves of Catullus, in Sirmione, are an archaeological site you can reach with the local little train or with a stroll. These caves are the evidence of the most important Roman villa in the whole area of Northern Italy. Surrounded by the Lake, you can enjoy a breathtaking view from the caves. Easter holidays are the perfect time for trips, strolls, picnics and open-air activities.
Spring on the Lake: nature and outdoor sports
For those who like to do sport, Easter 2018 on Lake Garda presents the 35th Meeting of Garda Optimist, organized by Fraglia Vela Riva, dedicated to sailors of different ages. The event will take place from March 29th to April 1st, in Riva del Garda.
Spring opens the doors to kitesurfing and windsurfing, the ideal sports to practice on the splendid waters of the “german’s sea”, especially during this season.
Spring has come and Natura Viva Zoo Safari Park in Bussolengo (VR) opens to his visitors, organizing races and games with the animals. The perfect day to spend with the family, especially during Easter, when snacks for the animals of the Park and environmental enrichment on the theme of Easter are organized.
Natura Viva Zoo Safari Park is a wide zoo, with the “fauna” and “safari” sectors, divided in specific areas for the respect of the different species. The Park offers an adventure through the paths to the discovery of the animal species from all over the world, to watch them in their own habitat.
Why don’t you spend your Easter 2018 on Lake Garda in one of the theme and amusement park available? In this period Gardaland, The Observatory Park in Tignale, Varone’s Waterfalls and Sigurtà Garden Park reopen for their visitors. In addition to this, the locations on Lake Garda offer a wide range of open spaces, with long bicycle lanes and wonderful hiking trails.
Escape from the city: where to stay
For Easter 2018 on Lake Garda, Camping delle Rose presents the new mobile homes, where you can spend your weekend in the Spring landscape of Lake Garda, in Moniga del Garda.