Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda: events you shouldn’t miss

It’s time to turn on Christmas lights! During winter season, towns overlooking Lake Garda are filled of new colors and they present a unique show to their lovers. Get ready to immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas 2017!

Markets, nativity scenes and concerts are just some of the events that taking place in the picturesque towns of Lake Garda. During the Christmas holidays, young and old people can have fun in the historic centers or take a walk along the lake, through suggestive atmospheres and local products. Let’s find out together the most famous events during 2017 Christmas time on Lake Garda. 


Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda: in Bardolino there is Dal Sei al Sei

With Christmas coming, Bardolino turns into an enchanting Christmas village ready to delight tourists! First of all, on the eastern shores of Lake Garda, Dal Sei al Sei will take place. It’s an exhibition that offers activities of all kinds, for the entire Christmas period. You can visit San Severo’s church, which becomes the stage for cribs from all over the world; or skate on a 200-square-meter ice rink.

The Kids Area is ready to entertain the little ones with workshops and animation, everyone can take a souvenir photo with the 7-meter tree, covered with a cascade of blue lights.
To start the new year in joy, you cannot miss the traditional New Year’s dip in the icy waters of Lake Garda!


Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda - Camping delle Rose


Christmas among olive trees, in Garda

Who said that only pine trees are decorated for Christmas? In Garda, the olive trees, which are the tree par excellence of this area, are also featured during the Christmas holidays! The “Christmas among the Olives” initiative has reached its nineteenth edition, as every year the city of Garda is ready to welcome in its streets all those who want to spend the days of celebration on Lake Garda.

A Flavours Pavilion set up in the Town Hall Square offers local and foreign gastronomic specialties, in Piazza Catullo the Christmas Market houses embellish the landscape of Palazzo dei Capitani with lights and colors.

The event will end on January 6th with the famous Bruiel of the Epiphany, the bonfire of the Befana.

You can have a look at the advertising poster to have a detail overview of all the events of Christmas 2017.


Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda - Camping delle Rose


Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda: the Santa Claus’s House in Malcesine

Among the famous locations of Lake Garda, Malcesine is one of the most popular. Its panoramic views are famous all over the world, so much  that a special guest has chosen this place to spend his holidays: Santa Claus!

From December 8th, the Scaligero Castle will host Santa Claus and his helpers, with a calendar full of events. From December 6th, every weekend and during the holidays, the halls of the Castle will host many shows, dedicated especially to children. Christmas 2017 also continues through the streets of Malcesine, with photographic exhibitions, skating rinks and rides, which will transform the town into a real amusement park.

And to make the atmosphere of these days even more magical, the panoramic cableway offers an unforgettable visual spectacle.


Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda - Malcesine


Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda: skiing on Monte Baldo

Lake Garda is also perfect for more sporty tourists! If you want to move from the lake area, Monte Baldo offers you a day for winter sports. Reachable by the panoramic cableway of Malcesine, the mountain is a natural terrace from which you can see the lake, the Alpine peaks and the Pianura Padana.

For those who want to learn how to ski, there is a ski school with equipped slopes and qualified instructors, while the most experienced skiers can ski along the most famous ski slope, the Prà Alpesina.

Do not forget the opportunity to enjoy the surrounding scenery! There are many paths, also possible for those who want to try for the first time the snowshoe walk. 


Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda - Monte Baldo

Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda: Gardaland Magic Winter

The most famous amusement park in Italy wears lights, decorations and turns into a real Christmas village. A few kilometers from Lake Garda, Prezzemolo is ready to welcome your family into the Gardaland Magic Winter! Let yourself be enchanted by shows, Christmas melodies and adventurous attractions.

Do not miss the opportunity to rediscover the charm of being children: you can feel like being on high mountains, you can make a puppet or start a snowball fight.

For Christmas 2017, the password of Gardaland is “fun”!


Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda - Gardaland


New Year 2018 on Lake Garda

After Christmas, it’s time to think about the New Year celebrations. Can you imagine the fireworks that are reflected on the water of the lake?

For the new year all the locations of Lake Garda are preparing to entertain visitors with many events! There will be concerts and dj live sessions, menus and dinners in the most famous restaurants, in order to spend the most beautiful night of the year full of fun and entertainment.


capodanno 2017 on Lake Garda


Christmas 2017 Lake Garda: where to stay

Camping delle Rose bungalows and mobile homes in Moniga del Garda will be happy to host you during the Christmas period!

Until Epiphany, you can spend a holiday at our campsite and participate in all the events of Lake Garda.

Visit our website to check availability, book one of our Mobile-Momes or Bungalows on Lake Garda!

… and Merry Christmas!

February and March 2018 on Lake Garda: events you shouldn’t miss!

Christmas holidays are over, but for February and March 2018 on Lake Garda there are many proposals for entertainment activities.

Locations on Lake Garda have new proposals and lots of entertainment activities. We propose you the most interesting events of February and March 2018 on Lake Garda, waiting for Spring!

Carnival: The Lake is dressed up!

February and March 2018 on Lake Garda

For the most gaudy period of the year, between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda villages are coloured with masks, fancy dress, fun and a lot of joy, proposing events and parades of traditional wagons in every locations of Lake Garda: from Bardolino, Lazise, Bussolengo, Peschiera del Garda to Verona, where the Carnival, also called “bacanal de gnoco”, will culminate on Friday 9 February, with masked parade that will unthread through streets of the city center, from 1.45 PM.

The celebrations of the Carnival will continue to Village of Carnival “Mascheraverona”, in Piazza San Zeno, from 8 to 11 February, to celebrate the Carnival up to evening. For the occasion, gastronomic stands are built with live music, such as September Groove, Karaoke and a Nomadi’s cover event. Finally, an election of the best mask of the year, will take place there, divided into adult and child category.

Otherwise, on Thursday 13th February , the “Masked Ball” will take place, for the last day of Carnival.

Valentine’s Day among the beautiful locations of Lake Garda

February and March 2018 on Lake Garda

On February, on Valentine’s Day, Lake Garda proposes a new event: “Lake Garda in Love”, in four locations of Lake Garda: Lazise, Bardolino, Garda and Torri del Benaco.

From September 10th to 11th , Lake Garda in Love will frame these locations with lights, stalls, gastronomic stands and much more!

Into the area of Bussolengo, one of the most famous fair appointments of the Country is back: the 307^ Fair for Valentine’s Day of Bussolengo. From 10th to 14th February, in this location there will be an exposition about agricultural equipment and a variety of products that can be found in nurseries, car dealerships, agri-food products and much more.

For the little ones, a Luna Park has been set up in Vittorio Veneto square.

Moreover, in Via Mazzini e Via Borghetto there will be a street market of thousand temptations, with exposure and sale of high quality products and gift ideas, to celebrate lovers’ feast.

Finally, in 26 Aprile square, you could taste many gastronomic proposal of street food area.

Verona, a race among the beauty of the city

February and March 2018 on Lake Garda

Another event of February and March 2018 on Lake Garda is the 11^ edition of Giulietta&Romeo Half Marathon, in Verona. The city organizes, in Azzurri d’Italia square, one of the most important running races in the Country, which this year offers a very special innovation: Monument Run, a non-competitive 5 km race in the heart of Verona between 5 historical and artistical monuments. Castelvecchio, the ancient fortress of the city, Porta Borsari, the main entrance to the city in imperial times, Piazza Erbe, the oldest square and finally a triumphal passage inside the Arena. The arrival is sit in Piazza Bra.

For information about registration, timetables and costs, visit the official page of the event.

Discovering typical products of Lake Garda

February and March 2018 on Lake Garda

For more specific tastes, the main locations of Garda have opened a review dedicated to the Garda DOP oil: Valtenesi with taste 2018. Between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda will take place the 13^ edition of the gastronomic review that supports the work of the best producers of Garda DOP oil, in full respect of the PDO regulations.

Every year, nine restaurants offer a special menu dedicated to the event, in order to celebrate the certified Garda oil. The menus offer Garda DOP oil in combination with fish and wines from the Valtenesi and Lugana territories. This event brings together producers, restaurants and flavour lovers of Lake Garda.

Aperitivi Musicali to Castelnuovo del Garda

February and March 2018 on Lake Garda

This is a great occasion that combine fun and musical notes of good quality Between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda “Aperitivi musicali” will be continued, in Castelnuovo del Garda, for its 11th edition.

All concerts will take place at the DIM Teatro Comunale of Castelnuovo del Garda, from 5.30 PM: February 11th, the Quartetto EoS will perform in an exhibition that offers a classic repertoire with variations of modern music, light and jazz.

While on February 25th  the Windkraft Ensemble Trio will perform a contemporary music show.

Callas sempre Callas: the exhibition of the divine Maria Callas

February and March 2018 on Lake Garda

Maria Callas

Forty years after her premature passing, Terme di Sirmione dedicates a permanent exhibition to the divine Opera singer Maria Callas. Costumes, stage jewels and clothes will be exposed at Aquaria, the Thermal Spa of Terme di Sirmione, in the historical center of Sirmione.

Besides products of Terme di Sirmione, you will find Callas’s rare photos and letters, available in a relaxing lounge area for all the customers of the bar and the Thermal Spa. A fantastic idea to spend a relaxing day in a place that shines with the light of its most famous lover: Maria Callas.

Photograph lands on Lake Garda

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Sirmione, by Paolo Pellegrin 2017

For photography lovers, between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda, waiting for them there will be exhibitions, competitions and set-ups about it.

In Sirmione, Magnum Photo exhibits Paolo Pellegrin‘s photographic work, dedicated to Antarctica and Sirmione, on show at Palazzo Callas Exhibitions. Defined “beautiful and otherworldly”, his photos have also been published by TIME magazine.

The exhibition is accompanied by meetings dedicated to the “With Magnum” agency, there are more than 100 photographs, which show the landscape of Italy and Sirmione, photos specifically made by Paolo Pellegrin. The photographic collection is presented as an intense story, told through images, for create emotion and surprise in all visitors.

Finally, Riva del Garda hosts #altroGARDA, the annual review of the Photogram at the Riva Museum. A visual analysis of the landscape of Lake Garda, carried out for years by Museo Alto Garda (MAG). The MAG will inaugurate the exhibition on February 10th at 6.00 PM and will remain open until March 4th.

The show exhibits more than 100 images, produced by 24 participants, focused on Garda locations: naturalistic and urban landscape, studies on living conditions linked to the city and a research of places now completely lost or forgotten.

And for the most adventurous…

February and March 2018 on Lake Garda

There is nothing like the fresh and fizzy air, between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda, to keep yourself fit outdoors, among natural beauties, breathtaking landscapes and the first days in which to ride bike between the villages on lake.

Before the end of Winter, the ski station of Monte Baldo continues its opening until April. It is reachable by the panoramic cableway of Malcesine. Monte Baldo offers a splendid natural terrace from which you can see the lake, the Alpine peaks and the Pianura Padana.

Until February 26th you can take part in an excursion on snowshoes to discover Valle di Ledro.

February and March 2018 on Lake Garda

With the beautiful days of Spring on the way, it is also interesting the bicycle path along the locality of Garda. Pending completion of the new bicycle path, which completely circumscribes the lake, there are already many easily paths nearby the lake, among breathtaking landscapes.

From Mantova, following Mincio river, you can cycle for 40kilometers between natural landscapes and beautiful medieval villages, such as Borghetto, to reach Peschiera del Garda.

These bicycle paths are also ideal for short family trips and it’s easy to find shops that allow you to hire any kind of bike.

Spending your vacancy on Lake Garda: Camping delle Rose.

February and March 2018 on Lake Garda

The Camping of the Roses in Moniga del Garda will open on 30th March, 2018, but you can booking online by now for our Front lake Mobile-Homes and Bungalows on Lake Garda, so you can take advantage of the 5% discount!

In the meantime, these are just some of the many events between February and March 2018 on Lake Garda, do not miss them!