Easter is coming…haven’t you decided what to do yet? You should definitively spend your Easter on Lake Garda! Here are some ideas for this festivity on Lake Garda.
On 21st April Easter will be celebrated, just in time for the season opening of Camping delle Rose! In most areas of Italy, Easter holidays 2019 will be from Thursday, 18th April to Tuesday, 23rd April 2019 so you have to take advantage of it: this is a good reason to spend a day or a long week-end on Lake Garda, isn’t it?
Lake Garda is an evocative location in any season of the year. However, the landscape gets full of colours and fragrances with the beginning of Spring and the mild temperature with the first rays of the sun make Easter on Lake Garda unique. This destination is highly recommended for spending Easter holidays in a quiet, relaxing place which also offers a great variety of entertainment events: exhibitions, concerts, food festivals, games for adults and children and much more.
What to do at Easter on Lake Garda
During these feast days, both east and west side of Lake Garda will host a large number of events to satisfy every need. All the activities proposed by different towns can be best experienced in the natural and uncontaminated territory of the lake. The enchanting fragrances, bright colours, breathtaking views, meadows in bloom, sunny and mild days create a dream atmosphere: within this landscape, you can only experience unique and unforgettable experiences!
Easter on Verona side of Lake Garda
On the east side of Lake Garda – Verona side – Easter will be celebrated with local markets and animation. On Lungolago Marconi, Lazise will host a local market with typical goods, artisan craft and much more. At Easter and on Easter Monday, buskers and jugglers will entertain visitors in the town’s squares.
In Garda, the local market named “Progetto Lavanda in Piazza” will take place in Calderini Square selling organic cosmetic and beauty products.
In Bardolino, the program to celebrate Easter on Lake Garda is pretty wide. The initiatives organized by this town begin with the event “Noi coloriamo le uova” in Matteotti Square and they will continue in a big way. The heart of the event will be Lungolago Riva Cornicello, with the craft market and the enogastronomic market with traditional products. Moreover, in Porto Square you’ll be able to taste Melegatti Easter bakery products, along with the products of Wine Museum and Oil Museum. Easter will end with the vocal concert of “Bardolino Philharmonic Orchestra” in the Parish Church. On Easter Monday, two events will be organized: starting from 1:00 pm at Lido di Cisano live music and a barbecue will be open to anyone, while at the Stadium there will be inflatables for kids and food stands.
Easter on Brescia side of Lake Garda
On the west side of Lake Garda – Brescia side – an noteworthy event of Easter on Lake Garda is “Festa di Pasquetta” in the amazing location of the Rocca in Lonato del Garda. The castle will be open for anyone who would like to spend a funny day outdoors: kids will be involved in a botanic treasure hunt, where they will pick up seeds, flowers and plants for the creative activity “Stampa e colora con le piante”, and in a masked egg hunt.
Easter on Trento side of Lake Garda
On Trento side of Lake Garda, Easter will be full of initiatives. From 19th April to 22 April (from 10:30 am to 9:00 pm) Riva del Garda will host another edition of “Chocomusic, musica per il palato! La grande festa del cioccolato artigianale” in Cesare Battisti Square. It’s dedicated to adults and children because its program is full of events: tasting, cooking show Baby Ciock laboratories. Easter and Easter Monday will be included in this event: chocolate delights and different activities (for example, the creation of the 25 metre long Guinness record chocolate bar then given to the public or the breaking of the giant egg at the end of the event) will be accompanied by different chamber music groups belonging to Corpo Bandistico of Riva del Garda. The entrance is free but courses and laboratories are charged.
From 18th April to 21 April (from 9:oo am to 6:00 pm) in Riva del Garda, the sailing club Fraglia Vela Riva will organize the “37th Lake Garda Meeting Optimist“: the event is dedicated to juvenile sailing and especially to Optimist class to launch the competitive season. This sailing event is certified Guinness World Record® as the largest single-class regatta in the world with more than 1055 actual participants.
From 12th April to 5th May (from 4:00 pm to 10:30 pm) Arco will host the 47th edition of “Pasqua Musicale Arcense“, the traditional music event with both holy and profane classical music, organized in the main churches of the town. As usually, the shows will take place in the most prestigious buildings, including religious ones. The entrance to all shows is free.
Here are other activities you can’t miss:
- Antique, modern, vintage and design markets in Gardone Riviera, on 20th April from 9:00 am untill the sunset along the lakeside
- The traditional game with boiled eggs named “Fierpecken” which will take place in different squares of the area, for example Prader Square in Merano and Walther Square in Bolzano
- “Preissguffen” festival in Villabassa, in the province of Bolzano (10:00 am). InVon Kurz Square, young inhabitants (and others) will challenge each other breaking the eggs of their opponents
Easter for sport lovers on Lake Garda
Those who love adventure, sport and hikes can’t miss “Garda by Bike“, a 190 kilometres long cycle path which will circumnavigate Lake Garda soon. On 14th July 2018, the first stretch of this pedestrian cycle path overhanging the lake which connects Limone sul Garda with Riva del Garda was inaugurated. The route has been called “La Ciclabile dei sogni” because of its beauty as it offers a unique and breathtaking view.
Whatever period you decide to come to Lake Garda area, you can move from one area to another using the convenient Crippa NCC transfer service. You can enjoy a precise and punctual service and you can also choose the most suitable car according to your needs.
Whatever your choice will be, we wish you a happy Easter on Lake Garda and we invite you to contact us to check the availability of our Camping delle Rose in Moniga del Garda. As always, our camping facing Lake Garda provides a wide variety of accommodations, such as bungalows and mobile homes, for a perfect stay and to satisfy every need. After months of work, our camping is ready to open the 2019 season with many surprises for our guests.