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Bardolino & Lazise

Bardolino: Lively little town. Has a lot of atmosphere and is very touristy. Beautiful old town with remains of a Scaligeri castle. Large square at the port, around which many shops, cafés, pizzerias, trattorias and restaurants have settled. Beach promenade, with car-free, extensive bike paths to Garda and Lazise. Beautiful bathing opportunities north and south, with many campsites. In addition, many events, festivals and entertainment opportunities in the summer months. wine region The nightlife with clubs and discos is also interesting.


Lazise: Pretty, car-free old town with well-preserved city fortifications and castle. Beautiful promenade, picturesque harbor and lots of shopping opportunities. Many beautiful bathing beaches with campsites, as well as nature, amusement and aqua parks nearby make it a popular family holiday destination.

The small town of Lazise on Lake Garda is a very popular place on Lake Garda and is of course a preferred travel destination for bathers and water sports enthusiasts of all kinds. In Lazise you will also find architectural attractions. The Scaliger Castle from the 9th century in the Villa Bernini park is very popular. Also worth seeing are the two churches SS. Zeno e Martino and San Nicolò from the 12th century.


Bardolino, in fact, not only offers beautiful scenery, good wine and fun, but is also characterized by a remarkable historical and artistic heritage. Strolling through the village streets you can see the remains of the medieval walls documented since at least the 12th century. ​


Culture - Sights in Bardolino - Magnificent Villas - Places of Faith - Oil Museum - Wine Museum:



The Church of San Severo in Bardolino, a Romanesque building from the 12th century, is outside the old town of Bardolino. The building is a three-nave church with a bell tower. In addition to a crypt, which is still included from the previous building, the fresco decoration is particularly worth seeing.

The municipality of Bardolino, which gives its name to the wine-growing region, is located on the south-eastern shore of Lake Garda. This is where the DOC red wine Bardolino is produced. In addition to Bardolino, the towns of Affi, Costermano, Garda, Lazise, Peschiera del Garda and Torri del Benaco also belong to this DOC zone in Veneto. If the wine comes from the core area of the DOC, it may include the addition Classico on the label. The red wine from Bardolino is certainly the most famous wine in the region, but there is also rosé. As a rule, these are quite light, drinkable wines that should be drunk as young as possible. The latter applies above all to the Chiaretto (Rosé).Bardolino Superiore and Bardolino Classico Superiore have had DOCG status for many years.


Guerrieri Rizzardi

Wine and olive oil shop in Bardolino und Cavaion

Wine and olive oil shop in Bardolino and Cavaion

Address Via Pozzo dell'Amore 94, Cavaion (near Bardolino)

Free Walk in the Vineyard - guided tours of the vineyard and winery from June to September

Phone +39 045 72 10 028 - For group tours with wine tasting

Guerrieri Rizzardi

Address Strada Campazzi 2, Bardolino

Wine Tours & Tastings

For generations, the Guerrieri Rizzardi winery has cultivated the tradition of winemaking in the three classic Veronese areas: Bardolino, Valpolicella and Soave.

3. Bathing & Sports

Lido Cornicello and Lido Mirabello are located 2 promontories north and south of the historic center of Bardolino. There are changing rooms, showers with hot water, toilets, manicured lawns, a snack bar and a children's playground. (Entrance for a fee, deck chair is included in the price). ​


Aquapark Riovalli, near Cavaion Veronese, near Lazise and Bardolino.



The Parco Natura Viva is a modern zoological garden that has played an active role in protecting species over time. ​

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Parco Natura Viva Garda Zoological Parc, near Bussolengo (between Lazise and Verona).

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Theme parks: Caneva-Aquapark and Movieland, the Holliwood park . Various restaurants: Rock Star Restaurant, rock & roll - Safari Pizza Restaurant - Margeritas cocktail bar - Medieval times, Restaurant & Show.


Link: - ​​Aquapark Riovalli at Cavaion Veronese, near Lazise.


Sandy beach on the shore of Lake Garda. The perfect place for the whole family, especially for children, thanks to the large bathing area and a real paradise for water sports enthusiasts who can try their hand at challenging windsurfing and canoe trips. Stroll along the lake shore to the center of Lazise (only 10 minutes away), cruise the calm waters of the lake on board a pedal boat. ​



The long, but fee-based, pebble beach Lido di Lazise south of the city is one of the few on the otherwise mostly stony shores.


In the nearby town of Colà: Swimming in the large thermal park Villa dei Cedrivon Colà (near Lazise), with wonderfully warm thermal water and a wonderful park (entrance fee). ​


The Gardawake sports center is a good local address for sporting activities in the cool waters of Lake Garda Lazise. Wakeboard, water ski, banana boat and parasailing courses for adults and children are offered at this facility. ​


Lazise has many well-equipped, child-friendly campsites with their own access to the lake. ​

4. Excursions & boat trip timetable Lake Garda

Line ships on Lake Garda travel north from Desenzano to Malcesine and Riva. From Riva you can return via Gargnano, Salò and Desenzano.


For information on the boat schedule on Lake Garda click here...

The car ferry takes you from Toscolano to Torri in 20 minutes. There is a lot to see on the Verona side of Lake Garda: Gardaland, Colà thermal park, various nature parks and water parks, cable car from Malcesine to Monte Baldo (at 1700 meters altitude), Verona. On the Brescian side of Lake Garda you can visit the beautiful towns of Toscolano-Maderno, Gardone and Salò.


For information on the timetable of the Lake Garda - car ferry from Toscolano-Maderno to Torri click here...

Hike to Monte Moscal. In the hinterland of Bardolino is Monte Moscal (highest point 430 meters above sea level).This easy hike starts at the village of Incaffi.Once at the top you have a magnificent panoramic view over Lake Garda, the Val d'Adige, Monte Pastelo, the Monte Baldo chain, the mountains of Brescia (Pizzocolo and Cornone di Blumone). ​

5. Restaurants & Wine region

Il Giardino delle Esperidi

A perfect gourmet experience. Good service and a very nice atmosphere

Address Via Goffredo Mameli 1, Bardolino

Phone +39 045 621 04 77

Rest day Tuesday


Osteria dai Coghi

The food, perfectly balanced, fresh products are beautifully presented. Good value for money.

Address Via Alcide De Gasperi 9/13, Villa Albarè (in der Nähe von Bardolino)

Phone +39 347 344 21 58

Rest day Wednesday


Ristorante Eva

Great service, excellent food, friendly staff, reasonable prices

Address Via Due Porte 43, Piovezzano di Pastrengo, Pastrengo (in der Nähe von Lazise)

Phone +39 045 717 01 10


Stella d'Italia

Good restaurant that cultivates Italian cuisine with passion and high quality standards

Address Piazza Carlo Alberto 25, Pastrengo (in der Nähe von Lazise)

Phone +39 045 717 00 34

Rest day Wednesday

Trattoria dal Pansa

Small, simple and good trattoria with a terrace.Good local cuisine and nice staff.The restaurant is located next to the Villa dei Cedri thermal park in Colà.

Address Piazza di Sopra 12, Colà , near Lazise (VR) 

Phone +39 045 759 02 96

6. Events

Events in Bardolino:


  • Vinitaly and the City Bardolino. Wine tasting from the Lake Garda region, in Bardolino, in April

  • Wine Festival Palio del Chiaretto, with entertainment and music shows, in Bardolino, in May

  • Aperitifs, tastings and fireworks event Aperitivo sotto le stelle, in Bardolino, in August

  • Bird exhibition Sagra dei Osei, in Bardolino, in September

  • Grapes and Wine Festival Festa dell'Uva e del Vino, near Bardolino and Castelletto, in October

  • Olive oil and folk festival Antica Fiera di Santa Caterina, in Bardolino, in November

  • opera festival. Concerts and musical events by Italian opera musicians and singers, in Bardolino, from May to October

  • Wine tours in the Valpolicella area, in October

  • Gran Fondo Bardolino Bike. Bike race in Bardolino, in March

  • Garda Classic car show. Classic Car Exhibition in Bardolino, in September.

  • International triathlon. Triathlon Race of four Nations in Bardolino, in June

  • Jazz Festival O Live Jazz, in historic building in Cavaion, in June

  • Weekly market in Bardolino, every week, every Thursday

  • In Cavaion Veronese, near Bardolino: In summer, a varied program of cinema, concerts and theater is presented several times a week

  •  on the small open-air stage of the Arena des Corte Torcolo right next to the town hall of Cavaion

  • Cavaion, near Bardolino: In addition to wine and oil, Cavaion is also known for the excellent local asparagus. Big asparagus festival every year in May


Events in Lazise:


  • Feast of the guest Festa dell'ospite. Musical and culinary festival, in Lazise, in August

  • Honey Fair, in Lazise, in October

  • Weekly market in Lazise, every week, every Wednesday

  • Weekly market in Pacengo, near Lazise, every week, every Saturday

Ship pier Bardolino

Bardolino - Hafen und Zentrum

Bardolino - beaches and bars


Bardolino - Central square with restaurants

Bardolino - Seepromenade

Bardolino - Ship pier

Bike and hiking trail near Bardolino

Bike and hiking trail near Bardolino

Bardolino - Hafen

Strände bei Bardolino

Bardolino - Strände und Bars/Restaurants

1. Sights
2. Wine region Bardolino
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