Torbole – Lake Garda – Italy

Torbole – Lake Garda

Transfer time – 2 hours

Torbole is a stunning resort located on the north of Lake Garda, a bustling resort surrounded by a hilly backdrop making this a perfect destination for water sports fanatics. However you can also come here and relax and it is great for families, couples or groups too, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets.

If relaxing is your thing, then Torbole is wonderful, it has its own little beach backed by a lovely promenade. There something special at just enjoying a coffee or ice cream whilst watching the world go by and the promenade is a perfect place to do this, with plenty cosy outdoor cafes and ice cream parlours. You can even wander along to neighbouring Riva, less than 4 kilometres and experience the leisurely pace enjoyed there too. Ferry hopping over the lake is an easy and fun way to enjoy the views here in Lake Garda and there is an easy cycle ride up to Arco too.

For those with energy to burn, Torbole is fantastic. The northern shores of Lake Garda are world famous for water sports as they benefit from near perfect winds. You can try your hand at allsorts, windsurfing, Para gliding, swimming, sailing and diving to name but a few. Then if you are still not exhausted, why not try a spot of cycling, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking or even pot holing, Torbole has it all.

And if all that’s not enough…..Torbole is perfectly located for exploring other parts of Italy… head across to Verona and take in the world famous Roman Arena or maybe an Opera. Many head across to Venice and experience the waterways, the bridge of Sighs and of course the world famous St Marks Square. You can do half day wine tours or tours of the Dolomites, you will never be bored.

Evenings in Torbole are wind and varied, with a great selection of places to wine and dine, with lively or quiet bars. The locals from Torbole will love it if you stop and chat and join them for a drink or too. Shopping is easy with boutiques and shops open until the early hours.

Torbole is a vibrant resort, with varied activities, water sport and a traditional café culture that Italy is famous for. Just Stunning!!

Joanna Baker

About Joanna Baker

23 years and counting which included 2 years YTS with Team Travel, 3 years in Crete as a rep for LTS/Sunworld. 11 years in Lincoln/TUI (6 years self-employed), 8 years with Low Cost Sunshine

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