This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Peschiera del Garda. To help you make friends with Peschiera del Garda before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Peschiera del Garda, Veneto, Italy, lies on Lake Garda and is a well-known tourist destination. Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy and has an overall surface area of roughly three hundred seventy square kilometers and it is situated in the north of Italy, close to the Alps. The famous city of Verona is only around twenty-five kilometers away from the shores of the lake. Peschiera del Garda has a rich history and was known as Acrilica during the times of the Roman Empire. Historical buildings and the relaxing atmosphere of Lake Garda are the main reason for tourists to spend some in Peschiera del Garda. The lake is also an excellent spot for various outdoor activities such as biking, climbing, and windsurfing.
The climate is mild and rain showers occur way less compared to the northern side of the Alps. Outdoor enthusiasts visit the lake from spring to autumn, when the climate is pleasant and very suitable for sports and relaxation. You can expect maximum temperatures of up to twenty-nine degrees Celsius in summer. In spring and autumn, the daily maximum temperatures can reach up to twenty-four degrees Celsius. However, temperatures around seventeen degrees Celsius are very common.
If you plan to stay in Peschiera del Garda, there are numerous hotels, holiday homes, and guesthouses; options for a Peschiera del Garda, Veneto, Italy hostel are limited but they do exist. Most accommodations are situated either in the centre or along the shores of the lake. Since the centre is very compact, it is very easy to get around and to find the way to the booked accommodation. Your Peschiera del Garda, Veneto, Italy hostel is located in walking distance to the centre of the town and the facilities are clean and of high quality. Your Peschiera del Garda, Veneto, Italy hostel also offers free Wi-Fi and numerous leisure activities.
The main sights of Peschiera del Garda are the fortress “Fortezza di Peschiera” and the Sanctuary of Madonna del Frassino. The worth-seeing fortress is an excellent example of military architecture in the sixteenth century and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. Sanctuary of Madonna del Frassino, literally translated as Our Lady of Ash, is visited every year by thousands of pilgrims. The church was built in the sixteenth century and beautiful houses pieces of art by Paolo Farinati and Zeno da Verona. Lake Garda is a very popular location for outdoor sport lovers. On the lake, you can try out windsurfing. Nearby there are excellent spots for climbing. Hiking and biking along the lake are very popular activities as well.
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