Located on the south shore of the lake, Sirmione is a particularly busy destination. It is home to a number of restaurants, bars, shopping malls and a market.
Found at the tip of the peninsula, the sulfur springs supposedly possess healing abilities. These abilities have most often been linked to healing infections involving the head, and specifically the ears.
Built on the eastern shore of the lake, Gardaland is the third-most popular theme park in Europe. It has six roller coasters, including Blue Tornado, Magic Mountain and 50 other attractions.
Built in the 13th century, Scaliger Castle sits on the Verona side of the lake. It now houses the Verona Civic Museum and represents a rare example of medieval port fortification.
Lake Garda has several top-rated resorts and hotels available. Riva del Garda on the north shore and Desenzano del Garda on the south are particularly well-rated.
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