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5 ideas for Pentecost at Lake Garda

The opportunity to spend a few days at Lake Garda and feel the first summer sunshine on your skin comes precisely 50 days after Easter!

The Pentecost holidays fall into a time of transition between spring and summer, a time when nature awakens to new life! The temperatures are mild, the sun shines brightly, and the Mediterranean plants bloom in the most beautiful colours. So, there’s hardly a better time to visit Lake Garda!

During a Pentecost holiday in a hotel, apartment or guest house at Lake Garda, you’ve the opportunity to have some unforgettable moments.

Our best holiday tips for Pentecost:

  1. Water sports and sunbathing
    During Pentecost, people who enjoy water sports can go crazy on Lake Garda. Sometimes the water can be a little bit fresh, but if you wear a wetsuit or don't have a problem with the cold, you will benefit from crystal clear water and plenty of space. Torbole is considered a mecca for surfers, but Riva del Garda and other places on the north shore are also popular with surfers, sailors and other enthusiasts. Beginners are in good hands in Garda, Bardolino or Lazise. If you want to take it easy during Whitsunday, you can relax on the beaches of Lake Garda and soak up the soothing sun. Dogs are well looked after with special beaches for pet owners and their four-legged friends!

  2. Discover the extensive cultural programme
    Art and culture enthusiasts should take advantage of the mild temperatures at Pentecost to discover some of the area's many historical sites, museums and exhibits. A visit to the Castle of Sirmione, the Lake Ledro Lake Pile dwelling Museum, one of the region's historic monasteries or the Museum of Modern Art (MART) in Rovereto are worthwhile! Opera lovers should undoubtedly go to Verona for a performance in the arena. We also recommend a visit to the old town, which has a lot to offer!

  3. Relax in the thermal baths
    Many people like to use spring and summer to regenerate, re-energise and regain their shape. In the thermal baths around Lake Garda, you can relax, take different remedies and enjoy beneficial treatments. Recommended are the thermal baths of Sirmione or Colà di Lazise. Here you will be looked after by trained staff, who can give advice and recommendations for small and more significant health problems.

  4. Experience sport, fun and action
    For those who can’t wait to train outside again after the long winter months, you need to get your running shoes out of the closet and the mountain bike from the cellar and go to Lake Garda during Pentecost. There are many outdoor sports such as hiking, cycling, climbing and much more. In addition to the pleasant temperatures, you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the lake, which makes every workout a pleasure. If you’ve enough courage, you can also try out adventure sports such as paragliding or canyoning!

  5.  Enjoy culinary highlights
    If grilled fish, fresh pasta, crispy pizza and good wine makes your mouth water as you read this, then you'll be right at home at Lake Garda! There's the culinary diversity of three different Italian regions. In addition, olives and grapes are grown and processed into the finest olive oil and excellent wines. Whether in an elegant restaurant, in a small trattoria, in a rustic country inn or in a bar on the piazza, everywhere you go there are little and large morsels just waiting to be eaten!

Updated: 31/01/2019

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