With its strategic position, Lake Garda is a perfect starting point for cultural and artistic excursions. From Camping Fornella you can visit the main tourist attractions, monuments, historical symbols characteristic of the territory and the main art cities of northern Italy. Here are some cities that you should visit.
Verona is a beautiful city of art, surrounded by the traces of its ancient history. Roman ruins, medieval vestiges, Venetian and Austrian traces can be seen all across the city, as well as antique palaces, squares, bridges and wonderful churches.
The Arena is Verona’s most famous monument, visited by tourists world-wide. Situated in Piazza Bra, the Amphitheatre was built in the first half of the 1st century A.D. Its elliptical shape produces perfect acoustics from every point in the arena and enhances its capacity to accommodate a great number of people.
Nowadays in the Amphitheatre you can attend concerts and opera performances organized by the Fondazione Arena di Verona.
The pen of William Shakespeare has lent Verona fame and immortality with his tragedy "Romeo and Juliet", and Juliet’s House with the famous balcony, Juliet’s tomb and Romeo’s House – are among the must-see destinations.
For itineraries and places of interest visit Verona city portal.
Venice is famous all over the world for its peculiar relationship with water. It is situated on a lagoon made of 118 small islands and it is crossed by a large number of ship canals linked by beautiful bridges.
City of gondolas, channels and Vivaldi, Venice is a real outdoor museum, unique in its almost everything and considered the most beautiful city in the World, fascinating and full of Romanticism.
Venice’s beating heart is Piazza San Marco, Europe’s most elegant living room, which is surrounded by works of indisputable mastery and prestige.
Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site.
For itineraries and trip ideas visit Turismo Venezia site.
The west coast of Lake Garda belongs to the province of Brescia, known for its flourishing industrial activity and for its prestigious city center.
Brescia combines the efficiency of a modern town with the attractions of a historic city full of art treasures and offers the visitor the pleasure of strolling through a fascinating urban setting which reveals its past history.
For information about itineraries click here.
Mantova is one of the most beautiful cities of northern Italy, rich in art and culture. Located in the lower part of the Po plain, Mantova sits on the banks of the river Mincio, where its waters form a deep bight which embraces the city and creates Lake Superiore, Lake di Mezzo and Lake Inferiore.
The most important town building is the Ducal Palace with its 500 rooms which have been painted and decorated by artists such as Giulio Romano, Raphael and Mantegna. This beautiful place looks like a real city-palace thanks to its numerous buildings linked by corridors and galleries, courtyards and gardens.
The best ways to visit the city is by bike, observing every street and the surrounding areas through the long and well maintained bike paths, which allow you to explore the urban and suburban landscape in complete freedom.