Bordering Verona, Brescia and Trentino, Lake Garda is an inevitable collision of cultures making for an all the more fascinating and insightful Italian escape. With Roman ruins, 15th century castles and strategic citadels, the towns, villages and shoreline of Lake Garda are awash with beguiling and beautiful archaeological sites. You’ll find vineyards, picturesque pebble-stone bays and unbeatable local restaurants. The highlights around Lake Garda are endless, whether the iconic San Martino Tower, ancient ruins at ‘Grotto of Catullus’ or simply relaxing around one of the many cobblestone plazas, found in the lakeside towns. Active types will delight in the abundance of watersports, paragliding and hiking trails throughout the surrounding mountains, making for a truly unmissable Italian experience.