Bardolino Lake Garda
Bardolino is one of the most important and known touristic destinations on Lake Garda. It is located at the east shore of the lake about 30 km form the provincial capital Verona. Punta Mirabello and Punta Cornicello are two small, picturesque peninsulas that stretch from the village into the water. Bardolino borders in the north with Garda, in the south with Lazise and in the east with Costernano, Pastrengo and Affi. Bardolino is set at the feet of the morainic hills covered with olive groves and vineyards. It is not only known for the production of the famous red wine Bardolino or of the Rosé Chiaretto, but also for the beauties of the old town centre with its alleys, the numerous stores, the typical restaurants
and the long promenades along the lakeshore.
Aperitif under the Stars
that are worth a visit are the Romanesque church "San Severo" with its interesting frescos, the church "Santa Maria" in Cisano and the Olive Oil Museum directly on the Gardesana state road. Numerous events that attract many guests take place in Bardolino on Lake Garda all year long: the Carnival of "Bacchus and Ariadne", the Aperitif Under the Stars during the first days of August, the Garda Festival with a wide range of summer games and the well-known party "Festa dell’Uva e del Vino" and a lot more.
The weekly market
The weekly market with its local products
and interesting bargains takes place on Thursday. It starts in the morning and ends around midday. Bardolino offers every kind of accommodation: hotels, bed and breakfasts, residences and camping places and it is an ideal destination for gourmets: along the Vine Road, you can stop in the different wine shops and taste excellent delicacies in the typical "trattorie". Bardolino is not just a destination for peace lovers or families, but also for excursionists and mountain bikers, for many trips will take you to discover breath-taking landscapes.
Province: Verona (VR)
Coordinates: 45°32′N 10°43′E
Elevation: 65 m (213 ft)
Area: 57 km²
Inhabitants: ca. 7.000
Density: 123 /km²
Districts: Calmasino, Cisano sul Garda
Neighbour communities: Affi, Cavaion Veronese, Costermano, Garda, Lazise, Manerba del Garda (BS), Moniga del Garda (BS), Padenghe sul Garda (BS), Pastrengo
Zip code: 37011 - Phone code: 045