Moniga del Garda is a small district in the province of Brescia, set on the west shore of Lake Garda. This small Italian village, surrounded by a green environment coloured by uncountable olive groves, is one of the most beautiful territories of the region "Valtenesi".
The village is known by wine experts, for it is the main production centre of the Rosé Chiaretto, so it has been renamed "Città del Chiaretto". The wine is produced in the Groppello vineyards. Even the olive oil production plays an important role and is protected by the "Olio Extra Vergine di Oliva DOP Garda" trademark. The offer of first level restaurants
From the village, a panoramic road long about 10 km, that goes through the Chiaretto production territory, takes directly to Salò. The hilly landscape around Moniga offers different tracks for bikers
: easy paths through the olive groves, vineyards and fields with a picturesque view on the lake.
The village centre, with its narrow streets and alleys, has a particular charm. Worth a visit is the impressive Castle of Moniga (10th century), which surrounds a whole village quarter.
The weekly market takes place in Moniga every Monday, the stands open at 8 am and until 1 pm you can spend serene hours looking for bargains.
Thanks to its idyllic gravel beaches, to the picturesque harbour and the magical landscape, Moniga is one of the most beloved holiday destinations. It is indeed easy to find the ideal accommodation among the numerous hotels, bed and breakfasts, holiday apartments or camping places.