Sitting snugly on the shoreline of the beautiful Lake Garda, in the Italian Province of Brescia, is the wonderful town of Gargnano. A Gargnano holiday is the perfect choice for those travellers who want to have the best of both worlds; the chance to relax in idyllic, peaceful surroundings whilst not being too far away from great activities and attractions. As well as coming equipped with all of the amenities you need for a relaxing stay, a Gargnano holiday rental apartment will provide you with the most memorable views of the renowned lake.
As the town of Gargnano is situated so close to the beautiful Lake Garda, it is possible to enjoy a wide variety of activities both on and off of the water. Amongst the activities available on a Gargnano holiday are windsurfing, swimming, sailing, fishing, golf, tennis, horse riding, mountain biking and walking. The town also has several great sights including beautiful churches and the 18th century Palazzo Bettoni which contains an extensive collection of antique furniture, books and paintings by famous artists.
No Gargnano holiday would be complete without a trip to the second largest city in the Lombardy region, Brescia. The city has a long history and is filled with great attractions to see. A must see in the city of Brescia is the castle which sits atop a hill overlooking the city. The castle dates back to the 13th century with an original Roman fortification underneath the current building. The castle is home to an interesting arms museum and a wonderful observatory. Also not to be missed on a trip to Brescia are the Monastery of San Salvatore, The Piazza della Loggia and the 11th century Duomo Vecchio.
It is very likely that the weather will play an important role on your Gargnano holiday and you will want to know what to expect before you go. The summers are pleasant and warm with temperatures reaching as much as 29 degrees Celsius. The winter months can see the temperature fall to around 10 degrees Celsius at the most. The rainfall amount for Gargnano is around 21 inches annually.
Starting out on a marvellous Gargnano holiday is very easy to do as travellers can land at Verona Airport (VRN) which is approximately 23 miles away from the town. Amongst the air operators offering special deals on flights to Verona are Air France, Lufthansa, British Airways, KLM and Flybe. Passengers can depart the UK from numerous airports including Gatwick (LGW), Southampton(SOU), Edinburgh (EDI), Birmingham (BHX) and East Midlands (EMA).