Riva del Garda

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Riva del Garda showing mountains and a river or creek
Relax in this town’s charming central plaza to see the medieval structures that surround it. Take a trip to the majestic moated castle.

Riva del Garda is a historic town on Lake Garda’s northern shores. Its medieval castle and tower are among the rustic highlights in the quaint commune. Enjoy its pleasant climate and picturesque views of the lakefront year-round.

Visit the medieval castle of La Rocca, an elegant building partially surrounded by a moat. Its walls are made from stone and mortar and its four corners hoist towers. Walk over its bridge and catch a glimpse of the reflection of pretty gardens.

The castle now showcases collections of local art, history and culture of the Riva del Garda Museo Civico. Peruse artistic exhibits, such as dramatic photos of Lake Garda and displays showing the changes to the region over the centuries. Discover intriguing archeological finds from the Paleolithic era.

For a better sense of the town’s past, explore the quaint historic center on foot. Gaze up at the Tower of Apponale, the town’s icon. Climb the 165 steps to its 112-foot (34-meter) summit for views over Riva del Garda, especially beautiful at sunset. In the foreground is the waterfront and the vast lake.

Between the tower and the lake is Piazza III Novembre, a central square with restaurants and boutiques. In Piazza Cavour, see the old city gate of Porta San Michele still standing.

The town lies on the northern shore of Lake Garda in northern Italy. It is in the Trento province of the region of Trentino Alto. Fly to the nearest major transportation hub, Verona Villafranca Airport, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south.

Enjoy a pleasant trip to Riva del Garda with many extraordinary structures on the ideal location of Lake Garda. The region enjoys crisp, cold, sunny winter days perfect for long walks along the lake. Summers are generally warm with pleasant breezes over the water.

Astoria Resort
Astoria Resort
4 out of 5
Viale Trento, 9, Riva del Garda, TN, 38066
The price is €171 per night from 15 Sep to 16 Sep
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Riva del Garda. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant in their ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (308 reviews)
"Great check in and service. The rooms were simple but clean. The pool is amazing."

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2022

Astoria Resort
Du Lac et Du Parc Grand Resort
Du Lac et Du Parc Grand Resort
4 out of 5
Viale Rovereto 44, Riva del Garda, TN, 38066
The price is €313 per night from 7 Sep to 8 Sep
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Riva del Garda. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (533 reviews)
"Gorgeous hotel and grounds. Free kids club!"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2022

Du Lac et Du Parc Grand Resort
Hotel Brione Green Resort
Hotel Brione Green Resort
3 out of 5
Viale Rovereto 75, Riva del Garda, TN, 38066
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €221 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Riva del Garda. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (147 reviews)
"Beautiful hotel, comfortable rooms, pleasant and helpful staff. Thank you everyone!"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2022

Hotel Brione Green Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Residence Royal House
Residence Royal House
Viale Pernici 2, Riva del Garda, Trentino, 38066
The price is €126 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
Stay at this residence in Riva del Garda. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an airport shuttle. Popular attractions Fiera di Riva del Garda and San Marco Gate ...
3.6/5 Good! (8 reviews)
Riva del garda hotel
"nice hotel near Garda lake"

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2018

Residence Royal House
Residence Alle Palme
Residence Alle Palme
Viale Clementino Vannetti, 5, Riva del Garda, TN, 38066
Stay at this residence in Riva del Garda. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and free bicycles on site. Popular attractions Fiera di Riva del Garda and Fraglia ...
5/5 Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Large apartment, underground parking
"To be clear, this is not a typical hotel; rather a set of autonomous apartments in a large, modern 3-story residence. Our two bedroom apartment was close to 800 ft^2, absolutely no relation to small hotel rooms we typically get everywhere else. The rooms were very clean. There is a reception office ..."

Reviewed on 13 May 2017

Residence Alle Palme
Residence Filanda
Residence Filanda
Via S Alessandro 51, Riva del Garda, TN, 38066
The price is €225 per night from 20 Aug to 21 Aug
Stay at this family-friendly apartment in Riva del Garda. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and free water park access. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (36 reviews)
Perfect
"Amazing"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2019

Residence Filanda
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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