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Travelling around the lake by ferry

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Travelling around the lake by ferry

Is it possible to travel by ferry to the different lake resorts ? We are planning to stay for 6 nights around Lake Garda and would like to stay in two resorts before eventually returning to Verona.

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1. Re: Travelling around the lake by ferry

You can get all around the lake by using ferries, but this can work out to be quite expensive and journeys between north and south can take well over two hours.

navlaghi.it/g_download/…202012.pdf

navlaghi.it/g_download/…20SITO.INGLESE.pdf

You could also use a combination of ferry and bus. There is a good bus service along the eastern side of the lake which would be cheaper and quicker. The same bus runs to and from Verona calling at all towns between Peschiera del Garda and Riva del Garda.

…verona.it/atv_www/…62-64.pdf

It really isn't necessary to stay in two different resorts especially if you choose somewhere like Garda or Bardolino. If you do decide on two different towns you might find you have less choice of accommodation as some hotels do have minimum stays of 3/4 nights.

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2. Re: Travelling around the lake by ferry

The differences between the resorts are subtle, Lake Garda holidays work best at a slow pace rather than a flurry of box ticking the must see tourist attractions in the way one would with a visit to New York, Berlin, Rome,Naples London or Paris.

I can assure you you will spend a lot of your trip just sitting with a drink or food and enjoying watching the world go by.

To get the most out of Lake Garda pick a resort with good ferry and bus links and use that as a base to visit other places around the lake and trips to some of the other near-by tourist traps including Verona, the Dolomites and Venice.

Also remember if you shift hotels and resorts you will effective have lost 1/5 of your holiday.

Edited: 3:50 pm, June 05, 2012
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3. Re: Travelling around the lake by ferry

Thank you both for the advice.

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4. Re: Travelling around the lake by ferry

I am warming to you Junkcatcher,sound advice!

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