Things to do in Bardolino

Our most recommended things to do in Bardolino

From Lake Garda: Full-Day Guided Group Tour of Venice

1. From Lake Garda: Full-Day Guided Group Tour of Venice

Spend the day in one of the world’s most romantic cities on a full-day guided tour to Venice from Lake Garda. Travel across the Veneto on an air-conditioned bus, and hop on a private boat to the heart of the city. Finally, join a walking tour from St. Mark's Square to Rialto Bridge. Following your pick-up from various points in the Lake Garda region, including Limone, Riva del Garda and Bardolino, transfer to Venice with a short coffee break (at your expense) near Soave. Arrive in Venice by 11:00 AM and hop on a private boat and cross the lagoon to St. Mark's. Take a 40-minute walking tour of St. Mark's Square, complete with a guide and headphones, and see some of the city’s most famous landmarks, such as St. Mark's Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs, and the Campanile. Stroll the main streets to the Rialto Bridge and other monuments of “La Serenissima.” Learn more about the Republic of Venice and how it came to dominate the east and the west as the “Queen of the Adriatic.” The central district is teeming with beautiful squares, canals, crumbling mansions, ancient churches, artist workshops, and bridges — all of which you get to admire on this tour. In the afternoon, get some free time to relax and explore Venice on your own. Go off the beaten path for a more authentic look at everyday life in the city, or just sit back and people-watch in one of the many cafés of Piazza San Marco. At the end of the day trip, jump back on the boat to get from St. Mark's Square to the transfer bus at approximately 5:45 PM.

Lake Garda: Wine Tour and Tasting Experience in Bardolino

2. Lake Garda: Wine Tour and Tasting Experience in Bardolino

Taste the most important wines made in the area with the guidance of a professional Sommelier, who will walk you through the tasting process and explain what makes these Italian wines so unique.  The visit begins with a guided tour of the winery where you will learn about the methods and techniques of wine production. Journey through the traditions of high-quality wine production, from the harvest from the surrounding vineyards to the final stage of bottling.  At the end of the tour, enjoy an exclusive wine tasting experience where you will sample 2 red and 2 white wine varieties paired with local products.

Lake Garda: Historic Castle Cruise with Wine Tasting

3. Lake Garda: Historic Castle Cruise with Wine Tasting

Discover the charm of Lake Garda on a half-day speedboat tour, where you will see the various castles and villas, enjoy a regional wine tasting, and get a chance to swim in its refreshing waters. Start your cruise from Sirmione’s harbor, located next to the Scaligero Castle of Sirmione, offering a perfect postcard view as you start your lake cruise.  Continue towards the Lazise Castle, a medieval fortress with imposing towers and defense walls. Enjoy a wine tasting in Bardolino guided by a professional sommelier who will explain to you the unique characteristics of this regional wine.  Take a dive into the emerald lake waters to cool off and enjoy a relaxing break at the shores of Villa Canossa. Admire the timeless beauty of Torri del Benaco Scaligero Castle, a fortress of Roman origins, before navigating back to the Port of Sirmione.

Lazise: Bike Tour and Wine Tasting

4. Lazise: Bike Tour and Wine Tasting

Join with us some wonderful hours of sport, nature, wine and local food. We wil make a beautiful ride through the land of Lazise, among panoramic views, vineyards and olive trees. You will finish with a stop in a winery where cured meat, local cheese, and bread await, along with a selection of wine to toast the end of the ride. We will travel about 20 km safely, away from busy roads, for an unforgettable experience. Our expert guides will be able to adapt the route to your physical level and preparation

Verona and Lake Garda: Self-Guided Audio Tour

5. Verona and Lake Garda: Self-Guided Audio Tour

See the best of Verona and Lake Garda as you take advantage of the navigation functionality and suggested walking routes offered by this self-guided audio tour. Plan an itinerary that best suits your schedule and choose the things that interest you the most. Immerse yourself in the history of the city as you admire iconic landmarks including the Verona Arena, Juliet's House, and Castelvecchio. Don’t forget to tune into your audio commentary to uncover the secrets and history of this beautiful Italian city. Take a break from sightseeing whenever you like and enjoy some of Verona and Lake Garda's countless restaurants and bars. As soon as you’re ready to start exploring again, plan your next walking route, pinpoint your favorite sights, and source the best photo hotspots as you continue to explore.

From Lazise: Lake Garda Private Cruise with Wine Tasting

6. From Lazise: Lake Garda Private Cruise with Wine Tasting

We will leave from Lazise, one of the most visited tourist destination in Italy; you will be on board of a wonderful motorboat, that can carry up to eight people for a tour; you will be able to see the Castle, the Venetian Dogana, the old Port and the Lazise lakefront, from a different point of view. Then we will navigate on the blue lake, seeing the beautiful coast of Bardolino and Garda, where we will stop, under the magnificent Villa Canossa, a 16th century building, visible only from a boat, to make the aperitif-tasting with quality food and the wines of a local cellar. We will reach the famous Punta San Vigilio, one of the most beautiful and evocative place on Lake Garda.

All-Day Private Tour of the Picturesque Verona

7. All-Day Private Tour of the Picturesque Verona

Did you know that Verona is ranked amongst the most visited towns in Italy, due to its geographic location, rich culture, temperate climate, beauty and hospitality of its people? On this route, see the most famous monuments as well as smaller churches and squares. In the morning, the sightseeing consists of a tour of some beautiful attractions such as Museo Archeologico, Teatro Romano, Pinacoteca of Castelvecchio, Museo degli Affreschi and Tomba di Giulietta. After lunch, continue with a private walking tour of the old city center and see the iconic sights like the Basilica of St. Anastasia (with additional entrance fee), Piazza Bra with the famous Roman amphitheater "Arena,” Juliet's House, Piazza dei Signori, Piazza delle Erbe with its typical market and the Scaligeri Tombs "Arche Scaligere.” Please note that on Sundays, churches can only be visited in the afternoon. Round trips from different locations on Lake Garda are also available (Peschiera, Lazise, Bardolino and Garda).

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What people are saying about Bardolino

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 585 reviews

The organization of the tour was perfect. Our tour guide Francesco entertained us very well during the trip to Venice with lots of jokes and interesting facts about Venice and its region. We also received a lot of helpful information on how best to spend a nice day in Venice. Arriving in Venice, you had the opportunity to accompany Francesco on his tour. All in all, Francesco and his colleagues made it an uncomplicated, beautiful day in a very lively city. We would like to thank Francesco and his colleague for a nice, well-organized day!

Really enjoyed our trip to Venice. We travelled from Malcesine on lake garda so it was an Early start but worth it to see the sights. Tour guide was excellent and very clear with instructions on meeting places & times. They have to be strict as the boats & buses have timetables to stick to so can’t wait about for dilly dalliers lol. Food included was ok but nothing special. All in all a great way to see the sights of Venice if you’re restricted on time in Italy.

Excellent tour! We had a great captain. Purchased extra bottle of wine at the wine tasting, 8.50 Euro. Trip was as advertised. Definitely rate as a Recommend.

fantastic fun trip, fast speed boats and wine tasting good

Excellent experience, learned so much and fabulous wines!