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Torri del Benaco: information and advice

The comune of Torri del Benaco is one of Lake Garda's main tourist destinations, at least in the area which lies in Verona province in the Veneto region. Every year, Torri del Benaco 's numerous campsites and tourist villages accommodate holidaymakers from all over Europe who choose this destination on the eastern shore of Lake Garda for its beaches, natural landscapes and artistic and cultural heritage.

Rich in history - particularly relating to the Scaliger family - the comune of Torri del Benaco boasts an ideal location for camping holidays, fulfilling all the most important criteria for open-air tourism: on the slopes of Mount Baldo and overlooking the waters of Lake Garda, Torri del Benaco is the perfect place for both relaxing and active holidays. We should also mention that Torri del Benaco has a port, from which ferries link the town to Lake Garda's other destinations.

What to do in Torri del Benaco

Torri del Benaco's campsites and tourist villages offer everything you need for a successful holiday, even if you don't leave the site, but the amenities on offer in the vicinity are undoubtedly an added bonus. During the summer, for example, there are the beaches of Torri del Benaco, extremely popular with tourists: the beach at Sbocco Valle Randina is perfect for families; other places to visit are Lido Bagni and Baia dei Pini sul Lungolago, Baia Stanca - Punta Caval and Litorale Spiaggia d’Oro in Val Randina. Besides relaxing comfortably on the shores of Lake Garda, tourists here can also get to grips with some of the trendiest water sports in this area of Garda Veneto, including sailing, windsurfing and diving.

And for those who prefer nature to water, Torri del Benaco offers the opportunity to try trekking, mountain biking and horse riding in the countryside around Mount Baldo; rock climbing and paragliding are also available for the more adventurous. Accessible by cable car, Mount Baldo itself is a very special destination for anyone seeking to relax while admiring stunning views over the lake.

Monuments and surroundings

This commune in Verona province also has its own Scaligero Castle, impressive for its location on the edge of Lake Garda and its magnificence; inside the Scaligero Castle in Torri del Benaco you'll find an ethnographic museum. The medieval walls encircling the town are well-preserved, and the historic centre is gorgeous; also worth a visit are Villa Melisa and the numerous churches scattered throughout the comune. The hamlets of Pai and Albisano, with their breathtaking views, are worth a visit too.

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