Italy Lake Garda Motorhome stopovers

Italy: 10x motorhome stopovers around Lake Garda

Lago di Garda! A popular place for motorhomers and sun lovers. We understand why this place is so popular. You will find fine sandy beaches with clear blue water, countless hiking opportunities and the most colorful villages. In short: Lake Garda has everything for an unforgettable vacation. Are you planning to drive south with your motorhome this summer to spend your vacation at the largest lake in Italy? If so, we've already listed the 10 best motorhome stopovers around Lake Garda for you!

1. Garda: motorhome stopover P Centro

We start our list with Garda: a characteristic village on the eastern shore of Lake Garda. This is also the village that gave its name to Lake Garda. In the past this place carried the name "Benacus", but Charlemagne changed this in the eighth century AD. He has ensured that the town is now called "Garda"! In the center you will find colorful buildings, old city gates and narrow alleys where you can stroll for hours. A place of interest that immediately stands out is 'La Rocca'. On this rock of 295 meters high you will find the remains of a castle. There are also several hiking trails and you are guaranteed a magnificent view over the city and Lake Garda! To discover Garda it is best to park your motorhome at motorhome stopover P Centro.

Motorhome trip Italy Garda

- Motorhome stopover P Centro: the ideal starting point to discover Garda!

2. Bardolino: agricampeggio Terra e Sogni

In Bardolino you're guaranteed to find peace and quiet. At Agricampeggio Terra e Sogni you can spend the night at the winery. How special is that! Park your motorhome on the beautiful landscape of Terra e Sogni between olive trees and vineyards. From this motorhome stopover you're within 10 minutes on the beach or in the center of Bardolino. This is a lively destination in the southeast of Lake Garda. It is a fairly small, but cozy village! You will find many Italian boutiques, cafes and nice restaurants. Especially in the square at the Piazza Matteotti there is always something going on, this is the favorite place of the locals. And don't forget to taste the wine! After all, Bardolino is known for the wine of the same name from this region: Saluti! 

Staying in Italy with a motorhome at the winery

- At Agricampeggio Terra e Sogni you can taste and smell the Italian atmosphere.

3. Bardolino: motorhome stopover Serenella

Agricampeggio Terra e Sogni is not the only motorhome stopover in Bardolino. At motorhome stopover Serenella, you spend the night directly at the water's edge. It is a simple motorhome stopover and only 2 kilometers from the center of Bardolino. The perfect base for your vacation at Lake Garda!

Italy motorhome Bardolino motorhome stopover

- From this camperstop, you can see the most beautiful boats sail by.

4. Lazise: amici di Lazise

Are you planning to take your children or grandchildren on a motorhome adventure? Then Amici di Lazise is the perfect place to park your motorhome. From here you can reach Aquapark Canevaworld in no time and also Gardaland amusement park is within easy reach of this motorhome stopover in Lazise. In this way, the children will not be bored for a moment. Of course a visit to Lazise should not be missed. This village from the Middle Ages was once an important trading post. Today it is a vibrant place and popular with many tourists. Especially the old port is very popular and when you see it for the first time you immediately understand why. On one side of the port you will find nice terraces and on the other side a historic church with remnants of the Middle Ages. 

Italy motorhome Peschiera del Garda

- Lazise: perfect for young & old! 

5. Peschiera del Garda: motorhome stopover Area camper Peschiera

A lively and busy town on the south side of Lake Garda, that's Peschiera del Garda! In the past the Romans used this river as a connection to the river Po. Today it is the natural border between Lombardy and Venice. To visit this town you can spend the night at Area camper Peschiera. This motorhome stopover is fully equipped and from here it is only 5 minutes by bike to the old town and Lake Garda. 

Motorhome stopover port Italy Sirimione

- The port of Peschiera del Garda must be seen.

6. Sirmione: Camper Park Sirmione

Sirmione! A town on the southern shore of Lake Garda. In the past this place was already loved by writers and poets. Here they found inspiration for their new books or poems. Nowadays, many tourists have discovered this lovely place and return every year for a well deserved vacation. We recommend you to make a camperstop in Sirmione. Park your motorhome just outside Sirmione at Camper Park Sirmione. Here you stay directly at Lake Garda and from here you can discover all the beauty of the town. Because of its location on the peninsula Sirmione is completely car-free. This allows you to stroll through the endless streets of the city. Along the way you will come across the Castle of Sirmione, one of the most famous sights of the town. From the top of this 13th century castle you have a panoramic view over Sirmione and Lake Garda!

Desenzano del Garda motorhome

- Get lost in the endless streets of Sirmione.

7. Desenzano del Garda: camperpark Area Sosta Camper La Spiaggia

Directly on Lake Garda you will find motorhome stopover Area Sosta Camper La Spiaggia. This motorhome stopover in Desenzano del Garda is fully equipped and from here you are only a few kilometers away from the center of Desenzano. This is the largest city around Lake Garda and should certainly not be missed during your motorhome trip. There are stories that this city was already inhabited during prehistoric times. There are several traces found in this area from the Bronze Age. In the archaeological museum you can admire many of these finds and excavations. In this way you can learn all about the rich history of Desenzano! 

Salo motorhome Italy Lake Garda

- Desenzano del Garda: a must during your motorhome trip around Lake Garda.

8. Salò: motorhome stopover Salò

Salò may not be the town with the most sights, but it is the ideal base for a vacation on Lake Garda. This elegant and luxurious resort attracts many tourists every summer. This is mainly due to the beautiful promenade along the lake, the Lungolago Zanardelli. Here you will find many cafes and restaurants. While enjoying a nice meal you can see the boats sail by. The old town of Salò is also worth visiting! Through two old gates from the year 1463 you enter the old center of the city. Behind these gates you will find nice Italian boutiques and places of interest. The cathedral of Salò, the archaeological museum and the town hall from the 16th century are the must-sees of this city! In Salò you can spend the night at motorhome stopover Salò.

motorhome stopover Campione del Garda

- Walk through the centuries-old gates into the center of Salò and feast your eyes! 

9. Riva del Garda: motorhome stopover Riva del Garda

Riva del Garda! This is the northernmost village of Lake Garda and is highly recommended for nature and hiking enthusiasts. The houses, the mountainous surroundings and the fickle weather make it look like a Swiss village. It is not surprising that this area is very popular with surfers, mountain bikers and mountaineers. For the hiking enthusiasts, the Ponale trail is highly recommended. This path of 10 kilometers is perfect for a nice walk. Also the center of Riva del Garda should not be missed. The center is rich in fairytale palaces and magnificent works of art.

Near Riva del Garda you will find the motorhome stopover Riva del Garda. Here you stay only 200 meters from Lake Garda and you have a magnificent view of the mountains!

 Motorhome stopover Riva del Garda Italy Lake Garda

- Spend the night just 200 metres from Lake Garda at motorhome stopover Riva del Garda.

10. Malcesine: camping Lombardi

Last, but not least: Malcesine. This picturesque town is also called "the pearl of Lake Garda". Here you can imagine yourself in an Italian atmosphere, because Malcesine is all about Italian. Stroll through the narrow streets with colored houses, eat a real Italian pizza on one of the nice squares or visit the local market on Saturday. It is a must to go on the water here for a boat trip. A guide will tell you all about the must-sees of Malcesine. The first thing you see from the water is the medieval castle called 'Scaligero'. This is the symbol of the town and the history of this castle even goes back to 568 AD. The castle is not only beautiful from the outside, but it is also worthwhile to admire the inside. Take a tour of the old dining hall or climb to the top of the tower for a stunning view! About 3 kilometers from Malcesine you can spend the night at Camping Lombardi.

 Motorhome stopover Lake Garda Italy Malcesine

- Malcesine: the pearl of Lake Garda!

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