Between the lake shore and the summit of Mount Baldo
Hotel Baia Verde is located just a few kilometres from the centre of Malcesine, one of the most charming towns on the lake. With its rocky spur that rises imperiously from the water, home to the towering castle that stands guard over the medieval historic centre, the town enchants visitors with its cobbled lanes and squares, colourful shops, workshops, restaurants, osterias, historic houses, and picturesque views of the lake. The landscape is incredibly beautiful: Malcesine is framed by the sparkling waters of Lake Garda that change colour from the white of the waves to the blue of the sky, from the silver of the moon to the gleaming, warm gold of summer sunsets.
Tour around the lake
Our hotel is the perfect base for exploring Malcesine and all the towns and village that add to the charm of Lake Garda. Here are some of the spots that we particularly recommend visiting:
Alto Garda is one of the most popular areas on Lake Garda thanks to its charming towns and villages that are a pleasure to visit in any season, its stunning scenery, and the chance to try numerous activities in the fresh air as well as sample local wines and typical products.
Called the “bright eye of peninsulas and islands” by the poet Catullus, Sirmione fully earns this accolade thanks to its extraordinary beauty. Today, it’s home to an internationally renowned thermal centre and boasts an important historical and artistic heritage which spans from the days of Ancient Rome to the Scaliger era.
Verona and Venice
Verona is a must-see destination for its art and history as well as its operatic tradition. The Opera Festival at Verona Arena is a world-famous event that is held every year in the city’s most famous monument. Venice needs no introduction: Its unique character and important contribution to Italy’s artistic heritage mean you have to visit at least once in your lifetime.
Borghetto and Valeggio sul Mincio
Two historic towns of Lombard origin in the Veneto region, around 30 kilometres from Verona. Both towns are full of medieval charm with ancient fortifications and water mills, and have recently been included in the list of Italy’s most beautiful towns.
The land of Veronese wine, this hilly area extends from Verona to Lake Garda and comprises a series of small communities featuring Venetian villas and Renaissance rural courtyards, ancient Romanesque churches, and little country chapels, as well as spectacular natural landscapes with forests, waterfalls, towering rock formations, and stone quarries shaped by the climate and human hands.
The most western mountain of the Venetian Prealps, which towers over Lake Garda. It’s known as Europe’s botanical garden due to its lush, varied flora, such as olive trees, mountain pines, oaks, orange trees, and palms. Its summit can be easily reached thanks to the futuristic Malcesine-Mount Baldo cable car with its revolving cabins that give you a 360° view of the lake and the surrounding panorama.
One of the most beautiful Alpine lakes thanks to its crystal-clear waters that reflect the surrounding mountains. Ideal for relaxing, biking, or walking. You can also enjoy swimming, canoeing, windsurfing, sailing, and fishing in its turquoise waters.
Limone sul Garda
Famous for its lemon groves, extra-virgin olive oil, terraces with stunning views, and typical stone houses adorned with flowers and plants, Limone sul Garda is a delightful town that graces the shore of Lake Garda’s Brescian riviera.