Lugana wine, originating from the stretch of land between Sirmione and Peschiera, is served with a lot of local dishes in Peschiera town. One of these is I Bigoli con le Sarda - spaghetti with a sardine sauce. You’ll find this dish around the resort as there is an abundance of Italian restaurants and patisseries here, a lot of them on the lakefront.
On the other side of the river is a delicatessen and café, Marco e Daniela Time, serving fresh ciabatta sandwiches and their range of deli products. Antipasti platters and pasta are also on the menu. Everything is reasonably priced, and free shortbread is provided for afters.
With a large outdoor terrace and fantastic views of the lake, Vecchio Mulino Beach Bar is a restaurant most visitors return to more than once during their stay. The creative presentation of dishes means your food is more than just about the taste. But book before you go, as it gets busy.
Along the Via Venezia is the Peschiera branch of Toasteria Italiana. It’s an original and quirky café serving up a variety of toasted sandwiches, alongside fruit juices, smoothies, coffees and pasties - all made from natural ingredients.
The fortressed town of Peschiera, with its cobbled streets and waterfront paths, is a lovely place to explore at your own pace. Inside its walls you’ll find a pedestrianised centre and canal-side walkways, all with panoramic views of southern Lake Garda.
From Peschiera you can jump on either a Batt ferry or the faster hydrofoil. The hydrofoil leaves only a couple of times a day, compared to the standard Batt that leaves several times a day, but will only take 2 hours and 20 minutes to reach Malcesine instead of 3 hours and 40 minutes on the Batt.
The train station in Peschiera is located on the Viale Stazione in the town centre. Trains depart twice an hour to Verona and take only 20 minutes, though you can also catch trains to Venice in an hour and a half, and even Milan in just over an hour.
There are two main bus lines operating from the bus station in the harbour – the first operates on the eastern shore of the lake, and the second runs along the southern shore. Hotel Parc Paradiso and Hotel Eden run free shuttles into town. There are also free shuttles to and from the theme parks.
|Trip ||Adult ||Child (0-12) |
|Lake tour (Mon ) ||€49 ||Free* |
|Venice (Wed and Fri) ||€71 ||Free* |
|Venice by night (Mon) ||€75 ||Free* |
|Dolomites (Tue) ||€56 ||Free* |
|Verona (Thu and Sat) ||€50 ||Free* |
|Wine tour (Tue) ||€43 ||Free* |
|Mantova and Sigurta Garden (Tue) ||€55 ||Free* |
|Florence (Tue) ||€78 ||Free* |
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