Malcesine, Lake Garda

Located on the eastern shore of Lake Garda, Malcesine is the northernmost municipality on the Veronese shore.
On the border with the Trentino Alto-Adige region, the town is an interesting area for paragliding and hang-gliding enthusiasts due to its proximity to Monte Baldo.

Malcesine is set in a natural environment of flora characterised by olive trees, palm trees and oleanders. Its rocky conformation makes it unique compared to the other villages on Lake Garda, giving this area great elegance.

Fun fact:
• The first Italian windsurfing school was opened in Malcesine in 1976.
• In the hamlet of Aril there is one of the shortest lakes in the world with a length of just 175 meters.

Malcesine in pills

Distinctive traits

• Castello Scaligero
• Cable car
• Palazzo dei Capitani

top beaches

• Baia di Val di Sogno
• Spiaggia di Posterna
• Spiaggia di Paina

main events

• Malcesine in fiore
• Festa patronale di Sant’Anna
• Concerts on the sailing ship

weekly market

• Saturday

Discover Malcesine and its surroundings

Bardolino, a municipality on the Veronese shore of Lake Garda, is one of the towns on the lake that attracts the most visitors throughout the year.

Garda is also rich in history and tradition, as witnessed by the various buildings and places of interest that you should not miss during your visit.

Malcesine, the northernmost municipality on the Veronese shore of Lake Garda, is one of the most popular destinations for visitors who flock to the lake in large numbers every year.

Starting right in the heart of the town and walking towards Arco Castle, you will pass picturesque historical buildings as you ascend through narrow cobbled alleys.

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