The area all around the Hotel San Marco is full of opportunities linked to the most diverse activities to be seized: Peschiera del Garda is a strategic point in oreder to discover the Lake Garda shore, as well as the surrounding regions, from Milan to Venice or up to Trento and Mantova, thanks to the presence of the A4 motorway exit, the railway station and various links such as the Mantova-Peschiera cycle path.
The Lake in all its glory deserves the paramount attention: stroll along the peeble beach, or lie on your towel to sunbathe on the foreshore. The Hotel San Marco is located just 200 meters from the nearest beach, but every day you can decide to change place: on foot, by bike or by car you can discover the manifold gulfs and shores in Peschiera and all around the lake, in summer as well as in other seasons.
Peschiera del Garda is perfectly located to reach several other places of interest in the area, such as the Lake Garda towns of Desenzano del Garda, Sirmione with the Catullo Caves, Gardone Riviera with the Vittoriale degli Italiani, Lazise, Riva del Garda, but also the larger surrounding cities such as Brescia and Verona. You shall find museums, exhibitions, cultural events, the amazing entertainment offered at the Arena of Verona during the Opera season, as well as various religious tourism opportunities, including the Santuario del Frassino (i.e. a Sanctuary) in Peschiera.
If you want to get to know Lake Garda and its territory to the best, a pleasant starting point is the precious local enogastronomy, with products such as oil, wines, lemons, truffles and of course lake fish, in particular lavaret also known as whitefish, sardines and pikes. Among the oenological products you must not miss a taste of Lugana wine, also cultivated in the area of Peschiera, together with Chiaretto di Bardolino and Chiaretto della Valtenesi, Groppello, Soave, Custoza as well as Franciacorta and Valpolicella wines of the nearby mountains of Verona. Staying at the Hotel San Marco is an excellent departure point for visiting Vinitaly.
If you like sports, you can indulge in water-based boat and motorboat activities and various sports such as water skiing, sailing, windsurfing, as well as diving. Tennis, hiking, biking, walking and golf are excellent alternatives. Furthermore, if you are passionate about sports, the international Volkswagen TriO Series Triathlon race takes place just in Peschiera del Garda in September, an unmissable opportunity to discover this discipline up close.
For your personal shopping you shall find shops and malls in the nearby cities, such as Adigeo and Grande Mela in Verona or Freccia Rossa and Nuova Flaminia in Brescia, but also closer to the lake, such as Grand’Affi, Il Leone in Lonato del Garda, Le Vele in Desenzano.
For the entertainment of children and adults Gardaland, Movieland Studios, Parco Natura Viva, Caneva World, Parco acquatico Cavour, Parco Giardino Sigurtà and the other water and theme parks in the area offer you several fun and relaxation opportunities.