The historic city centre
Riva del Garda is the pearl of the Trentino Garda area.
Tourism in Lake Garda is a kaleidoscope of experiences: the mild climate, vast beaches, lovely views and relaxation are the main ingredients for a memorable holiday on Lake Garda. Riva del Garda is the main centre of the Garda Trentino area, in this popular tourist town on Lake Garda, sport is one of the main reasons for choosing Riva as a holiday destination: windsurfing and sailing, cycling, mountain biking , tennis, walking, canoeing ... All at the foot of the Brenta Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage site which is immersed in a cool, temperate climate with typical Mediterranean vegetation: olive trees and lemon trees, palms and laurel oaks ...
The centre of Riva del Garda is rich in art and precious architecture.
Among the many memorials of the past worth visiting, the most important and fundamental are:
- La Rocca (The Fortress), now home to the Civic Museum and Art Gallery;
- the Apponale Tower, ancient place of commerce and fairs;
- the Inviolata Church and the church of St. Maria Assunta, important examples of Baroque architecture;
Another beautiful attraction not to be missed in Riva del Garda, is the Varone Waterfall, surrounded by a botanical garden and picnic area.
Recently opened to the public and of great interest, the imposing hydro power plant in Riva del Garda, directly overlooking Lake Garda, is a real jewel of architecture and engineering. Your visit will be an engaging experience with original multimedia attractions for both young and old. A place to visit, but where you can also "play" and discover how water is transformed into clean energy.