Riva del Garda & Around attractions

Top Choice Waterfall in Riva del Garda & Around

Cascata del Varone

Prepare to get a soaking as this 100m waterfall thunders down sheer limestone cliffs through an immense, dripping gorge. Spray-soaked walkways snake 50m into the mountain beside the booming torrent, and ambling alon…
Beach in Riva del Garda & Around

Punta Lido

This area of pebble beaches, parkland, picnic spots, paddling toddlers and strolling Italian holidaymakers is also the launchpad for many a waterborne adventure with some of the sports agencies based here. It's part…
Park in Riva del Garda & Around

Parco Arciducale

No doubt avoiding the summer tourists, Archduke Albrecht preferred to build his winter palace 5km north of Riva in pretty Arco in 1872. Around it he created a magnificent arboretum, now the Parco Arciducale, planted…
Landmark in Riva del Garda & Around

Bastione

From the centre of Riva, the Bastione is the chalk-white castle clinging to sheer cliffs high above the west edge of town. The 3.5km hike to this picturesque ruin is as steep as it looks and leads up hairpin bends p…
Museum in Riva del Garda & Around

Museo Alto Garda

Housed in Riva's compact medieval castle, the civic museum features local archaeology, frescoes from Roman Riva, documents and paintings. In light of Riva's much fought-over past, perhaps the most revealing exhibits…