15 days in Lake Garda, Crema & Bergamo Itinerary

15 days in Lake Garda, Crema & Bergamo Itinerary

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Sirmione
— 4 nights
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Riva Del Garda
— 4 nights
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Crema
— 1 night
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Bergamo
— 5 nights

4
nights
Sirmione

Sirmione ©
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). You'll get in some beach time at Jamaica Beach and Spiaggia Punta Gro. Popular historic sites such as Centro Storico Sirmione and Castello Scaligero are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Sirmione: Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda), Museo Nicolis (in Villafranca di Verona) and Mantua (Casa del Mercato, Rotonda di San Lorenzo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Torre di San Martino della Battaglia , pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesetta di S. Anna, stroll through Spiaggia-Passeggiata delle Muse, and kick back and relax at Spiaggia Comunale di Santa Maria di Lugana.

For photos and other tourist information, read Sirmione travel planner.

London, UK to Sirmione is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Sirmione is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Sirmione hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Sirmione

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Mantua, Gardaland Park, Museo Nicolis, Torre di San Martino della Battaglia
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Torre di San Martino della Battaglia	©
Torre di San Martino della Battaglia
Rotonda di San Lorenzo ©
Rotonda di San Lorenzo
Museo Nicolis ©
Museo Nicolis

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nights
Riva Del Garda

Riva Del Garda ©
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Scaliger Castle in Malcesine and Castel Beseno. La Limonaia del Castel and Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Riva Del Garda side-trips: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Malcesine), Piazza Duomo (in Trento) and Mura della Citta di Rovereto (in Rovereto). There's lots more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Old Ponale Road Path, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Rocco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Barbara Church, and explore the galleries of Casa degli Artisti "Giacomo Vittone".

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Riva Del Garda trip builder app.

You can drive from Sirmione to Riva Del Garda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Riva Del Garda can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Crema.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Malcesine, Ledro, Limone sul Garda, Rovereto, Casa degli Artisti "Giacomo Vittone"
Highlights from your plan
Castel Beseno ©
Castel Beseno
Lago di Ledro ©
Lago di Ledro
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine ©
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine

1
night
Crema

Crema ©
Crema is a city and comune in the province of Cremona, in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Maria della Croce, contemplate the long history of Palazzo del Comune, contemplate the long history of Piazza del Duomo, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Crema, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio Santa Maria della Stella, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Santa Maria delle Grazie.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Crema trip maker.

You can drive from Riva Del Garda to Crema in 2.5 hours. July in Crema sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bergamo.

Things to do in Crema

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica Santa Maria della Croce ©
Basilica Santa Maria della Croce
Santuario di Santa Maria delle Grazie ©
Santuario di Santa Maria delle Grazie

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nights
Bergamo

Bergamo ©
In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Arena di Verona and Accademia Carrara. Popular historic sites such as Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore and Campanone o Torre Civica are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bergamo: Brescia (Museo di Santa Giulia, Brescia Castle, &more) and Verona (San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, Basilica di Santa Anastasia, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Mura Venete, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa della Madonna del Giglio, and admire the landmark architecture of La Citta Alta.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bergamo trip planning website.

Getting from Crema to Bergamo by car takes about an hour. In July in Bergamo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bergamo

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Verona, Brescia, Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia

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