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Monte Baldo - Things to Know Before Visiting

Monte Baldo, 37018 Malcesine, VR, Italy

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About Monte Baldo

Mount Baldo is a mountain range of the Garda Mountains of a height maximum equal to 2218 m. It consists of a ridge parallel to Lake Garda that stretches for 40 km, between the lake to the west and Vallagarina to the east. The ridge is reachable through a cable car from the nearby town of Malcesine, on the shore of Lake Garda. One of the nice trekking destination and also a good view point too.

Attractions Near Monte Baldo

Santuario Madonna della Corona
Santuario Madonna della Corona8.61km from Monte Baldo

The sanctuary of the Madonna Della Corona is located in the territory of the Municipality of Ferrara di Monte Baldo in the province and diocese of Verona, in a hollow excavated in Mount Baldo. In the 15th century, it was a hermitage; the first church was inaugurated in 1530, after the visit of the bishop Gian Matteo Giberti. It became a sanctuary in 1625 when the knights of Malta had the church rebuilt, which was then completed in 1680.

Ponale Road
Ponale Road16.04km from Monte Baldo

The old Strada del Ponale offers great views of Lake Garda - it is reserved to hikers and cyclists and one of the biggest attractions of the upper Lake Garda. The Strada del Ponale connects Riva del Garda and the Valle di Ledro. Originally built in the second half of the 19th century, it was replaced by a modern tunnel only 20 years ago. Due to the immense popularity of the track with impressive views of the lake and its tunnels it has been reopened after investing 820.000 € in 2004.

Tremalzo Pass
Tremalzo Pass16.59km from Monte Baldo

A mountain road in northern Italy, which was laid out for strategic purposes during the First World War, leads to the Tremalzopass. The pass is located at 1664 m slm on the border between the Autonomous Province of Trento and the Province of Brescia not far from Lake Garda. The southern flank is part of the Parco Alto Garda bresciano natural park . The top of the pass is between Monte Tremalzo and Cima del Dil , the highest point of the Tremalzo road is the summit tunnel at around 1830 m slm

Lago di Ledro
Lago di Ledro18.14km from Monte Baldo

The Ledro lake is situated in a hanging valley that connects the valley of Churches with Lake Garda . At a height of 655 m, its surface is 2,187 km² and has a circumference of about 10 km. Bathing is possible in the lake. In the eighties , in the autumn of 2009 and in November 2011, part of the lake was tinged with red by the flowering of the alga oscillatoria rubescens , an indicator of an increased trophy of the lake.

Cascate del Varone
Cascate del Varone20.59km from Monte Baldo

The Varone waterfalls are located in the municipality of Tenno, in the province of Trento, 3 km from Riva del Garda. They are almost 100 meters high and originated from the Magnone stream, which flows under the Ravizze valley and descends towards Lake Garda. Its waters are fed by the underground leaks of Lake Tenno which for a short distance penetrates the mountain and then forms the waterfall. The name Varone instead originates from the homonymous hamlet of Riva del Garda located a short dista

Lake Garda
Lake Garda21.11km from Monte Baldo

The largest lake in Italy, known for its crystal clear waters. Glaciers formed the alpine region around the lake at the end of the last Ice Age.

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The area was a part of the Roman Empire until the 5th century AD. Although being a heavily industrialised region, tourism is one of its main economic resources; one-fifth of Italy's foreign tourism gravitates towards Veneto, which is the first region in Italy in terms of tourist presence, attracting over 60 million visitors every year, second after Emilia-Romagna in terms of hotel industry structures.