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Long-distance hikes at Lake Garda

Lombardy, Italy

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions at Lake Garda. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful long-distance hikes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful long-distance hikes at Lake Garda

View on lake Garda from the trail
Long distance hiking trail · Garda Trentino
Garda Trek - Top Loop: The crown of Garda Trentino
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
1
92.2 km
47:00 h
7,944 m
6,291 m
7 challenging stages from one mountain hut to the next, from the shores of the lake to 2000 m and above, touching on all of the peaks surrounding the northern shores of Lake Garda.
View on southern Lake Garda from Monte Altissimo
Long distance hiking trail · Garda Trentino
GardaTrek - Top Loop 6: In the Garden of Europe
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 6
2
11.6 km
7:00 h
1,833 m
4 m
This stage takes you to Monte Baldo, renowned for the exceptional variety of its flora (it's therefore known as "Garden of Europe") and the incredible views over Lake Garda.
On the top of Monte Stivo
Long distance hiking trail · Garda Lake
GardaTrek - Top Loop 4: to the balcony over Lake Garda
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 4
1
16.3 km
7:50 h
1,917 m
16 m
Another uphill stage! From the bottom of the valley there is almost 2000 metres of elevation gain to get to one of the most spectacular viewing points in all of Garda Trentino.
View over lake Garda from the trenches of Monte Corno
Long distance hiking trail · Garda Trentino
GardaTrek - Top Loop 5: Across the former Austrian Front
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 5
1
11.8 km
4:00 h
4 m
1,788 m
A breathtaking descent from the over 2000 metres a.s.l. of the pastures of Monte Stivo to Nago in the valley floor, across the former front of teh Great War
Hocheppan
Long distance hiking trail · Bolzano and environs
Dolomites high trail 10
recommended route Difficulty difficult
251.6 km
95:12 h
14,461 m
14,646 m
The Dolomites High Altitude Trail no. 10 starts in Bolzano and ends on the shores of Lake Garda, in Gardone Riviera. The route leads through mountainous areas to the west of the Adige Valley.
On the trail around Cima Giochello
Long distance hiking trail · Garda Trentino
Garda Trek - Top Loop 1: from Riva del Garda to Rifugio Pernici
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 1
13.7 km
7:00 h
1,822 m
317 m
This stage counts nearly 1600 metres of elevation gain, from the mediterranean shores of Lake Garda to the alpine peaks between Garda Trentino and Valle di Ledro. 
Lake Tenno from above
Long distance hiking trail · Garda Trentino
GardaTrek - Top Loop 2: descent to Lake Tenno
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 2 closed
11.6 km
5:00 h
678 m
1,305 m
This stage goes from a hut to the next, from Nino Pernici to San Pietro, touching the verdant shores of lake Tenno and the evocative medieval village of Canale di Tenno. 
View on lake Garda and Garda Trentino from the top of Monte Biaina
Long distance hiking trail · Garda Trentino
GardaTrek - Top Loop 3: a long descent to the River Sarca
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 3
20.3 km
7:55 h
1,418 m
2,269 m
From San Pietro hut (1000 m above sea level) to the valley bottom again. Another stage characterized by a great variety of lanscapes as you descend to the Sarca river shores. 
On Monte Baldo
Long distance hiking trail · Garda Trentino
GardaTrek - Top Loop 7: Back to the water
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 7
7.6 km
2:50 h
345 m
655 m
A breathtaking finale for the Top Loop of GardaTrek: take the cable car down to Monte Baldo and return by ferry to get back to where you started from. 
Castel Spine e vista della valle delle Terme di Comano
Long distance hiking trail · Garda Trentino
Sentiero Frassati - Leg 2
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
23.3 km
8:40 h
800 m
1,219 m
The Sentiero Frassati in Trentino unfolds over seven legs, from the church of the Madonna delle Grazie to the Sanctuary of San Romedio, along dirts roads, paths and mule tracks suitable to all hikers.
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Cima Pizzoccolo SENTIERO PIÙ FACILE - EASIEST TRAIL by Marco
September 21, 2022 · Community
Awesome route the final view over the lake is outstanding, I suggest this trail over the others because is the easiest one and can let almost anybody taste this awesome place
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When did you do this route? September 19, 2022
Sentiero del Ventrar by Francesco
July 17, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? July 16, 2022
Garda Trek - Top Loop: The crown of Garda Trentino by Bruno
February 17, 2022 · Community
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