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Amazing views

Climbed up via route A the steepest climb on a dull morning but by the time we got up there the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Lycra not required

We got a map of the walk from the Tourist Information in Garda and they advised that the walk... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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La Rocca hill, Garda, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Climbed up via route A the steepest climb on a dull morning but by the time we got up there the clouds had disappeared and the view of Garda and Bardolino were worth it.

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

We got a map of the walk from the Tourist Information in Garda and they advised that the walk started behind the church. The walk starts with a climb up a long, long flight of stairs and then as you climb the steps become more...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed June 17, 2018

There are different routes to climb La Rocca, some easier than others. We had a charming Swedish guide who kept us at a steady but fair pace and we covered the 7k from Garda to Bardolino and back along the coast to Garda without any...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

This is a great walk, from behind the church in Garda. My wife an I walked to top, and were surprised at the fantastic views over lake and towns. The effort is well repaid when you arrive at the top. Another short walk to the...More

3  Thank paul m
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

It has been many years since I last walked up the rock. I took a gamble just wearing my addidas trainers managing to reach the top in just over 20 minutes. I started the ascent near Piazza Roma in Garda where some steps start the...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

We decided to do this walk having being told it was a steep walk that would take us around 1&half hours. Yes it is very steep and quite hard going but there are plenty of places to stop on the way and it took us...More

1  Thank thepadgetts2016
Reviewed October 16, 2016

La Rocca stand on Lake Garda, it is worth the fairly steep walk up for the views. We started behind the church, initially steps and fairly steep, giving way to paths. Once at the top the views are stunning. Well worth the walk.

Thank Jayne B
Reviewed October 4, 2016

My husband walked up the hill from Garda to Bardolino whilst I walked the lakeside path. He started from behind the church in Garda and walked the path to the top, coming down near one of the camp sites in Bardolino. The views were great...More

Thank 98Jennifer
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

If your in Garda and want a spectacular view of the lake this is for you! The path is easy to find - to the right of the main church in the centre- and has signs all the way up. I went up in flip...More

1  Thank Rebekah H
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

We took a morning hike from Garda, following the road near Bikapi hostel and then winding up zigzag steps under the shade of trees. The steps are steep and hard work, but you soon arrive at a forest junction with a couple of picnic benches....More

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We got a map from the tourist office in Garda but it was not very detailed and we found some signs hard to find and only got to the top when we met a group of Italian walkers and we didn't find the church. The tourist office... More