Villas in Arco

Villas in Arco

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Highlights in Arco

  • Lakeview
  • Mountainview
  • Historical landmarks
  • Watersports
  • Mountain climbing
  • Cultural attractions
  • Medieval villages
  • Castles

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Villas in Arco

Breathtaking villa locations

Home to castles and medieval towns, Arco is located in northeastern Italy near Verona, Venice and Milan. The Northside of Lake Garda is home to the city of Riva del Garda which boasts historical roots from three nations: Scaligers of Verona, Republic of Venice, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. These foothills to the Alps were formed by glaciers long ago, leaving a plethora of rocky terrain behind making it the climbing capital of the region. This setting boasts a perfect mild climate, gorgeous scenery, quaint village towns and many festivals throughout the year.

Italian villas for everyone

The villas range from lakeside retreats for couples to large family or small groups in classic Mediterranean style villas with private gardens. Some have swimming pools and a jacuzzi for extra comfort. All provide internet, mini to full sized kitchens and lovely scenic views. You’ll be surrounded by gorgeous mountain views in Arco with its famous mountaintop castle taking you back in time to a more nostalgic period. You’re also close to Verona and Venice for fascinating day trips. Fabulous restaurants are within minutes of your accommodations with delightful cuisine from Italy and Germany.

Travelers and activities

Arco for Outdoor Sports fanatics

Sports fanatics will meet their match at Lake Garda. There’s spectacular rock climbing, boulder climbing and via ferrata adventures in Arco. Come and enjoy the “Rock Master” Annual Championship where climbers from all over the world trek the famous Monte Colodri in the early Autumn. Springtime boasts the Adventures Awards Days Arco with the famous rock-climbing gyms scattered around the lake. Valle dei Laghi is a delightful cycling path that meanders through three villages with amazing vistas and cafes. Hiking trails starting from Riva di Garda are delightful. Lake Garda also offers all manner of watersports including kitesurfing, sailing and more.

Arco for Culture enthusiasts

You will find so much to explore and enjoy in this unique location. Opera, art, and history are part of the scenery here. You won’t believe you’re in the 21st century! Some of the first settlements in the area date back to 300 AD and Arco’s famous castle has many fascinating frescoes and historical features worth exploring. Famous writers like Goethe and James Joyce mention Arco’s beauty and serenity in their works. Don’t miss Rocca di Riva for its history. All the villages around Lake Garda offer cultural gems for your enjoyment including delightful cuisine from all over Italy as well as Bavarian delicacies and boutique shopping.

Albrecht Dürer’s watercolor painting of the ‘Castle and Town of Arco’ in 1495 is displayed in the French Louvre.

Top 7 travel tips in Arco

1. Take a day trip to the Arena di Verona

This venue offers the experience of a lifetime especially during the summer months when there are many concerts and operas held at the Arena, similar in appearance to Rome’s Coliseum. This friendly city has many tourist attractions and delightful food options making it well worth the trip.

2. Immerse yourself in a medieval village and waterfall

Feel the force of the Varone Waterfall upstream then go downstream and watch its flow into the cave at its base for spectacular photo-ops. After the waterfall, meander through the Medieval village of Canale di Tenno where you’ll be immersed in history and rich culinary delights, like authentic polenta, to cap off your day trip.

3. Taste the best wine and olive oil in Riva di Garda

If you love wine and good quality olive oil fresh from the trees, you’re in luck! Riva di Garda features some of the best vineyards and olive groves in all of Italy. Agritur Comai is a great place to start your tour where your guide will take you around to the various groves in the region.

4. Embark on a culinary extravaganza

There’s plenty of luscious food and wine to explore in Italy where the people live to eat, and every meal is a celebration. Try the wine and dine route on the west side of Lake Garda in the cultural village of Brescia. There’s many wineries, restaurants and regional products waiting for you to enjoy. Feast on the Brescia caviar, Pusterla wine and local cheeses.

5. Soak in the sulfur springs of Simione

This exciting locale is like traveling to the 12th century with its drawbridge entrance to Castle Scaligeri at the southerly end of Lake Garda. You will have many things to enjoy here but bathing at the luxury spa sulfur springs is top of the list.

6. Take the family to Gardaland for unusual experiences

At Gardaland you’ll find several theme parks for all ages to enjoy located on the southeastern part of the Lake. Check out the sea-life, adrenaline rides and movie themed features. There’s the waterpark and African safari with dinosaurs to give you a thrilling adventure.

7. Visit the Art Deco Villa of Gabriele d'Annunzio

If you enjoy art and culture the villa Vittoriale d'Italia is a must see. Gabriele was known as an eccentric poet that lived in a very interesting villa. The tour includes many interesting stories about the man and his exploits. Be sure to see the gardens and the ship “Puglia” on the grounds as well.

FAQs: Villas in Arco

Which types of facilities are available at the villas in Arco?

Among the services available on Holidu, it seems that the villas in Arco benefit from everything that travelers dream of! Here, the villas generally include a variety of amenities, the most popular being: garden (92%), internet (92%), and view (85%)...What are you waiting for?

How are the reviews for the villas in Arco?

The villas here are often well rated. 54% of the villas in Arco have excellent reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars!

Are the villas in Arco suitable for families with children?

Holidu's data reveals that 77% of villas in Arco are suitable for vacations with children, so you won't have any difficulty finding the ideal villa for you and your children.

Are the villas in Arco suitable for travelers who wish to take their pets on vacation?

For sure! In Arco, 54% of the villas accept pets, 92% even have a garden!

Do the villas in Arco mostly come with an internet connection?

Certainly! According to Holidu's data, 92% of villas in Arco offer Wi-Fi. So no need to panic, you will be able to browse the internet throughout your stay!

How much does it usually cost for villas in Arco?

Based on the last year, there are few villas in Arco costing less than $100 per night.

Do the villas in Arco usually come equipped with a fireplace or a pool?

Certainly! According to Holidu, the villas in Arco have everything you need all year round. Here, 23% have a fireplace and 23% a pool.

Are the villas in Arco suitable for vacations with friends or better for an escape as a couple?

Here, according to Holidu's data, 46% of villas welcome up to eight people, 23% of these villas contain at least four bedrooms. But 92% of villas also accept up to four travelers, and 92% of the villas are made up of at least two separate bedrooms. This is therefore the perfect destination for groups of friends of all sizes!

For a luxurious vacation in Arco, are Villas a good idea?

Some villas are, but others aren't as luxurious. So if you are looking for that special accommodation, don't delay in making a reservation because only 23% have a pool, while 62% have air conditioning . However, if it's space you're looking for, 92% of the villas can accommodate large groups, and 92% have a garden.

Do the villas in Arco have a beautiful view?

More than half of the villas have a balcony and a view (77% and 85%) making it the perfect destination for those who dream of waking up to a beautiful view in the morning. 92% also have a garden, so you will not have any trouble finding your vacation paradise. If you like enjoying your meals in the sun, and especially if you like barbecues, 38% of the villas are equipped with them.

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