Riva del Garda

The second largest town on the Lake (13.000 inhabitants) after Desenzano is a lively, elegant resort in the north of the Lake. The beautiful old town, which is reached via the old gates, is full of pretty corners. Due to its varies sports- and free-time programme Riva has something to offer for every taste. Lovers of water sports, mountainbiking and climbing can choose from a large selection of offers. The town centre is dominated by a colourful mixture of solemn visitors, families and sports fanatics. The most beautiful and largest of the beaches around the Lake is to be found in Riva. The mild climate favours a Mediterranean flora: the town has the characteristics of an oasis surrounded by impressive mountains.

General Information
Postal zip code 38066
Altitude: 70 m
Inhabitants: 14.714

Emergency call numbers
Police: 112
Fire-Brigade: 115
Ambulance: 118

Useful telephone numbers in the area
Tourist office: 0464-554444
Police departement: 0464-576300
Fire-Brigade departement: 0464-520333
Hospital: 0464-582222
Post office: 0464-553450 / 554148 (Riva)
Post office: 0464-552331 (Varone)
Taxi: 0464-516926 / 551400 / 552200

Important distances
Railway Station Rovereto: 25 km
Airport Verona: 90 km
Milan: 200 km
Motorway connection A22 Rovereto: 25 km

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Foto: gardasee.de - Thilo Weimar, Tibor Lepel