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Tourist information

  • Medical assistance
  • Pharmacy
  • Bus
  • Ship
  • Shuttle service
  • Arrival
  • Interesting facts

Guardia Medica Turistica

Medical assistance for tourists

At this time, there is no longer an emergency medical service for tourists in the area due to a lack of staff.

You can contact the resident GPs at the medical centre in Piazza Donatori di Sangue 5 - 37016 Garda (VR). You will be treated there as a private patient.

The nearest hospital with an emergency room is in Peschiera del Garda, about 15 km from Garda.
Clinica Pederzoli
Via Monte Baldo, 24, 37019 Peschiera del Garda (VR)


Corso Italia 78 - Tel. +39 045 7255022

The pharmacy is located at the bus station on the main street.

Opening hours:
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 AM to 12:30 AM
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 12:30 AM and 3:30 PM to 7:20 PM

In an emergency, each pharmacy door has an information notice with the next open pharmacy. Or online here: Farmacie di Turno

Transportation Garda

Local public transport ATV

From Garda city there are daily bus rides to the north and south of Lake Garda, to Verona and the surrounding towns.

During summer the ATV (Azienda Trasporti Verona) offers special trips to Venice, to the events at the Arena in Verona and a bus service with bicycle trailer for cyclists: more information.

Shuttle service of Garda City

The free shuttle service is active daily, in the summer months, from 9 AM to 12 AM and 16 PM to 19 PM, every 30 minutes. Timetable

Taxi Service

In Garda there are 2 taxi drivers waiting at the bus stop (where the pharmacy is).

Manuel Tel. +39 346 747 7732 - 7 seats
Sascha Tel. + 39 329 425 0319 - 9 seats

Garda city

How to arrive in Garda

Garda city ▪ Lake Garda ▪ Italy

By car

Highway exit AFFI | about 15 minutes | 10 km

By plane

Airport Valerio Catullo | Verona - Villafranca | about 40 minutes | 33 km
Airport Orio al Serio | Bergamo | about 80 minutes | 110 km

By train

Verona Porta Nuova Railway Station | about 40 minutes | 34 km
Peschiera del Garda Railway Station | about 30 minutes | 20 km

By motorbike

Instead of the highway, you can drive along the Adige valley. Then the journey is already a holiday.

By bicycle

There are (yet) no bicycle paths in Garda, but from the surrounding towns, you can still easily reach Garda by bicycle.

By ship

If you come to Garda by boat, there are specially designated docks that are subject to a fee. There is also a petrol station for motorboats in Garda.

By campervan

Of course you can also come to Garda by campervan.
Parking is in Via Carmelo Preite, with electricity, waste water disposal, fresh water, shower, 100m from a supermarket, but no "camping".

Interesting facts

Best travel season

Of course, beach weather is more likely in July than in January. But no matter whether in summer or winter, Garda is always nice.

Shop opening hours

During the tourist season, most shops are open all day every day. In the evening many shops close between 9 PM and 11 PM.


In almost every restaurant, bar and hotel you can get WIFI for free.

Public holidays

1. January - New year
6. January - Epiphany
Easter monday
25. April - Liberation Day
1. May - Labour Day
2. June - Republic Day
15. August - Ferragosto
1. November - All Saints' day
8. December - Immaculate Conception
25. December - Christmas
26. December - Saint Stephen's Day

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