The Lake Garda in Northern Italy is the largest lake of the country and one of the biggest tourist attractions right next to Italy's magnificent cities. It is especially known for the variety of things you can do there. It is very enjoyable to hike, bike or take a relaxing swim around the lake here – especially ideal for an active holiday. The region is characterized by the Mediterranean fauna – warm in the summer and mild in the winter. The main season of the tourism sector are the months of July and August, where everything happens. Therefore, some restaurants or shops will be closed in the winter months.