Padenghe sul Garda is a small town located on the moraine hills that lie in the southwestern part of Lake Garda. The municipality is bordered to the east by Lonato Lido and Moniga del Garda, while to the west is Calvagese, home to a world-renowned golf club.
Padenghe sul Garda has a few thousand resident inhabitants but in the summer season the population can even double due to the presence of tourists who stay overnight in hotels, holiday homes and campsites in the area.
Due to its proximity to Desenzano del Garda and the rapid access to the main communication roads, from Padenghe sul Garda you can have access to most public and private services, such as the hospital, supermarkets and shopping centres.
From the castle, a 12th-century construction and located at the highest point in the municipality, visitors can enjoy a splendid view of the lake and surrounding moraine hills.
Finally, in Padenghe sul Garda, tourists can also visit the Church of Sant’Emiliano.
For those who are interested in tasting the products of local gastronomy, numerous local farms and agritourisms offer delicious wines and dishes seasoned with extra virgin olive oil.
In fact, vineyards and olive groves are the most widespread crops in the agricultural lands of Padenghe sul Garda and the surrounding municipalities.
Padenghe sul Garda is easily reachable by car and train.
By car, driving along the Valtenesi provincial road.
For those traveling on the A4 Turin/Venice highway, the exit is Desenzano and then they must continue on SP 236 following the road signs in the direction of Salò.