Garda, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Garda, Italy? If you're planning to go to Garda, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Garda, Italy

Based on the climate and weather in Garda, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Garda, Italy by month

January

Traveling to Garda in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat

February

If you vacation in Garda during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces

March

If you vacation in Garda during March, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces

April

April in Garda is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella

May

If you go to Garda in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

June in Garda is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

July

July in Garda is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

If you vacation in Garda during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September here is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

October

October in Garda is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

November

November in Garda is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella

December

In December, Garda is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range.

At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Garda, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Garda, Italy

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Garda, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, F and L
  • A SIM card that works in Garda
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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