Lake Garda, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Lake Garda, Italy

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

Important essentials for Lake Garda, Italy

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Lake Garda, Italy

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Lake Garda.

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

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January

January in Lake Garda is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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February

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

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March

If you visit Lake Garda during March, you may notice that it is cold. 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 occasionally.

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April

April in Lake Garda is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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May

If you vacation in Lake Garda during May, you will probably find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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June

In June, Lake Garda is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Lake Garda, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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July

If you go to Lake Garda in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August in Lake Garda is 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).

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September

September in Lake Garda is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

If you vacation in Lake Garda during October, you will probably see that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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November

In November, Lake Garda is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Lake Garda, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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December

December in Lake Garda can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

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