Giardini d’Agrumi 2024: an explosion of fragrance and colour on Lake Garda

Lake Garda: Citrus Gardens 2024. Discover secret gardens, taste unique citrus fruits such as the Volkamariano Red Lemon. As many as 50 varieties of citrus fruits await you in spring!

The springtime event Giardini d’Agrumi returns for its eighth edition, celebrating the lemon groves and citrus fruits of the Alto Garda region.

From 13th to 14th April 2024, Gargnano and its surroundings will be transformed into a veritable paradise of fragrance and colour, opening the doors of private gardens and historic lemon groves to the public.

The Associazione Terre & Sapori d’Alto Garda, in collaboration with the Municipality of Gargnano, the Parish of San Martino and the Pro Loco “This is Gargnano”, has organised a rich programme of events to introduce the public to the beauty and history of this area.

A charming itinerary between lemon groves and villas:

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Visitors can follow the historic paths that wind through the streets of Gargnano, Villa, Bogliaco and Tignale, visiting over 20 private gardens, exceptionally open to the public, still cultivated according to traditional techniques.

Among the lemon groves not to be missed are the Pra dela Fam Lemon Grove Ecomuseum in Tignale, the Madernina Lemon Grove and the Parco Bernini Lemon Grove in Toscolano Maderno.

A unique opportunity to discover an enchanting landscape and learn the secrets of a cultivation that has made the history of Lake Garda.

Exhibitions, events and tastings:

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In addition to visits to the lemon groves, the Giardini d’Agrumi 2024 programme includes:

  • Exhibition “Citrus, portraits of citrus fruits. Botanical watercolours by Angela Petrini” at the former Palazzo Municipale in Gargnano.
  • Cultural meetings, guided tours, educational and sensory workshops, musical and artistic moments.
  • Gastronomic competition with preparations based on Garda citrus fruits by students of the IPSEOA Caterina dè Medici in Gardone Riviera.
  • Tasting of typical products at the Terre & Sapori sales point in via XXIV Maggio 14 in Gargnano.
  • “Giardini d’Agrumi in barca”: a tour to admire the lemon groves from the lake (for a fee).
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An opportunity to experience Lake Garda in spring:

The Hotel Gardenia al Lago in Gargnano and the Hotel Florida in Gardone, both founders of the Terra e Sapori cooperative, are offering special tourist packages for the month of April to fully experience the event and the area. An unmissable opportunity to enjoy the mild climate of the Garda spring, immerse yourself in the scents of citrus fruits and discover the beauty of this enchanted lake.

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Lake Garda: a universe of emotions to be experienced in every season.

Giardini d’Agrumi 2024 will open the doors to an unforgettable experience, revealing secret gardens and enchanting views normally inaccessible. Let yourself be intoxicated by the scents and flavours of 50 varieties of citrus fruits, including the prized Limone Rosso Volkamariano, a fruit that the mild climate of Garda makes special with a unique taste in the world. Treat yourself to a springtime getaway on the shores of Lake Benaco: a sensory journey that will conquer you with its vibrant colours, its intoxicating scents and its authentic flavours.

Lake Garda awaits you to reveal its most secret soul. Book your discovery weekend and let yourself be carried away by the magic of Garda!

Walter Sestili

Destination Marketing manager since 1998, in love with Lake Garda and its opportunities. For these reasons Garda Outdoors was born, a meeting place where the passion for this territory meets the tourist's curiosity to visit and discover the beauties of the most beautiful and largest of the Italian lakes.