Gardaland Themepark

TomassoRizzi's picture

Location

Lake Garda
Italy
45° 27' 17.1036" N, 10° 42' 50.274" E
IT
General info: 

Gardaland is the eigth-most-popular theme park in Europe and is located between Peschiera and Lazise, at Lake Garda in Italy. Built on the eastern shore of Lake Garda at Castelnuovo del Garda, the park opened on July 19, 1975. It has expanded steadily in both size and attendance. By 2007, attendance reached 3 million.
The Gardaland is currently is home to six roller coasters and a total of 32 rides. The coasters are called Blue Tornado, Magic Mountain, Sequoia Adventure, Raptor, Orto Bruco, Mammut.[2] Fuga da Atlantide is a Shoot the Chute.

In addition to the amusement park, the resort contains a Sea Life Aquarium (Entrance fee not included in the amusement park entrance fee).

Getting there: 

CAR
MOTORWAY A4 MILAN-VENICE
From Milan: Exit at the paying toll of Peschiera del Garda and follow the signs. The Park is only a few kilometres from the motorway exit.
From Venice: Exit at the paying toll of Sommacampagna or Peschiera del Garda and follow the signs. The Park is only a few kilometres away from the motorway exit.

MOTORWAY A22 OF THE BRENNER
From Modena: Take the junction connecting to the A4 motorway, in the direction of Milan, and Exit at Sommacampagna or Peschiera del Garda. Follow the signs. The Park is only a few kilometres from the motorway exit.

TRAIN
Gardaland Park is 2 Km away from the station of Peschiera del Garda (on the Milan-Venice railway line).
The Railway Station of Peschiera del Garda is linked to the Park by a free shuttle service (roundtrip).

There is a ride every 30 minutes throughout opening hours of the Park.

Costs: 

One day pass 37,5€
2 consecutive days 54€

Interesting places nearby

The greatest landmark of Rome, Colosseum, stands in the center of the city, defying the earthquakes, fires and thieves that tried to desecrate its structure.

Palatino is one of the 7 hills of Rome and is considered to be the part where the original Rome was founded.

Contrary to popular belief, the St. Peter’s Basilica isn’t the mother church of the Catholic Church nor is it the residence of the bishop of Rome. However, this building is probably the most famous church in the world.

Vatican Museums are a part of Pope’s official residence, the Papal Palace. With more than 1,400 rooms, the Vatican Museums are one of the most important cultural institutions in the world.

On over 80 hectares in the heart of Rome stretches an English-type garden, named the Villa Borghese. It was made in 17th century, when Cardinal Scipione Borghese decided to turn his vineyard into a large landscape garden.

Pantheon is one of the best-preserved of all Roman buildings. It was completed around 14AD and has been in continuous use ever since which is probably why it is still in a very good shape.