Fornella, a 5-star campsite by Lake Garda
Each year from April to October, the Fornella campsite opens to holidaymakers wishing to stay for a weekend, a week or even longer, on the shores of the magnificent Lake Garda. Rated 5 star, this top-of-the-range campsite has a water park and private beaches, as well as a wide choice of holiday rentals by the water’s edge…
Camping by the water’s edge, on the shores of San Felice del Benaco
The Fornella campsite enjoys one of the most exceptional locations and settings. Located on the western shore of Lake Garda, in the town of San Felice del Benaco, to the south of the town of Salò, it occupies a wooded and green campsite of several dozen hectares, looked after with care by a team of attentive and dedicated gardeners.
The grounds face this immense Alpine lake - the largest in the country - which, having an area of 368 km², forms a small inland sea between Lombardy and the Veneto. The lake is a leading tourist destination of the Italian Peninsula and its surroundings, accommodating numerous activities to a greater or lesser extent linked to leisure activities, sport or relaxation, such as the theme parks of Gardaland, Movieland Park and CanevaWorld Resort.
Fornella offers a multitude of solutions for tourists wishing to stay on the campsite. For example, as regards pitches, these are split into seven different categories. Plenty to enable everyone to find what they want and what they are looking for. Nevertheless, we can wholly recommend the first row of pitches by the lake. As its name (Lakeside Pitch 1st Row) suggests, it enables you to set up your tent, caravan or camper right by the water to make the most from morning until night, every day, of a magnificent view over the magical lake…
Opposite the island of Isola del Garda
Holidaymakers who wish to can also stay in luxury holiday rentals; to this end Fornella possesses a varied range of mobile homes. As with certain plots, the Lakeside range of accommodation enjoys a panoramic view over the lake. With two bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen and a bathroom, they can accommodate up to 5 people in excellent surroundings. Moreover, these mobile homes have air conditioning and a television.
Without having to leave the property, holidaymakers can make the most of numerous services and activities on this San Felice del Benaco campsite. Fornella thus has a supermarket, where you can buy fresh bread and sweet breads and buns such as croissants, brioches and pains au chocolat every morning. To cool down but also to have something to eat, you can head for the campsite bar and restaurant. The menu here contains a selection of the best Italian dishes and a wide choice of local wines.
A further service which Fornella offers its residents is bicycle hire, so as to discover the region. The campsite also has its own water sports centre, where those wishing to can hire boats for a day or a half-day. It is without doubt the best solution for discovering Isola del Garda, a mythical island in Lake Garda, located not far from the campsite and housing the superb Villa Scipione Borghese palace.
Private beaches and a heated water park for swimming
The sports and recreational facilities and equipment take the form of a superb water park, a tennis court and a 5-aside football pitch. Heated from April to October, or throughout the entire season, the Fornella water complex consists of a large star-shaped lagoon, a circular pool for children and a rectangular swimming pool. There are also children’s water games here, a Jacuzzi, as well as numerous sunbeds.
During the high season lifeguards are present to supervise swimming in the water park, and you can also swim in the lake. This Lake Garda campsite also has two private beaches laid out along its shores. Nicknamed “morning beach” and “evening beach” owing to their exposure to sunlight, they plunge into clean and crystal-clear waters.
Lastly, whilst children make the most of the mini-club entertainment and take part in multiple activities organised by its activity leaders, parents can relax by going to the campsite’s spa and wellness area. Ultra-modern and packed with facilities, this area proves to be a real temple of relaxation owing to its Jacuzzis, its relaxation benches, its sauna, its hammam, its tea room and other facilities. A leading facility for one of the loveliest campsites in Italy!