Arco and Surroundings

Arco is located north of Altogarda, at the end of the Sarca River valley, which flows into Lake Garda, just 6 km north-northeast of Riva del Garda. Its position, protected by the mountains and its proximity to Lake Garda, contributes to maintaining an exceptionally mild climate, making Arco a renowned town for centuries.

Celebrated as one of the best destinations for outdoor sports, Arco offers extraordinary opportunities for sailing, mountain biking, and rock climbing. The town has rock gyms, both natural and artificial, making it an ideal place for adventure enthusiasts and outdoor sports lovers.

Arco today offers an active vacation, from mountain biking to the lake, to climbing, all in a romantic setting!

Shopping in Arco is closely linked to the world of outdoor sports, with a particular focus on climbing, highlighted by numerous specialized stores that enhance the experience for those who love this dynamic and adventurous environment.

A lot of excellent small restaurants offer local specialties and wine. Food enthusiasts can also find something new to explore in the Sarca Valley: Many local winemakers open their cellars daily for tastings.

Explore the surroundings

During your stay, you can discover the surroundings of Arco, either on foot, by mountain bike, or with a day trip in your car.

Torbole sul Garda

Windsurfing and sailing paradise where the wind always blows!

6 Km from Arco

Riva del Garda

Riva del Garda, charming town on Lake Garda, offers picturesque views

5 Km from Arco

Limone sul Garda

Village on Lake Garda, enchants with its beauty and Mediterranean atmosphere

16 Km from Arco

Lago di Tenno

A turquoise diamond nestled in the green of the woods: Lake Tenno offers an opportunity to explore the surroundings with villages and gastronomy.

12 Km from Arco


A small medieval village surrounded by nature. To the east, olive fields and Monte Baldo; to the west, beaches and Lake Garda.

20 Km from Arco

Lago di Ledro

One of the most beautiful lakes in Trentino, located at 650 meters above sea level. Crystal-clear water, perfect for swimming, fishing, sailing, and other water sports.

18 Km from Arco

Sports and Nature

Arco is the ideal base for mountain biking, climbing, trekking, windsurfing, sailing, and kite-surfing!