The naturalistic values of the area permit numerous sport activities from wind surfing to sailing and horse back riding to mountain biking not to mention hiking and mountain excursions.
Of international importance is the Centomiglia which takes place the first Saturday of September. This is one of the most important sailing competitions of Europe. During the limpid days of winter, the confirmed tradition of wind surfing is practiced in a particular way by the surf enthusiasts of Garda Lake.
For those who love to be in the middle of nature, this area is ideally suited. There are available, unlimited excursions to be made on foot or by mountain bike, immersed in undeniably rewarding landscapes. In fact, Maderno is one of the most important stops along the well known walking route of the Alta Via del Garda, an interesting route that connects Salo to Limone, offering the walker a variety of panoramic views and Mediterranean scenery.
The historical dwelling, the Vittoriale of the poet Gabriele D'Annunzio, located only 5 kilometers from Maderno in the town of Gardone Riviera definitely merits a visit as does the neighboring Botanical Garden. Another worthwhile visit, 30 kilometers away, is the Parco Giardino Sigurtà, a natural oasis defined by botanists of international reputation as one of the most extraordinary gardens of the world. (Open from March to November).
During the summer period, the lake offers a daily ferry service to arrive to the major amusement parks of this area, Gardaland and Canevaworld which are located about a 40 kilometer drive from Maderno. Not far from these parks you can visit the zoo, Safari Parco Natura Viva di Bussolengo.
For the fans of gastronomic pleasures, our structure is the ideal departing point to visit Valtenesi, the zone of production of precious olive oils and noteworthy wines.
For their historic and monumental value there are places in Maderno not to be overlooked including the ancient Roman church of Saint Andrea, the museum and area of the paper producers of Valle delle Cartiere which dates back to the 15th century and the typical Lemon Gardens that supplied citrus fruits to all of North Europe until the last century.