The strategic position of La Staffa Agriturismo and Maneggio allows MTB mountain bike excursions and trekking among the natural landscapes of the Morainic hills, in a natural environment far from city traffic and smog. The countryside in the Valeggio sul Mincio area is full of olive trees and vineyards along the cycle path that runs along the river Mincio, famous for connecting Mantua with Peschiera del Garda.
In Valeggio sul Mincio you will have the opportunity to visit also great works of medieval strongholds due to the Scaligeri and the Visconti: examples are the Scaliger castle of Valeggio that dominates the valley and the Visconti Bridge wanted by Gian Galeazzo Visconti in the fourteenth century. At the foot of the Visconti bridge stands Borghetto sul Mincio, a small village famous for its ancient mills, still a destination for families and children. Here at Borghetto you can breathe an air that is always magical, fascinating, that takes you back for many years ...
Sigurtà Garden Park
In Valeggio sul Mincio, open every day with continuous hours, find also the Parco Giardino Sigurtà, considered one of the 5 most beautiful in the world for its varieties of flowers and ancient plants. The Park is just 4 km from our La Staffa holiday farm: it is a destination for millions of enthusiasts, known as a naturalistic treasure that rises near Lake Garda. In this corner of paradise you will find centuries-old woods, grassy meadows that host blooms that alternate with the various seasons. Originating in the 1400s, the Parco Giardino Sigurtà in 2018 celebrated its 40th anniversary, continuing to be the ideal place for a day of relaxation and fun in close contact with nature.
The Staffa Agriturismo and Maneggio is exactly the same distance between the historic cities of Mantua and Verona, so during your stay it will be a pleasure to visit these wonderful destinations.
The city of Verona is about 30 minutes from Valeggio sul Mincio, full of theaters and historical monuments including, the current symbol and past of the city of Verona, the Arena where in summer the Arenean Opera Festival takes place.
Mantua, always located about 30 minutes from our farm is a city surrounded by three artificial lakes and is known for the Renaissance architecture of the buildings erected by the Gonzagas, such as the Palazzo Ducale. This impressive building houses the Camera degli Sposi, decorated with frescoes by Andrea Mantegna. The Gonzagas also erected the Palazzo Te, known for the Sala dei Giganti, where each surface is covered with paintings of mythological scenes.
To have fun there are the adjacent Cavour Water Park and the largest amusement park in Italy (Gardaland only 15 Km away).
Furthermore La Staffa agriturismo and Maneggio is located near amusement parks such as Gardaland (about 25 minutes by car), Caneva World (about 30 minutes by car), Zoo Safari Park (about 20 minutes by car), the Paradiso Golf Club of Peschiera ( about 20 minutes by car); the Garda spa park (about 30 minutes by car) and its famous tourist resorts.
The village of Valeggio and the surrounding areas are ideal for those looking for a holiday dedicated to food and wine. Well known for the rich culinary tradition and the wines that boast DOC and DOCG, the areas of Valpolicella, Custoza and Bardolino are really known and appreciated in Italy as the DOC of Bardolino, Custoza up to the Amarone della Valpolicella.