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Whether coming from north or south, by road, rail or air, Riva del Garda is easy to reach.
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The quickest way to reach Riva del Garda by car or coach is to take the motorway, Autostrada A22 Modena/Brennero. Exit at Rovereto Sud-Lago di Garda Nord (17Km from Riva).
If coming from the north you can also take the Trento Centro exit and follow the SS 45b for Riva del Garda for about 40Km.
From Brescia to Riva (80Km) take the Gardesana Occidentale (SS 45 Bis); the road between Gargnano and Riva has several tunnels and is quite narrow. The Gardesana Orientale (SS-249) is wider and runs more smoothly although it can back up with heavy traffic during the tourist season.
There are direct buses from Trento and Rovereto (Trentino Trasporti), from Verona and Desenzano (A.P.T.V.), from Brescia and Milan (S.I.A.) and during summer (from mid June-end of September) from Venice (A.P.T.V.) with one daily bus service on (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: Riva 7.00 Hrs. - Venice 10.30/Venice 17.15 - Riva 20.20).
Rovereto is the closest railway station (Ferrovie dello Stato, Brennero line) 20 Km from Riva del Garda. Trentino Trasporti provides a bus service connecting Rovereto with Torbole, Riva del Garda and Arco. If travelling by rail from Milan or Venice you can disembark at the stations of Desenzano, Peschiera and Verona. There is a bus service A.P.T.V. from each town to Riva del Garda.
The nearest airports are Valerio Catullo in Villafranca - Verona, Gabriele D'Annunzio in Montichiari - Brescia, Caravaggio in Orio al Serio - Bergamo, Marco Polo in Tessera - Venezia, Linate e Malpensa in Milano. There are coach and bus services connecting the airports with railway and bus stations where there are connecting buses and trains for Riva del Garda and Rovereto consecutively.
The Navigarda ferry carries passengers and vehicles from Desenzano to Riva del Garda.


Bel momento di aggregazione sportiva e sociale oggi tra la squadra agonistica Optimist della ‪#‎fragliavelariva‬ e la squadra Optimist USA USODA Team USA Lake Garda, presente a ‪#‎rivadelgarda‬ in occasione del ‪#‎gardameetingoptimist‬, Scambio di gagliardetti e firme sulla bandiera optimist, ufficializzata dalla presenza del segretario della Classe Optimist Norberto Foletti e naturalmente dal Presidente del nostro sodalizio...
club 21/03/2016
The racing season at Fraglia Vela Riva starts with a “bang” as the first international event of the season kicks off with the Guinness World Record event “ The Garda Optimist Meeting” for youngsters aged (9-15 years) of the Optimist class. Almost 1000 helmsmen from 30 different nations are taking part during the week of Easter and will involve the collaboration of directors, coaches, parents and many member volunteers.
club 18/03/2016
E' con piacere che annunciamo la partnership per il 34° ‪#‎gardameetingoptimist‬ con la Centrale del Latte di Vicenza. D'altra parte una buona cioccolata calda con cacao Ferrero, senza un buon latte...che cioccolata è??? :-) ---- Centrale del latte Vicenza (milk) is the new partner of 34th Lake Garda Meeting Optimist
club 11/03/2016
club 16/12/2015
Bella iniziativa giovedì 12 novembre in Fraglia con la presentazione del portolano di Luca Tonghini "un piccolo mare di nome Garda". Vi aspettiamo numerosi alle ore 20:45 per vivere la Fraglia e il lago, oltre.
club 06/11/2015
The first round of September regattas have concluded at Fraglia Vela Riva. The exclusive four man crew Longtze, which races in Montecarlo and France and is fond of the waters of Lake Garda, completed 8 races with a hard fought battle in the eighth and final  race.  Victory went to the Swiss crew helmed by Wieland. At the same time the European D-One Championships were held, the single invented by Finn Olympic silver medallist Luca...
club 07/09/2015
Vittorio Gallinaro and Francesca Ramazzotti take top honours on the final day of the Topper World Championships at Fraglia Vela Riva. A thrilling fight to the finish between Italians Gallinaro and Zeni. A red letter day for Fraglia Vela Riva and the Gallinaro family as Guido (younger brother of Vittorio), wins the World Laser 4.7 Championships in Poland.
club 24/07/2015
The 2015 Scuola Vela/Sailing School brochure is available. Sailing School 2015 >>  
club 22/05/2015
Every participant has been issued a welcome pack containing the regatta rules and a useful kit prepared by PROtect tapes , an Italian company which produces a wide range of adhesive tapes specifically for protecting the parts of the boat prone to friction, bumps and ageing. It also optimises performance. This venture marks the start of a collaboration between Fraglia Vela Riva, chosen for its activity in international sailing and PROtect tapes...
club 29/03/2015
Welcome Book 2015 is now available! Sfoglia il nuovissimo Welcome Book 2015: ancora più completo, ancora più ricco di informazioni utili e immagini spettacolari! Click and read here >>
club 31/03/2014