Peschiera del Garda is a town with 9984 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2010) on the southeastern shore of Lake Garda and lies in the province of Verona. Peschiera del Garda is situated on the river Mincio. Separate parts of the old town with its fortifications, the town from the mainland. The village has a small yacht harbor , a railway station and is a site of Italian army.
The neighboring communities are Castelnuovo del Garda, Desenzano del Garda (BS), Ponti sul Mincio (MN), Pozzolengo (BS), Sirmione (BS) and Valeggio sul Mincio. For several years Peschiera advertises as a barrier-free city. At each business, a ramp is located on the wheelchair users get into the business. The ramps have indeed not always the best pitch, but a great relief for wheelchair users.
To the southeast is the town of Custoza, who twice in the 19th Century battlefield of the conflict between Austria and Italy. During this period, Peschiera, which together with Mantua, Legnano and Verona in northern Italy Quadrilateral, which was built by the Austrians and used to maintain its position in northern Italy. The fortress of Peschiera in 1848 besieged and conquered by Piedmontese troops (see Battle of Goito).