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Great trip from Desenzano to Malcesine

Great trip by speed boat. Unfortunately speed boat has not refreshment sales. The negative point... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
A nice alternative to driving

What better way to travel around a lake then on it? It's not the cheapest or fastest, but is a... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
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Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 1, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
+39 030 914 9511
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Great trip by speed boat. Unfortunately speed boat has not refreshment sales. The negative point was in port - ticket sales start only 20mins prior departure but due to long queue they were not able to manage all people in time!

Thank Jerrylui
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Took two ferry trips and it’s a great way to see the lake. Be sure to go before the schedules change for the winter.

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The only helpful guy was the ticket seller the crew were abrupt and rude to us and other passengers just as we only wanted to check if we were on the right boat two people with bikes were ejected I suggest the announcement should be...More

Thank stewp0t44
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Boats leave from the port of Desenzano Del Garda throughout the day, We did a round trip stopping at 3 different towns - very enjoyable.

1  Thank AMariaIreland
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We stayed in Densaenzano at the SW corner of Lake Garda. To see other towns and villages a trip by boat was pleasant. The ferries were reasonably priced and we found them reliable.

Thank davidsd164
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very basic seating, no coffee/tea/snacks on board -take your own! Great way to traverse this enormous, beautiful lake and visit the towns on its shores.

1  Thank SussexGadfly
Reviewed 25 September 2018

What better way to travel around a lake then on it? It's not the cheapest or fastest, but is a relaxing way to travel to other lake villages. Better check timetables because if you miss your boat there may not be another one going to...More

Thank Tearunner
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The ferry timetable needs careful studying as there are 3 parts to the lake plus several concessions. Young children, over 65s and 1in a party of 25 travelling free. You also have to carefully match up your times so you are at the landing stage...More

1  Thank kimfisher60
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is a must trip when in lake Garda and we loved our experience in the September sunshine and the drink on our return to shore

2  Thank Pat M
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We were based in Desenzano the ferry goes to most places on the lake I took it to Sirmione the tariffs vary depending on what boats you choose go for the one that allows access to fast ferry it gives you more choice of return...More

1  Thank gearoidg2014
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17 October 2018|
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Response from gearoidg2014 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but Delsezano is a great place to base yourself it’s git the only train connection and most of the boats go to all of the other great places on the late
2 July 2018|
Response from 1952rcutler | Reviewed this property |
the summer timetable runs until 7th Oct
19 June 2018|
Response from Florian H |
We have booked train tickets to Venice. It is 90 minutes. Seems to be more relaxing than go by car.
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