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Desenzano Del Garda Ferry Boats

Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 1, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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The boat trip to Sirmione was approximately 20-30minutes from Desenzano. Although a very cold day... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
valbrocklesby
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
A fantastic way to see the many lakeside towns

We spent two entire days seeing the Lake Garda towns starting on the first ferry of the morning and... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
lovetrav_9
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Old Colwyn, United Kingdom
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Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 1, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

The boat trip to Sirmione was approximately 20-30minutes from Desenzano. Although a very cold day it was bright and sunny. Sirmione is on the peninsula of the lake. What a fantastic surprise when we arrived, it was beautiful. So much to see and enjoy. Lots...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We spent two entire days seeing the Lake Garda towns starting on the first ferry of the morning and returning to Desenzano on the last boat in the evening. It was tiring but what a wonderful experience. After purchasing the day tickets and obtaining a...More

1  Thank lovetrav_9
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This time we decided to explore Lake Garda by ferry and chose two bases – Sirmione for the lower lake and Gargnano for the upper lake. The right choice we found out. We did 6 or so rides between Desenzano, Sirmione, Grada, Bardolino, Peschiera, Gargnano,...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We recently spent two weeks in garda. The weather was very unsettled with heavy rain and thunderstorms. We did have some fine days so not all bad. The boats were a lovely way of being out of the rain and seeing the lake. One really...More

Thank Jen J
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The easiest way to get around the lake with the added bonus of a mini cruise. really reasonably priced. One piece of advice is consider the hydra foil as its much quicker if you want to see many places in a day.

2  Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We used this service to travel from Desenzano to Garda at a cost of 9.80 Euros then used the local bus service to get to Bardolino at a cost of 1.60 euros then used this service back to Desenzano again 9.80 Euros this took up...More

3  Thank andyfaz19
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is a lovely way to get around Lake Garda and see different towns. We used the boat to go from Sirmione to Bardolino and Salo. You have to pay a supplement for the fast service but it can be worth it if you want...More

3  Thank 87wendywoo
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We took a ferry from Desenzano to Garda and then back via Sirmione – both were worth visiting if relatively briefly. There was actually more to see on SIrmione including a castle and ruins. Boat was large and plenty of room to sit inside and...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Whilst staying in Desenzano Del Garda we took the opportunity to visit nearly all 27 lakeside ports There are many fare options ranging from one way and or return or Inter Rete the whole lake Rapido 34.30euro (28.00euro concession) There are other variations such as...More

Thank Clive A
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

advertised through Thompson's a day ticket for 23 euro unlimited travel What you are not told is it is for the slow boats only and however much planning you do it doesn't link up and is a waste of money. It would have been cheaper...More

2  Thank Christine S
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Clare W
11 February 2018|
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Response from Walter_SCHINDL | Reviewed this property |
Desenzano can easily be reached by rail and has good, but time-consuming boat-connections all over Lake Garda. I’m not sure whether the location does justice to the complex opportunities the lake offers. For some fun and a... More
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Aggeliki P
15 January 2018|
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Response from Walter_SCHINDL | Reviewed this property |
The boat services in March operate only on a limited timetable. Look for Navigazione Laghi! You will have to carefully schedule your excursions, but it could work. We found day-tickets for lower and upper lake helpful and... More
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