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Waste of money

We decided to return on the ferry from Sirmione to Bardolino late one afternoon, we had purchased... read more

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BillNorthumberland
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
The official ferry service for Lake Garda serving the north end of the lake

Navigazione Largo di Garda was the name on the ferry terminal at Malcesine. The employees working... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LateTravelers
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Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 1, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to return on the ferry from Sirmione to Bardolino late one afternoon, we had purchased the tickets earlier when we arrived in Sirmione on the bus. We returned to the ferry dock to find it packed with people waiting for the same ferry....More

Thank BillNorthumberland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Navigazione Largo di Garda was the name on the ferry terminal at Malcesine. The employees working her were so polite and professional. Had two thoroughly enjoyable days out on the ferry visiting Limone, Riza and Torbole. Limone was such a beautiful spot. These ferries ran...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite a full 11 days in Desenzano, we only managed to use the ferry for i day when we travelled to Garda and Bardolino. When we return to Lake Garda we will make the point of using them more often. Prices seemed reasonable, trips were...More

1  Thank johnny061
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Desenzano del Garda and this was a great way to explore the lake. We visited Sirmione and Lazise and our son visited further destinations and met up with us. There are lifts for wheelchairs and space for bicycles.. Website - navigazionelaghi.it....More

2  Thank HampshireVal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family group of four recently stayed at Salo and we wanted to visit the places around the lake. The ferry was the perfect answer. We bought tickets at the information centre in the town to travel to Malcesine up on the west side of...More

1  Thank charles s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would certainly recommend using the ferry boats to see places around Lake Garda. We stayed in Desenzano and the guy selling the tickets was extremely helpful to the extent of giving us a timetable and highlighting the ferries we could catch at the different ports...More

Thank lisafalk0wski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely the easiest way to get from place to place around Lake Garda. Excellent on timekeeping and not too expensive. We used all types of available ferry but particularly enjoyed the paddle steamer up to Riva.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have the time (a DAY), take the ferry from Desenzano to Riva and return. It calls in at all the ports on the western side of the lake on the way up, stops an hour in Riva and the eastern side ports on...More

2  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I utilised the Garda Ferry services and found the pricing and timetable to be excellent for getting from place to place! Even if you just want a relaxing ferry ride to anyone of the destinations offered I would say a ferry trip is not to...More

1  Thank Angela Y
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The best and only efficient way to get from one lakeside town to another. This lake is massive and travelling by road will take ages although the countryside is lovely. The boats vary in size but most are clean spacious and give seating and tables...More

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the summer timetable runs until 7th Oct
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19 June 2018|
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We have booked train tickets to Venice. It is 90 minutes. Seems to be more relaxing than go by car.
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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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