Desenzano del Garda is a town in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy. It is situated right on the southwestern shore of beautiful Lake Garda.
It is also known as the capital of Lake Garda.
Enjoying lazy sunny afternoons on the beach, or late night visits to the piazzas, strolling through town or exploring a few interesting shops… it is all here.
Rent a car and explore the beautiful Lombardy countryside around the city. From Desenzano to Sirmione is only a 15-minute car drive.
Explore Lake Garda and neighboring towns. Enjoy local cuisine and do some sightseeing.
…or take a romantic walk along the promenade.
Desenzano is well known for its many beautiful pebble beaches. You can visit:
In the hamlet of Rivoltella, there are two more beaches:
Lake Garda is also famous for its breathtaking scenery, and so is Desenzano.
Lake Garda is really big. Keeping in mind that it has an area of 370 square kilometers (143 square miles) and 150 km (93 miles) of coastline, divided into three regions. Still, it is easy to get around, as there is an extensive public transport system. You’ll have no issues getting to your destination.
Your nearest airports to Lake Gardo are:
As it is the largest city on the lake, we do recommend a visit. It is a beautiful Italian city and it is on Lake Garda, do we need to say anything more…
Popular places to stay: