Top things to do

Top Choice Historic Site in Desenzano del Garda

Villa Romana

Before the Clooneys and Versaces, wealthy Roman senators and poets had holiday homes on Italy's northern lakes. One survivor is Desenzano’s now-ruined Roman villa, which once extended over a hectare of prime lakesid…
Top Choice Seafood in Desenzano del Garda

La Goccia Trattoria

Positioned well back from the lake front, La Goccia is a fantastic find, especially for fish lovers. With a chef who hails from Puglia you can expect the freshest seafood carpaccio followed by fragrant home-made pas…
Bistro in Desenzano del Garda

La Cambusa

Located in an old butcher’s shop, La Cambusa is earning itself some heartfelt accolades with home-brewed beer, top-notch salami, aperitivo (aperitif) platters with hand-cut Parmesan and Parma ham as well as local wi…
Cafe in Desenzano del Garda

Caffè Italia

A perennial favourite on a busy piazza, flashy Caffè Italia is popular for its outdoor seating, light seafood lunches and psychedelic cocktails.