Full-Day Lake Garda and Desenzano del Garda from Milan

Day Trips & Excursions in Desenzano del Garda
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Tour description

Discover the beauties of Garda Lake with a private guide at your disposal from Milan. Escape from the crowded city and jump into the peacefulness of the lake. Visit Italy’s largest Lake, with its picturesque landscapes rich of historical heritage and charm. Get the train from Milan to Desenzano Del Garda and then enjoy a boat tour to Sirmione with its beautiful Roman villa and the Grottoes of Catullus (Grotte di Catullo) independently. After the tour you'll have free time strolling around the narrow streets and time for lunch. Your guide will take you to a famous Ice cream cafe where you can taste the authentic and delicious Italian made gelato. Return to Desenzano by boat for some shopping and train to Milan Central Station with your guide.

In the morning, your guide meets you at the Central Station in Milan and following a 1-hour train journey, you'll reach Desenzano del Garda. Desenzano is a attractive village and a very popular bathing resort. Its historical, artistic and archaeological culture is one of the most appreciated city on the lake.After a tour of the city, your guide escorts you to the harbor to get the boat to Sirmione, famed for its thermal waters. The town stretches along a thin peninsula that protrudes into Lake Garda for about 4km (2.5 miles.) Here, you'll have lunch and free time and after that, spoil yourself with an ice cream tasting (typical Italian gelato). Return by boat to Desenzano for some shopping and free time. When you're ready, your guide escorts you to the station in order to get the train back to Milan.

What's included

  • Professional Tour Escort at disposal full day
  • Ice cream tasting in Sirmione

What's not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide