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Holiday apartments in Desenzano del Garda and Manerba del Garda.

Ferienwohungen in Desenzano del Garda und Manerba del Garda
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Weekly market in Desenzano. every Tuesday a lively Street market is held lakeside.


In Castel Goffredo, 20 minutes by car from Desenzano, used books monthly market. every first Sunday of the month. Lots of books, used and new.


which other place could boast a ship in the park? il Vittoriale, in Gardone Riviera.

south garda karting

Need for speed? In Lonato del Garda South Garda Karting track, 1010 mt long and 9 mt. wide, one of the best international tracks.


from Desenzano Castle you’ll have a breath taking view of the town and its harbour. During the summer many events are held here, including concerts and an open air theatre.

The Roman Villa in Desenzano is one of the largest and best preserved ancient Roman villa in northern Italy.

and this, the Grotte di Catullo in Sirmione, is the best ancient Roman villa in northen Italy. great view, also. you can get up here either walking or taking a short ride on a small funny train.


this awesome museum and its gorgeous park will leave you breathless. In Gardone (20 minutes by car from Desenzano), the Vittoriale is open all year round.


After having visited the Vittoriale you can relax strolling in André Heller’s Botanic Garden, open daily from March to October, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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and, speaking of botanic gardens, this is not to be missed! the Parco Giardino Sigurtà in Valeggio sul Mincio (VR) is sure worth a visit. Tulips, roses, waterlilies, you name it! you can visit this huge – 600,000 square meters – garden on foot, by bike and even riding a small train or on a golf cart. Open March to November.

LAZISE  (settembre 2006)

Just a few steps from the flat, there’s the ferry dock. From there you can get onboard and take a cruise of the whole lake or just cross it from Desenzano to Sirmione, Garda, Peschiera, Lazise, Bardolino, …


a short trip to Verona.


Gardaland, Italy most famous amusement park. three different themes: adrenaline, fantasy and adventure. it takes a Whole day to enjoy it!



Other popular amusement parks are Movieland and Caneva Aquapark both in Lazise.


Castles and strongholds? why not! in Lonato, Manerba, Sirmione, Padenghe, Malcesine, Pozzolengo, Torri del Benaco, Brixia, … plenty of them!


Lake Garda hills are well known for their olive tree groves, mills and fine selections of tasty oils. So many of them around the Desenzano area.


May, June, July, every Friday, food and music in piazza. in Desenzano


Gartenausstellung Il Giardino di Delizia, in Bogliaco-Gargnano. in the magnificent setting of Palazzo Bettoni Cazzago a rare plants and flower exibition.


Mille Miglia 2017 will be held from May 18th through May 21st. As every year, going from Brescia to Rome, these magnificent cars will “race” along Desenzano lakeshore. and you can sit comfortably in your apartment and watch the race from your living room Windows or from your balcony.


fish&chef, living and cooking, in Malcesine, April 23-29 2017. Worldwide famous chefs will cook typical Lake Garda fish, using Garda olive oil and wines. Bon appetit!


MTB Garda Marathon and gran fondo. in the lovely village of Garda a MTB and cycling. April 1-2 2017.

remember vintage, in Rezzato, gorgeous villa Fenaroli, March 18th – 19th 2017 vintage, handmade, design, fashion


chiaretto & bardolino a taste of the new wine. Veronese side of the lake, June 2-4 2017. From cellar to cellar: a Wine & Food event dedicated to Bardolino, Chiaretto and Chiaretto Spumante, the wines produced on the Veronese side of the Garda. cheers!

2010 - Colnago

Granfondo Colnago, international cycling competition, in Desenzano, May 12-14 2017!

bikes, again! Bike festival, April 28 – May 1 2017, in Riva del Garda.


a real Italian competition: Palio della pastasciutta, in Pozzolengo August 10th (my birthday, by the way), who will cook the best pasta sauce? food, wine, music, pasta, pasta and pasta! Never say basta to pasta!

Cento Miglia, September 5th- 6th, world wide known regatta.


lemon green houses and orchads in Gargnano, Limone, Tignale. some of them offer guided tours and tasting.


Lake Garda Marathon, from Malcesine October 12th. food stands, polenta party, strudel party and pasta party.



fiera di San Faustino, sabato 15 febbraio, Brescia

Rock Master, Lead, Boulder, Speed and lot more, in Arco August 28- September 6.

Adrenasplash, kite fly in October in Malcesine, the best kite flyers in the world will show their skills.

Bardolino wine festival.The most popular wine festival on Lake Garda. A chance to taste the Bardolino wines. October 2-6



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