Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Desenzano del Garda

Take a holiday to Desenzano del Garda and enjoy the area's culture, entertainment and wineries. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its lake and cheese shops. Scaliger Castle and Grotto of Catullus are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Desenzano del Garda

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Desenzano del Garda has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gardaland (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Movieland (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Canevaworld - Aqua Paradise (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Provenza Cantine (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Zuliani Winery (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Center Aquaria Spa and Wellness Center (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Desenzano del Garda

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Desenzano del Garda is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rocca di Manerba Archaeological Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Baia delle Sirene Park (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Giardino Botanico Fondazione Andre Heller (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Al Corno Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Sigurta Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Toscolano Maderno Botanical Garden (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Desenzano del Garda

The nearest airport is in Brescia (VBS-Gabriele D'Annuzio), located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Verona (VRN-Valerio Catullo), which is 18.4 mi (29.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Desenzano del Garda Station or Desenzano del Garda-Sirmione Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Desenzano del Garda?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,596 holiday lettings around Desenzano del Garda. From 2,195 flats & apartments to 261 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Desenzano del Garda? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Desenzano del Garda. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Desenzano del Garda-Sirmione Station: 4,294 holiday lettings
  • Desenzano Castle: 4,337 holiday lettings
  • Roman Villa of Desenzano del Garda: 4,342 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene: 4,108 holiday lettings
  • Montecroce Farm and Oil-Mill: 4,094 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Desenzano del Garda listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Desenzano del Garda?

Yes, of course. offers 2,195 Flats in Desenzano del Garda. Our other popular types of Desenzano del Garda holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 261 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 753 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 17 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Desenzano del Garda?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,504 holiday homes with pool available in Desenzano del Garda. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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