Desenzano del Garda

Desenzano, Lake Garda

Desenzano del Garda, on the Brescia side of Lake Garda, is a town that has been inhabited since ancient times. In fact, the first traces of settlements date back to the Bronze Age in 1800 BC.

The culture of the place is encapsulated in the great artistic and archaeological heritage that Desenzano still possesses today.

The town is well known for the numerous motorcycling routes that attract enthusiasts every year.

Curiosity: Desenzano was once the scene of ancient battles between the cities of Verona and Brescia.

Desenzano del Garda in pills

Distinctive traits

• Desenzano Lighthouse
• Castle
• Torre San Martino della Battaglia

top beaches

• Desenzanino Spiaggia
• Spiaggia Rivoltella
• Spiaggia D’Oro

main events

• Festa del cioccolato
• Outdoor cinema shows

weekly market

• Tuesday

Discover Desenzano and surroundings

A cradle of art and history that traces its origins back to the Bronze Age, this culturally rich town will offer you numerous treasures, all waiting to be discovered!

Whether you love him or not, Gabriele D’Annunzio has left an indelible mark on the Italian landscape, ranging from the artistic-literary to

«Here it is: the green Sirmio smiles in the shining lake, flower of the peninsulas.» Giosuè Carducci, 1876 One cannot but agree

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