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Peschiera: Half-Day Lake Garda Cruise

1. Peschiera: Half-Day Lake Garda Cruise

Discover the natural beauty of Lake Garda on a half-day trip from Peschiera del Garda. After visiting islands and natural parks, go for a swim and stop for a light lunch on board. Start your 4-hour cruise in the morning with a brief explanation of the attractions you will see during navigation. Then relax and enjoy your natural surroundings as you cruise along to various points of interest. During the cruise you'll have the chance to see Lazise Castle, Rocca di Garda, Villa Canossa, Punta San Vigilio, Isola del Garda, Isola San Biagio, Baia Verde, Rocca di Manerba Natural Park, Jamaica Beach Sirmione and Grotte di Catullo. During the tour, take a swim directly from the boat, and enjoy a light lunch included in the tour price.

Sirmione: Scenic Afternoon Boat Cruise with Prosecco & Snack

2. Sirmione: Scenic Afternoon Boat Cruise with Prosecco & Snack

Depart from Sirmione Harbor, in front of the impressive Scaliger Castle and set sail onto the glistening waters of Lake Garda. Pass by the pretty villa belonging to the famous opera singer Maria Callas then head to the end of the peninsula to a white rocky beach called Jamaica. Sail to the Rocca di Manerba next and onto the Island of Garda where you can admire the magnificent Isola Borghese. Learn about the rich-history of the villa, which boasts stunning Venetian Neo-Gothic architecture. Arrive at a private island next and cool off from the heat with a dip in the lake’s refreshing waters. Back on the boat, enjoy a tasty snack as you continue onto Salo for a one hour stop-over. Spend some time exploring this enchanting village and walk along its beautiful lakeside promenade. The tour then takes you to the famous Gardone village where you can enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and admire the array of historical buildings that surround the lake. On the return journey to Sirmione, cruise along the eastern coast of the lake and see the Boila sulfur springs. Finally, pass under the drawbridge at Scaliger Castle, the only pedestrian access to the peninsula.

Sirmione and Isola del Garda Typical Venetian Speedboat Trip

3. Sirmione and Isola del Garda Typical Venetian Speedboat Trip

Visit the town of Sirmione and see Isola del Garda in style as you travel around the island in a Venetian-style speedboat. Get picked up from Torri del Benaco or Garda in your traditional speedboat, then head straight to Sirmione. Admire stunning views of Punta San Vigilio, Baia delle Sirena, and the Peninsula of Sirmione itself on the way. Upon arrival, get off the boat and enjoy 2 hours of free time in Sirmione. Afterward, get back on and go toward Isola del Garda. There, enjoy breathtaking views directly from the boat as you ride around the island, without getting off the boat. Finally, you will be taken back to your starting point.

From San Felice del Benaco: Islands Boat Tour

4. From San Felice del Benaco: Islands Boat Tour

Take a morning cruise from the port of San Felice. Cruise along the west coast of Lake Garda while enjoying its breathtaking views on board a speedboat. Discover the islands that characterize this part of the lake directly from the boat. Enjoy this new and unique point of view. You will be able to admire and take unforgettable photos of the Island of San Biagio and of the Isola del Garda, one of the most famous and fascinating tourist attractions of Lake Garda. Enjoy a swim stop in the blue and clear waters of Lake Garda before returning

Milan: Franciacorta Winery and Bergamo Day Trip with Lunch

5. Milan: Franciacorta Winery and Bergamo Day Trip with Lunch

Enjoy the Franciacorta region on this day trip from Milan. Have free time in Bergamo to discover the beauty of its Venetian walls. Sip on local wines paired with a 3-course lunch in a traditional restaurant. Ride along the Franciacorta Wine Route and take in views of Lake Iseo.  Meet your driver in the morning in Milan and hop aboard an air-conditioned minivan with WIFI onboard. Relax and take in the Italian countryside on the way to Bergamo, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Italy.  Spend 2 hours of free time exploring the cobblestone streets encircled by Venetian walls (UNESCO World Heritage site) at your own pace. After your free time, head to lunch at a prestigious, traditional restaurant close to Lake Iseo for a 3-course meal with 1 glass of wine. Board the minivan and ride to a historical winery in the region for a guided tour and tasting with a sommelier. Learn the history of the region's famous sparkling wines and the main phases of the production process. Visit the cellars which host the bottles during the second fermentation phase. End the winery part of this tour with a tasting of 2 Franciacorta sparkling wines. See the area where the grapes ripen in the sun and discover picturesque points in Franciacorta, like the sparkling Lake Iseo. Passing through the hillside vineyards, discover why this region is renowned as the producer of Italy’s best sparkling wines.

Lake Garda: Sirmione and Garda Southern Coast Cruise

6. Lake Garda: Sirmione and Garda Southern Coast Cruise

You’ll be picked up in the morning from San Felice or Manerba, then head straight to Sirmione. On the way, admire the stunning views of Rocca di Manerba Natural Park, Isola of San Biagio and Baia Verde. Upon your arrival, disembark the boat and begin your free time in Sirmione. Stroll along the narrow winding streets, enjoy a drink, buy a souvenir in the shops of the historic center, or enjoy an ice cream from one of the numerous ice cream parlors. After exploring Sirmione and experiencing all it has to offer it will be time to get back on the boat again. Enjoy the scenic views along the way to Garda and admire the charming views of Lazise Castle and Rocca di Garda. Once in Garda spend some time exploring this inviting village. Visit the famous village and browse the crafts and tasty food of its shops, and explore the delights of the city center. In the early afternoon you will leave Garda and cross the Lake to reach the western coast and you will have the chance to take some pictures of Villa Canossa, Punta San Vigilio and Isola del Garda before returning to your starting port.

Guided Boat Cruise to Sirmione from Garda/Bardolino

7. Guided Boat Cruise to Sirmione from Garda/Bardolino

Climb aboard a medium-size boat and experience the beauty of Lake Garda from the most magical perspective thanks to the expertise of your captain tour guide. Journey across the lake in the direction of Sirmione. Stop after approximately 30 minutes to make some unforgettable photos in front of the noble palace of Catullo's cave. Then dock at the port of Sirmione where you will have about 2 hours of free time to walk the charming alleys at leisure. Use the time to visit the medieval castle, or relax by the lake and watch the world go by. Stop in front of the beautiful Villa Canossa and the cypress and olive trees on the Punta San Vigilio headland, before docking back at your starting point between 5:45-6:00 PM.

Lake Garda: West Coast Cruise to Sirmione

8. Lake Garda: West Coast Cruise to Sirmione

Visit the town of Sirmione on a boat trip starting from the villages of the west coast of Lake Garda. Explore the historic city center, wander through the narrow streets, and take some time to enjoy the local cuisine. Hop on board the boat in San Felice or Manerba, and head straight to Sirmione. On the way take in views of San Biagio Island, Rocca di Manerba, Jamaica Beach, and the Grottoes of Catullus (no stops). Upon your arrival, disembark the boat and begin your free time in Sirmione. Stroll along the narrow winding streets, enjoy a drink, buy a souvenir in the shops of the historic center, or enjoy an ice cream from one of the numerous ice cream parlors. After exploring Sirmione and experiencing all it has to offer it will be time to set back off. In the late afternoon board your boat and head back to your town, enjoying the scenic views along the way. Before returning stop for a short swim stop from the boat.

Lake Garda: Private Sunset Cruise to Isola del Garda

9. Lake Garda: Private Sunset Cruise to Isola del Garda

Hop onboard a private boat and set sail across Lake Garda on this romantic sunset cruise. Admire views of the Gardone Lakeside, Gulf of Salo, and the coast of Portese, while sipping on a refreshing glass of Prosecco. Arrive at the idyllic Isola del Garda, home to the impressive Villa Borghese. Admire this Venetian Neo-Gothic villa, which boasts an intricate exterior. From here, continue to the small hamlet of Fasano, home to luxury hotels and villas. Leave Fasano behind and cozy up on the boat as the sun begins to set. Marvel as the landscape is transformed with color, and savor this blissful moment. Finally, sail past the historic Casino di Gardone before returning to the starting point.

Sirmione: Lake Garda Boat Grotte di Catullo Tour

10. Sirmione: Lake Garda Boat Grotte di Catullo Tour

Meet your guide and then board a boat. Next, set off on a scenic cruise of the Sirmione Peninsula and marvel at the picturesque views of Lake Garda. After this, get off the boat and go on a relaxing walking tour through the charming streets of Sirmoine, famous for its thermal baths. Stroll through the quaint alleys and soak up the vibrant atmosphere with free time to explore. Buy some gelato while you are here. Reconnect with the guide to enter the Grotte di Catullo, an archaeological site that contains the ruins of an ancient Roman villa. Go back in time to learn the history.

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4.5
(6 reviews)

We really enjoyed the game, it is definitely comparable to a indoor escape room but offers as a big plus that you can admire the nice alleys and the views along the way, in the historical center of Brescia. We definitely will play in another city too, it was wonderful!

Had a great experience with this digital tour! It's the second one that I buy from Walking cap and they are really well done. Brescia it's a nice city and it was cool to explore the most important things at my own pace.

Cool way to visit a city! I enjoyed Brescia: it’s perfect for a day trip. Is not the first guide that I buy from them and they are all well made!

A must do trip when staying Milan. Franciacorta landscape was beautiful and the winery tour and tasting were fantastic.

Nice and very practical digital guide! Loved the story about the old and nel duomo. Well dove!