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Beautiful, welcoming

I booked my half-day visit through Europlan. A swish passenger motorboat picked us up from Garda at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Heyer C
via mobile
very very nice

we went on a boat and sail around the impressive castle . it is so Italy so classic . defiantly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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25010 San Felice del Benaco, Italy
+39 328 384 9226
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I booked my half-day visit through Europlan. A swish passenger motorboat picked us up from Garda at 9am, whisking us across to the Island in 20mins. Our guide was waiting to welcome us and took us on a gentle walk through the English and Italian...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

we went on a boat and sail around the impressive castle . it is so Italy so classic . defiantly recommended .

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place and the second time I’ve been. Enjoyed the boat trip, the guided tour around gardens and house. The guide who did English language tour was great, informative and well spoken. However, at one spot in the garden I was suddenly...More

Thank Hilary100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had tried to visit the island on a previous trip but cancelled due thunderstorms. So next time back we made a point of visiting. It is just a lovely setting which is clearly loved by the family who are very hands on in running tours...More

Thank farnhamT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on all the rave reviews, I decided to splash out for one visit and pay the 38 euros each for myself and my two teens to visit the island. I was surprised how many people were on the boats leaving from Sirmione and once...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a short boat trip to visit the island and with an English guide walked around the gardens and listened to the history of the house and gardens. We also visited 2 rooms of the house and received some little snacks and free glass...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a really nice day out - we took the boat from Sirmione, which gave us about 30 minutes each way to see the towns of Lake Garda from the water, as well as the scenery of the mountains etc. The tour itself was...More

Thank Russell N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice trip to amazing island. There are more companies offering the trip for similar price around 31EUR from the near harbours. A bit overpriced but great trip. Very nice guide in English, amazing views...can reccommend.

Thank Tamara P
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Really pretty property but over priced and badly managed. We paid over 70 euros for a couple and they over booked for the trip so there was no space for my husband and I to sit on the boat which made for a VERY uncomfortable...More

Thank Tania T
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Isola del Garda, a private island owned and inhabited by the Borghese and Cavazza families, opens for private tours several times a week. It is a short boat ride from the mainland and is only about a half-mile long by a quarter-mile wide. The house...More

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Tania B
September 9, 2015|
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Response from Riverside11 | Reviewed this property |
They have a website so you can contact them there. They speak excellent English.
March 15, 2015|
Response from alun1979 | Reviewed this property |
The island although open to tourists is still privately owned so I should imagine that you have to take the official taxi boat over. Best check with your tour guide or hotel to be sure