Sirmione: lake Garda Islands Boat Cruise

Boat trip along the islands

The starting point of this boat tour along the most beautiful islands of Lake Garda could only be Sirmione, “the pearl of all islands”. It is from the ancient residence of the poet Catullus that the tour will take of to take you on a journey to discover the hidden treasures of the lower lake.

The boat will make a stop at one of the most evocative places to visit on Lake Garda, in every season of the year. Have you ever heard of Isola dei Conigli?

Where will the islands of lake Garda Boat cruise make a stop?

We have already talked about the first stop. The peninsula of Sirmione is certainly one of the most beautiful spots on Lake Garda, but the island of Isola del Garda is undoubtedly a magical rarity.

Isola del Garda, the largest island in the entire lake, is the residence and private property of the Borghese Cavazza family. You will immediately see the fairytale-like villa rising among the trees, surrounded by a botanical garden with over 450 plant species. The Venetian style harmoniously blends with the neo-Gothic style, creating a romantic and impressive image.

With the boat tour along the islands of Lake Garda, you can get a close look at Isola del Garda, but you cannot visit it on foot. To do so, you can book a guided tour by clicking here. However, the dreamy atmosphere of these moments will remain etched in your memory even from the boat. At this point, you will be near San Felice del Benaco. After almost touching the western shore and getting closer to Gardone to admire another evocative place, the San Marco Tower, we will sail south again.

Get ready to descend towards the island of San Biagio: Here we will make a 45-minute stop to seek relaxation surrounded by the nature of the flowery Isola dei Conigli; Rabbit Island! Those who wish can immerse themselves in the crystal-clear waters of the lake or explore the characteristic vegetation through a walk.

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The island of San Biagio, one of the hidden gems to visit on Lake Garda, is better known by its nickname, Rabbit Island.

Before returning to Sirmione, this boat cruise along the islands of Lake Garda will sail along Rocca di Manerba. The rocca is home to lush nature at its peak, with panoramic hiking trails and paradisiacal coves. This will be the final stop of the island tour… As you return, you will inevitably be enchanted by its beauty.

Sirmione Giro in Barca delle Isole Lago di Garda
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  • The island tour lasts for 3 hours.
  • The stop at Isola dei Conigli lasts for 45 minutes. There is an opportunity to swim.
  • The tour is available in 5 languages: German, English, Italian, Spanish, and French.
  • The boat tour departs only from Sirmione.
  • Departure is at 3:00 PM, every Tuesday.
  • The price of this boat tour from Sirmione is €50 for adults and €25 for children aged 5 to 12 years old.

To make a reservation, you can do so directly through our website or by visiting our offices. You can find us at the Tourism Peschiera Infopoint and the IAT Tourism Lazise. On the other hand, if you are looking for a boat tour on Lake Garda with a tasting experience, you can check out the Tour dei Castelli here.

Isola del Garda
Credits: Paolo Tralli – Paolotrl (IG)

INSIDER TIP: This kind of tour is often privately booked for special occasions. That’s why we are also available to arrange personalized quotes… such as a boat tour on Lake Garda with an onboard aperitif, or even for a bachelor or bachelorette party. You can contact us through the special form, and we will respond as soon as possible.


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