A big hit with Veronese locals
Cathedrals, museums, villages and a UNESCO listing for a pile-dwelling near the Alps, this southern Lake Garda resort is packed with astounding historic heritage. Desenzano is one of the biggest towns in the region, with plenty on its menu of things to see. The mighty Duomo and the archaeological museum are the two major pulls.
Exciting for all ages
On the face of it, there’s a bustling harbour to marvel at yachts, gelato in hand. This sporty hub’s ideal for going on horseback or sticking to the water too. Cafés and bars offer a modern twist, while intricate arcades let you shop ‘til you drop in cool chains and chic boutiques.