Lonato del Garda

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Lonato showing street scenes

Enjoy a lakeside view of cliffs and mountains before exploring the historic center of this quaint and picturesque city.

Lonato del Garda is a scenic and historic city in northern Italy on the southern bank of Lake Garda. Its pleasant location and lake views make it a popular vacation spot. The area also teems with museums, churches and Roman ruins.

Spend the day at Lake Garda, the biggest lake in Italy, formed by glaciers during the last Ice Age. Capture photos of the stunning scenery against a backdrop of mountains and cliffs. Sunbathe on the shore and swim in the fresh water. Dine at one of the cafés or restaurants nestled in the valleys and bays.

Explore Piazza Martiri in the city center. It is full of historic monuments, including a Venetian column. Visit the Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista in the piazza. The baroque design of the façade and the frescoes on the walls inside the 18th-century cathedral are inspiring works of art and architecture.

The Civic Tower next to the cathedral in the same piazza dates back to 1555. The clock’s face is designed with roman numerals and an elegant design for the hands. Look for the emblem of a lion sitting just above the clock.

Discover the Rocca of Lonato, a 10th-century castle originally built to protect the city. This is the famous site of a battle involving Napoleon Bonaparte in the late 1700s. The ancient stone walls have survived the test of time over many centuries. Walk through the arched entrance to the castle. Peruse the ancient grounds and imagine how the people lived here more than a millennium ago.

The city officially changed its name from simply Lonato in 2007 in order to reference Lake Garda. Enjoy the lake during the area’s hot summers. Winter is generally quite cold due to its northern Italian location, but snow is rare.

Lonato del Garda sits just outside the city of Brescia between Milan and Venice in northern Italy. It is an oasis of calm and serenity for travelers on journeys to those famous cities.

Agriturismo Cascina Reciago
Agriturismo Cascina Reciago
Via Reciago 16, Lonato del Garda, Provincia di Brescia
The price is NT$2,208 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 26
This family-friendly Lonato del Garda farm stay is located on a lake, within 2 mi (3 km) of Spiaggia Desenzanino, Roman Villa of Desenzano del Garda, and Cathedral ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"Excellent location. Rooms were comfortable and clean with a large outdoor green space. The B&B is surrounded by a natural reserve, which is excellent for morning walks."

Reviewed on 2020/8/27

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Vip's Motel Lonato
Vip's Motel Lonato
4 out of 5
Via Rassica 9/b, Lonato del Garda, BS
The price is NT$2,656 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of House of the Podesta, Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista, and Piazza Martiri della Liberta. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (111 reviews)
Jewel in a small town
"The VIPs motel in Lonato is a jewel in a small town. Very nice hotel with excellent service and amenities."

Reviewed on 2018/7/30

Vip's Motel Lonato
Garda Country House - A casa di Isabella
Garda Country House - A casa di Isabella
2 out of 5
via Bagnole n.4/b, Lonato del Garda, BS
Situated in Lonato del Garda, this golf hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Rocca of Lonato, Piazza Martiri della Liberta, and Civic Tower. Museum of Birds and Lonato ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (8 reviews)
great place with great staff
"Great place with friendly service and good rooms. We stayed for a three nights and visited surrounding attractions (gardaland mostly). The pool was a nice touch and the kids loved it."

Reviewed on 2017/8/16

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Garda Country House - A casa di Isabella
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Villa Bianca Luxury Apartments
Villa Bianca Luxury Apartments
Via Remato 32, Lonato del Garda
Situated near the beach, this apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of Spiaggia Desenzanino, Roman Villa of Desenzano del Garda, and Cathedral of St. Mary ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"Sehr gepflegtes Anwesen mit sehr geschmackvoll eingerichteten Apartments. Gute Betreuung."

Reviewed on 2019/9/28

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Residence Fornasetta con piscina
Residence Fornasetta con piscina
Via Fornasetta, Lonato del Garda, Provincia di Brescia
Situated in Lonato del Garda, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Il Leone Shopping Center, Fornace Romana, and La Quiete Water Park. Cathedral ...
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Lovely 2-bed House in Lonato
Lovely 2-bed House in Lonato
Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi 58, Lonato del Garda, Lombardy
Situated in Lonato del Garda, this residence is within a 5-minute walk of Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista, Piazza Martiri della Liberta, and Lonato Town Hall. ...
Lovely 2-bed House in Lonato
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