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Malcesine Ferry

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Address: Malcesine Dock, Malcesine, Italy
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Have used the ferry 5 times now over the last 10 years. They are always on time, very good value and well worth the trip to Limone across Lake Garda. Highly recommended

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have used the ferry 5 times now over the last 10 years. They are always on time, very good value and well worth the trip to Limone across Lake Garda. Highly recommended

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

A lovely afternoon cruising over to Limone for Sorbet. Try and catch the Padde Boat MPV G Zanardelli and lose yourself in the old world delight of Lago di Garda!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Used the ferry to get from Limone to Malcesine in July, lovely ferry ride in glorious sunshine. Lots of opportunities to take photos of lake etc while on it.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

The lake was dead calm, the sun was warm and brilliant, the surrounding mountains were beautiful. What's not to like?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

A reasonable return price of 9 euros and frequent services to Limone etc. They certainly pack a lot of people on these ferries and I did not see any life belts or was there any comments made on action to be taken in the event of an emergency.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We traveled "out of season" so the boats are not so frequent as earlier in the year. We took the upper open deck and headed across the lake from Malcesine to Limone. An invigorating experience as we left the heat of the town and felt the cool breezes of the Lake. In the middle it was slightly choppy and all... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The ferries run all day from each town to the next very easily accessed. We purchased the ferry ticket that allows the "North" section all day, so any boat that pulled up was available for us to hop on/off in any of the northern towns of Lake Garda (approx. 20 Euro and MUCH LESS CROWDED than some of the little... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

There seem to be several ferry operations out of Malcesine, but we used Garda Express Tours which was an excellent service over to Limone. Return ticket costs a very reasonable nine Euros with a discount for children up to ten years of age. They have three boats, the largest of which is called Amigos (nicely fitted out, comfortable seats) and... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Get a boat from just outside of the town. Smallish boat that takes upto 100 people. Very reasonably priced. 9 euros return to Limone. Only takes 25/30 minutes. Picturesque town of Limone. Good shops and restaurants. Ferries run once an hour. A very pleasant way to spend half a day.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Plenty of room inside or outside. Clean with very helpful staff. You can get light refreshments. Take a warm coat. Lots of places to visit at varying prices. Timetables available at the booking office. Opens for payment about 20 minutes before the boat leaves. Try a short trip to get the feel of it.

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