Salò has been an international tourist resort for more than a hundred years and the past has left traces in the elegant historic centre, between Piazza Carmine, the Fossa and the lakefront.
The heart of Salò is a network of streets, alleys and squares with stately homes, palaces of great historical and artistic value, elegant shops and restaurants. The lakefront of Salò extends along the entire gulf and offers pleasant walks in a beautiful pedestrian area between the lake, inviting shop windows, cafes, ice cream parlors and characteristic clubs.
How to get to Salò.
Reaching the center of Salò is conditioned both by the means of transport used and by the direction, north or south, from which you arrive.
Along the highway, the closest exits to the center of Salò are:
For those coming from the east, the recommended exit is Desenzano, from there follow the signs for Salò.
For those coming from the west, the recommended exit is Brescia Est, from there follow the signs for Lake Garda and Salò.
By train or bicycle:
By train to reach Salò the advice is to get off at the Desenzano stop and from there take the ferry to Salò. The same can be said for those who want to reach the lakeside town by bicycle. Get to Desenzano through cycle paths and low-traffic roads and then take the ferry to Salò.
By bus from the following railway stations:
From Desenzano del Garda station (journey time around 1 hour)
connections Desenzano – Salò
From Brescia station (journey time around 1 hour and 20 minutes)
connections Brescia – Salò
From Rovereto station (journey time around 2 hours with change at Riva del Garda)
Rovereto – Riva del Garda connections
Riva del Garda – Salò connections
The most suitable airports are Catullo in Verona and Orio al Serio in Bergamo.
If you want to arrive by plane, we recommend renting a car to reach Salò.