Lake Garda




The use of fresh ingredients in Italian cooking seems to put the UK to shame. The joy of eating fresh tomatoes and wonderful olive oil is without equal. It’s hard to travel anywhere in Italy without also enjoying the fine wines that are on offer. Drinking wine with a meal is very much part of the culture here. If you havie previously visited many of the larger Italian cities, you can wonder how the region around Lake Garda would compare.

You can read in your guidebook that the area is largely made up of relatively small villages, towns and resorts. This would be a trip that would be considerably different to previous visits to the country. During your stay on the shores of Lake Garda, you can opt to move around and visit as many of the lakeside villages as possible. You will be delighted to find thriving markets and restaurants in many of them.

This is a guide to a visit to the Garda Lake, taking a drive clockwise from Desenzano and touching in sequence the small towns of Salo, Gardone Riviera, Toscolano Maderno, Gargnano, Tignale, Tremosine, Limone sul Garda, Riva del Garda, Torbole, Malcesine, Brenzone, Torri del Benaco, Bardolino, Garda, Lazise, Pechiera del Garda and Sirmione.

It also includes a one day boat ride on the Lake that starts in Peschiera del Garda and then touches the towns of Lazise, Bardolino, Garda, Salo, Gardone Riviera, Malcesine, Limone del Garda, Torbole and Riva del Garda.

There are extensive descriptions and photos of the attractions.

It contains many reviews for the best recommended restaurants that are at the location described.


Versione in italiano: Lago di Garda

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