"Lake Garda" Top 5 Page for this destination Lago di Garda by sandysmith
Lago di Garda Travel Guide: 471 reviews and 1,067 photos
Garda was such a popular town at this time that the name of the lake
was henceforth Lake Garda.
There are several tourist resorts around its shore worth exploring.
To present have only seen resorts in the southern flatter part - Desenzano, Lazise and Sirmione.
Spring of 2006 we returned to Lake Garda, staying at Rival del Garda in the northern, more mountainous part and from
there explored Malcesine, Limone, Torbole and others so I hope you enjoy reading about the different lake resorts
Other lakes to explore in this area of Lombardy are:
Lago Idro: highest lakes in Lombardy (368 m)long and narrow at 2 x10 km, set deep between the mountains, joining Trentino to Lombardy, cut by the glacier during millions of years. It is completely surrounded by mountains and its waters are of a beautiful deep blue. The lake's shape and the surrounding mountains make it resemble a Norwegian fiord.
Lago Ledro: east of Lake Garda, was created by the blocking of a moraine from the ancient glacier of Garda. Molina di Ledro is a peaceful town with an interesting Museum, well known in Europe for the artifacts from a lake village of the Bronze Age.
A trip to Lake Garda must include a ride on the new cable car of Malcesine up to Monte Blado in about 10 minutes, the... more travel advice
Getting off the main road on narrow country lanes - somewhere between Torri diel Benaco a Brenzone on the east side of... more travel advice
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