Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Desenzano del Garda, Other, Italy

Dec 14, 2012 - Exploring the lake

13.12.2012: Lake Garda. A beautiful spot. Weatherwise, yesterday was a bit crap. Overcast and cold and rainy. So, a drive around the lake seemed to be the best way to spend the day. First stop was Sirmione, and old fortified town/port. Even though the town seemed to be closed up for the winter, it was still a very pleasant stroll through the winding streets and gardens. Found a nice warm ristorante for a warm cup of coffee and cake. The remaining part of the trip was rather uneventful. Just a pleasant drive along thelake, through some...

Jump to full entry

Dec 12, 2012 - Lake Garda

Today we left Florence to head up to the northern lakes area and Desenzano la Garda. We had a great time in Florence, but time to move on. We've visited the lakes area previously (Lakes Como and Maggiore), so this time we thought we'd go to the biggest of the lakes, Lake Garda. Our previous visits have revealed lakes of clear blue waters sunearedd by snow capped mountains, and this was to be once again. As we nbeared our destination we could see the snow capped peaks looming nearer in the distance. As we were driving into the township we...

Jump to full entry