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Oct 6, 2014 - Lago Di Garda

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Here’s some of what the Lonely Planet – Italy chapter on Lombardy and the Lakes has to say about Lago di Garda: “A playground for Italians of all ages, Lago di Garda encompasses an immense 370 sq km. In the centre of the southern shore, on a sliver-like peninsula, is the impossibly quaint village of Sirmione. Lago di Garda’s Ora (southerly) and Peler (northerly) winds make it a windsurfer’s haven. Once you’ve hit flower-filled Gardone Riviera, the lake rapidly narrows as the altitude climbs. By the time you reach the...

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Oct 6, 2014 - Garda's Western Shore

@@@@@@@ Here’s some of what the Lonely Planet – Italy’s chapter on Lombardy and the Lakes has to say about the Western Shore Of Lago Di Garda: “Heading north on Garda’s western shore brings you to Salò, a pretty village on the gulf which gave its name to Mussolini’s pup¬pet republic in 1943, after the dictator was rescued from the south by the Nazis.” The website ‘Italy Heaven’ offers this description: “The waterfront settlement of Gardone Riviera is very much dominated by tourism, in an amiable and laid-back way. It's a small place with...

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