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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 puppet 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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