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Lake Garda

Listed under Lakes in Lombardy - Lakes, Italy.

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  • Photo of Lake Garda
  • Photo of Lake Garda
  • Photo of Lake Garda
  • Photo of Lake Garda
  • Photo of Lake Garda
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Lake Garda is one of the most beautiful lakes in Europe - with a backdrop of mountains on the one side and vines on the other, it's been a refuge for stressed out emperors and their hangers-on for millenia. There are plenty of special places to stay around this lake, including the incomparable Villa Feltrinelli for those who really want pampering, as well as gardens to visit, boat rides to take, and activities like kitesurfing and windsurfing for the more active.

Vill Feltrinelli.

Written by  James Dunford Wood.

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“Lake Garda”

Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy. Like the other lakes of Italy's Lake District, Garda fills a valley created by Ice Age glaciers. At the northern end the Alps rise precipitously, whereas the south end has gentler scenery and the picturesque fort… Read more...

Written by  Mike Lyvers.

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