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Desenzano del Garda

The town of Desenzano del Garda itself is scenic, relaxed, and with a tourist atmosphere that feels somehow removed from Italian magnet-areas farther south. And there are several fascinating little burgs within bus or train or bike or boat(!) range that add even more interest to our eyes.

Six nights


Sheltered by Dolomite cliffs, a fresh-water pebble strewn  beach and a stone castle not far away—what else could anyone ask?

Maybe bicycles, for exploring.


No, wait, those are included, too, courtesy of our B&B!

This vintage video (2006) of mine shows a town a little to the east. Here was a tourist plaza with umbrella-ed tables and a Karaoke guy holding forth with John  Denver songs. There's a nearby park that we'll find this next visit, meant for residents to relax in, comfy benches for talking into the evening, next to a softly spraying fountain. We'd like to join them there, maybe start a friendship.

Gracious and elegant rooms

The rail journey to the south of France from here means a punishing number of hours; we will pause to rest a few days in

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