Gardone Riviera, Lake Garda, Italy - September 2018: Person walking past a restaurant with outside tables in Gardone Riviera. The buildings are covered by large flowering climbing plants.

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Lake Garda West Bank

The western Lombard shore of Lake Garda is the most beautiful, lined with historic towns, stately villas, mountain-backed roads and frothing flower-filled gardens. North of Gardone, much of the shore is encompassed within the Parco Alto Garda Bresciano (, where it's easy to escape the summer crowds and find yourself amid some truly stunning scenery.


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