Travel – Lake Garda in Italy

This past weekend we headed to Italy for a few days of sun, relaxing, good food and beautiful views. We were not disappointed one bit since the region of Garda Lake is beautiful. On our way there we stopped in Milan to shop the last days of the summer sales and had a great lunch at Paper Moon. I totally recommend it if you are passing by Milan (the location is very convenient and you will get great food).

We decided to stay in a small town, Moniga del Garda, at Vieulif bed and breakfast. It was one of the best accommodation experiences we had in a while and we would gladly return there. The town had an old Castle on a hill that served as a fortress in the old age. Now everything is restored but the houses in the area kept the Middle Age charm. As you walk down from the Castle you can admire the Italian villas and their beautiful gardens, see the olive trees and the winery and daydream of spending your life surrounded by such beauty. And then you get to the lake where you can rent a boat and enjoy a day on the lake.

In the 2 days we stayed in the area we also saw the towns of Desenzano, Sirmione and Peschiera. They all have the same charm, but they are slightly bigger and more touristic then Moniga. I tried to make a selection of photos from each of them (I really love all the pictures Traian took and is very hard to limit myself to only a few so expect loads) if you want to take a look.

Moniga del Garda, our home for a few days

moniga1 moniga DSC_2618 DSC_2598 DSC_2607 DSC_2609

Sirmione del Garda, very touristic because of the big castle and the old city centre that is truly something special.

DSC_2664 DSC_2644 DSC_2643 DSC_2684 DSC_2681 DSC_2677 DSC_2676 DSC_2666 DSC_2668 DSC_2672 DSC_2674 DSC_2646

Peschiera del Garda, very charming little town. We had a good lunch at L’Osteria, a typical Italian restaurant in the city centre.

DSC_2705 DSC_2699 DSC_2697 DSC_2694

Desenzano del Garda, the largest town in the area, loved the large promenade along the lake and the harbour.

DSC_2723 DSC_2732

Winery in the area of Desenzano.

DSC_2716 DSC_2710

 

XO, Andreea!

 

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestmail
Instagram@stylishdreams13