Lake Garda May 26th 2012 26th May 2012 Saturday.
We decided to investigate some other parts of Lake Garda. We drove up the east shore as far as Maderno- the area is very built up – though there are some lovely flower displays on some of the roundabouts! The cacti were in full bloom .
Maderno itself sits right on the lakeside, the church was very interesting with some lovely original frescos. We enjoyed ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Sirmione Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more