This was the view from our table as we dined outside on shore of Lake Garda last Monday evening. I couldn't stop sighing. Partly because my pizza was so good, and partly because it was so beautiful.
Even the flight over was stunning. We flew right over the alps. Who can pay attention to aeroplane food when there's a view like this out of the window?
Here's Riva's main square on the waterfront. We ate here most nights.
And here's what Riva looks like with the mountains in the background:
Boats in the little lakeside town of Limone:
The gorge at the Varone falls:
One of Riva's pretty cobbled streets, and the imposing Mt Rochetta, which towers over the town:
The way the Lake sometimes is the most amazing shade of green:
And the most beautiful place I have ever been - the magical Isola del Garda. This palazzo is on a tiny island at the south end of the lake and is like something out of a fairy tale:
And, finally, Lake Garda in a different mood: