Lago di Ledro to Riva Del Garda

Lake Garda, Italy                                                                              Map of Lake Garda

Tuesday 10th June 2014, day 5                                                    All photos by Hetty

Maps of walk   Part 1     Part 2

We walked nearly 10 miles,  5.5 hours, + 0.75 miles to ‘home’.

We took the 8.30 am bus from Riva del Garda to Lago di Ledro at 560m = 1800ft. We got off the bus half way along the lake at Mezzolago, and walked back down the valley and then along the Strada del Ponale above Lake Garda to Riva, at 70m = 230ft


Lago di Ledro was beautiful and so quiet.

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It was so still, the reflections were lovelyS1050432 copy

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The Museo delle Palafitte = Lake Dwelling Museum, has replica huts from nearly 4,000 years ago. Remains were found when the level of the lake dropped in 1929S1050435 copyS1050436 copyS1050437 copy

Looking down the valley towards Lake GardaS1050441 copy

There were lots of cyclists going up the valleyS1050442 copy

It was steep in places, and this part had the old cobblesS1050445 copyWe reach Lake GardaS1050446 copy

Looking back through the entrance to the Valle di LedroS1050447 copy

Looking south – across the lake is Monte Baldo, where we went yesterdayS1050453 copy

We are going to Riva del Garda – the flat part on the left. Monte Brione was where we walked on SundayS1050454 copy

The Strada del Ponale is the 19th century panoramic road cut through the cliff above Lake Garda, that is now traffic freeS1050456 copyLots of activity on the lakeS1050458 copy

We are getting nearer to RivaS1050463 copy

Next day – Lago di Tenno

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