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Lovely

Lovely square in the heart of Riva. Breathtaking views and plenty of amazing places to get gelato... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
amynor11
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United Kingdom
Loved the old town

So many lovely old buildings with lots of history including the shops and nearby the fantastic... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
frappuccinos4
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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The name refers to the large chain which in the past centuries was stretched across the water in defence of the harbour. Until 1929, the piazza was home to the Imperial Customs House: a sign of the borderline which for centuries separated the...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely square in the heart of Riva. Breathtaking views and plenty of amazing places to get gelato! Lots of restraunts and hotels in the square where you can grab a drink and watch the world go by.

Thank amynor11
Reviewed 5 days ago

So many lovely old buildings with lots of history including the shops and nearby the fantastic 'Gelateria Al Pozzo' with over thirty different flavours of ice cream.

Thank frappuccinos4
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our week here we never saw any rubbish. Everynight there was music around the square. Whatever your taste there was something. Brilliant!!!!

Thank hazels101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

perfect place to sit for a while in one of the many bars hot food cold drinks ,or ice cream we love this area of riva always busy .watch out for the bikes ,take some bread feed the ducks

Thank allennbarbarahull
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Heaps of bars and restaurants to sit and have a drink or a meal. Just right for relaxing and people watching.

Thank Supergran11birch
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Lovely little square to hang out in for a while but watch out for all the cyclists who think it's appropriate to storm through at 30kph!

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Stayed at the Sole hotel in the square beside the lake, beautifully kept square , would like to return

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Beautiful area by the lake with lots of good restaurants and cafes. Great for a stroll or passeggiatta!

Thank Maritza G
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We allow ourselves a complete day to wander around this interesting Italian town. So much to see and do. For a waling excusion and views do not miss the walk along the old military road. About a 3 hour trip to the cafe at the...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

A serene place to see where you start to ponder and enjoy the largest lake in Italy, a well deserved place to stay before heading to any part of Lake Garda.

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