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Beauty by the lake!

Beautiful piazza in Riva del Garda with a lovely view of the waterfront. There are plenty of cafes... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Maritza G
Miami, Florida
Wonderful place

A place to while away a few hours watching the boats on the Lake.Many good eating places. Our... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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“watch the world”(11 reviews)
“lovely square”(8 reviews)
“hotel sole”(4 reviews)
Formerly called Piazza Granda and then Piazza Benacense, this piazza is the heart of both the old and modern town. It is the location for the Office of the Podestà and the Town Hall, the Torre Apponale a several houses of the nobility. The arcades...more
Near Town Hall, 38066, Riva Del Garda, Italy
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All reviews watch the world lovely square hotel sole people watching cafes and restaurants to sit and people watch colorful houses fantastic atmosphere street musicians favorite drink the main square gelato lots of places to eat limone and malcesine admire the view few hours lake garda
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Beautiful piazza in Riva del Garda with a lovely view of the waterfront. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants to enjoy a gelato or sip your favorite drink while basking in the fantastic atmosphere. In the evening you can enjoy free music from street...More

Thank Maritza G
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A place to while away a few hours watching the boats on the Lake.Many good eating places. Our highlight was listening to the Street musicians on a Evening... Peaceful, safe and quiet

Thank heblady
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Fantastic atmosphere, especially at night with the buskers singing. Right on the lake and surrounded by old palazzas.

Thank martha127
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The square is clean, police patrol regularly. Street entertainment provided. Good selection of restaurants and one side of square faces Lake Garda. Caution needed as speeding cyclists through the day and evening cross the square. Square has an historic tower in one corner, 2€ to...More

Thank G G
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I heartily agree with all the reviews saying that this is a great spot to sit and relax and watch the world go by. However, for me my favourite time in the square is in the evening. There are frequently buskers in the square providing...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Caught the local bus here from Limone, and stopped in the square for a snack and to admire the view. Stunning! The children loved watching the ducks too.

Thank NR99
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Very worth while as there is a lovely view round the harbour. After walking to the top you can requench your thirst by having a cool drink in one of the many places in the harbour.

Thank annem6432
Reviewed 3 August 2018

FBulous bars, always something to watch going on. A great place for a spot of people watching whilst relaxing with a drink.

Thank Supergran11birch
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The tour bus driver claimed this is one of the finest town squares in world. I can't disagree. The cathedral sits on one side , the Market sets up in the square and surrounding streets and there are numerous restaurants/bars/coffee shops on the perimeter. A...More

Thank Pontyslot
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is an incredible place to enjoy a gelato or drink a beer. My wife and I had a wonderful time this past March during our anniversary trip.

Thank Paul S
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