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Watch the world go by

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Supergran11birch
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Nice place to chill, watch out for cyclists!

Lovely little square to hang out in for a while but watch out for all the cyclists who think it's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thomas F
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Nottingham, 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 northern stretch of the lake from the regions just a little further to the south. On this square the baroque statue of San Giovanni Nepomuceno, patron saint of the waters, can be found, which until the Great War stood in Piazza Benacense.
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Piazza Catena, 38066, Trento, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 19 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.

Thank Jun J
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Beautiful town and square at the north of Lake Garda. Typical Italian in every way and lots of bars, restaurants and things to see. Departure point for many of the boat trips

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We felt like we are somewhere on the adriatic coast, with small harbour and fancy bars and restaurants all around.

Thank Jovan M
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Explore the waterfront, sample the ice creams or visit a bar. Boar trips around the lake which we have been on on a previous visit some years ago. A walk around the old town is rewarding.

Thank rojan76
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Very nice part of the city. Beautiful views - water, city, monuments etc. There are bars and restaurants in the neighbourhood

Thank Piotr H
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