15 Breathtaking Photos of Limone sul Garda, on Lake Garda, Italy, That'll Make You Want to Plan a Trip There Right Now by Elisa Schmitz

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15 Breathtaking Photos of Limone sul Garda, on Lake Garda, Italy, That'll Make You Want to Plan a Trip There Right Now

There’s a tiny town in Italy, on the shores of Lake Garda (also known as Lago di Garda), called Limone sul Garda. With only 1,000 residents, about 10 percent of whom live to be centenarians (100 years old), Limone is most easily reached by boat.

My husband and I were fortunate to visit dear friends who live near this charming Italian village in the Northern region of Lombardy, and they took us by ferry to visit Limone for the day.

Nestled in the Dolomite Mountains, and on the shores of picturesque Lake Garda, Limone could not be in a more breathtaking location.

In addition to being well known for the longevity of its residents, Limone is highly regarded for its lemon groves and olive oil.

The first thing you notice when you arrive at the Limone port is the abundance of flowers and old-world charm.

But as you step off the ferry and into the beautiful town square, the next thing you notice is the lemons. They are all around you.

In Limone, you feel as though you have stepped back in time. Walking the narrow cobblestone streets, it's easy to see that lemons are an abundant natural resource. You can buy just about anything made of lemons there.

After sipping some fresh-made limoncello, we wandered the winding alleys and climbed the ancient stairways of Limone, sightseeing, shopping and tasting everything we could (including the limoncello gelato, wow).

I still remember the delicious aroma and flavor of fresh-picked lemons, everywhere.

Trying to capture that perfect day in the Italian countryside, I made this easy lemon chicken recipe. While it isn’t an actual trip back to Limone, it did transport us there for just a while.

I can't wait to go back to Limone, but in the meantime, I'm sharing these photos and remembering one of the most amazing days ever.

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Elisa Schmitz
I simply can't wait to go back to Limone, and Lake Garda. Truly one of the most beautiful places in the world! Dieter Schmitz Donna John Kaspars Sprogis
Donna John
I was lucky enough to go to Italy in 2014 for 2 1/2 weeks. Not long enough. I cannot wait to go back and see more. Your photos are breathtaking, Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds . Will add the beautiful place to my list when going back. :-)
Elisa Schmitz
You're so lucky to have spent 2 1/2 weeks in Italy, Donna John ! Definitely still not enough time to explore such a beautiful country, but I know you'll go back - and so will I. You will love Limone and Lake Garda!
Looks so beautiful there. I wish someone could beam me to Limone right now!
Dieter Schmitz
Please Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds take me back to Limone! Grazie❣️
Elisa Schmitz
I can't wait to go back with you, or go anywhere with you, Dieter Schmitz ! XOXO
Andrea Zanon
I love these pictures. Such an incredible part of Italy. I recommend also visiting the Veneto part of the Garda lake which has spectacular food and wine including the famous Amarone della Valpolicella. Heading there in 4 weeks. Cant wait
Elisa Schmitz
Thank you for your feedback, Andrea Zanon . We love Lago di Garda, and Italy in general, and can't wait to return again when international travel allows. I will add your recommendation to our list. Enjoy your visit to Amarone della Valpolicella, sounds amazing!
Nan Chul Shin
I love Lake Garda so much. I hope to be back there one day.
Elisa Schmitz
It is magical. So glad you enjoyed it as we did!

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