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Local people recommend: Olga Korkunda

Author: 08.06.2017 | Italy, travel, tourism
Restaurateur Olga Korkunda shares with readers OUTLOOK Interesting facts about one of the Italian city, the area on the shores of Lake Garda. What to try, where to visit and how to have fun - in our new material!

City which you represent

Desenzano del Garda

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Write down three exact words which are typical for your city and explain why

Delight, beauty, and calmness

The blue waters of lake Garda are surrounded by the rich greens of Italian nature and mighty slopes of Alpine mountains. The mild and warm climate, luxury views and tasty cuisine!

Where to try the traditional food, recommend the exact places and dishes which are necessary to taste

Restaurant Trattoria, Alessivia Castello 3/7 has a huge variety of traditional pizza. The most delicious one is with white mushrooms and fresh earthnuts.

In case you come to the restaurant Ristorante, Arpegevia Lario 20, here one should compulsory try grilled European bass as well as the local fish from the lake

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Recommend one fashionable restaurant and one good fastfood

The fashionable restaurant Esplanadevia Lario 3, which has Michelin’s stars, the numerous pizzerias and pyadinerias in the centre of the city where one is able to taste Panini, pizza, and pyadina quickly and cheap

There is no sense in visiting places like Macdonalds and Burger King, etc , because Italy is famous for its tasty cuisine all over the world!

The best viewing platform of the city and its location

The Medieval Ages Castle Dezencanodel garda,

Via Castello 88, opens the magnificent picturesque view at the city and lake.

This place is located at the small slope over the port. The modern ruins of the castle are dated by the Medieval Ages. Some time ago it was a large castle inside which there were more than hundreds houses.

 The most romantic place in the city

As well as in many cities located at the banks of reservoirs it is, definitely, embankment along the lake

The best locations for the photo and how to get there

If one wants to take excellent photos, around the lake there are picturesque cities such as

Limone, Peschiera, Salo, Bardolino, RivadelGarda between which the lifeboats are shuttling. In the port and Internet there is a schedule. As well, one can simply drive the car making stops at any places.

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 The main historical landmark

The remedial source Fonte Boiola is famous for the waters curing the majority of illnesses. The boisterous floods of water rich with the sulphur, iodine, and bromine with the temperature 70 degrees.

Strange museum

Directly at the bank of the lake there is Archaeological museum with the interesting exhibit pieces getting familiar with the old history of those places while several of them trace back to the fourth century BC.

The most convenient kind of transport in the city

The city is small with picturesque ways that is why the excellent way of transportation will become the bicycle.

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The place of youth’ hanging out

In the warm season of year piazza Malvezzi and piazza Matteotti at night are full of the young people.

The modern object of architecture

The shopping centers LE VELE, via GuglielmoMarconi 1 and il LEONE, via Mantova 36.

The best disco of the city

The best disco is Cocco beach, via Catullo 5

The unusual entertainments of the city

Windsurfing at the lake is the popular here kind of sport, the type of water entertainment in the basis of which there is a mastership of management at the water surface of light board of small size with the established sail there.

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The street entertainment

The market (mercato) every Saturday in the center of the city

Where to meet the sunrise and sunset

The bar Madai is located at viacatullo at the verily bank with the comfortable armchairs and big choice of beverages (aperitivo), that is an ideal place for the sunset

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The most fashionable hotel and qualified budget night stay

Palace Hotel viale Francesco Agello 114/A

Lido International, via T. Dal Molin 63

The budget night stay could be found in the application Airbnb that is popular here and rent an apartment or room.

The best place for hiking

The walking along the lake is the unforgettable recollections and relaxation

Where it is the best to have a walk with the children

For children (as well as for their parents) there is a huge park of amusements Gardaland , that is situated at viaDerna 4 CastelnuovodelGarda.

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The main souvenir that is the symbol of the city

As the tasty souvenir it is the best to carry limoncello. In this region there is the majority of trees with the oranges and lemons that give fruits almost all the year round.

The unusual store or doll shop

Mainly, there are little stores and doll shops spread all over the city where one is able to get the souvenirs, dishes, textile with the depictions of the lemons… as well, at the place one could try limoncello, ruccolino, grappa, and do not make mistake with the choice…

What to visit in the area of 20 kilometers from the city

One has to visit the city Bardolino. In the area of the city there are many villas and castles. In the verily settlement there is a temple of St Nicholas the Wonderworker.

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The practical advice

The practical advice is the if you do not want to stay hungry, you should take into consideration that restaurants here work according to the schedule. The lunch is 1-2.30 pm, the dinner is 7-10 pm. In other time the cuisine will be close as Italians love living in compliance with the timetable.

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