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The view when leaving Malcesine via ferry

Picturesque Malcesine is known for being one of the more romantic towns on Lake Garda. It’s on the east side of Lake Garda on the upper half of the lake and is about a one hour bus ride from Garda Town. Of course, it’s pretty as a picture here (Italy is really a land of beauty) and walking through Malcesine’s cobblestone streets will always lead you to gorgeous locally made ceramic stores and countless opportunities to stop for gelato. So aside from picking up some of the nicest ceramic ware you will ever come across (# don’t even get me started on what I couldn’t fit in my suitcase home), do also:

1) Visit the pebbled beach which can be accessed by a side alley up on the northern side of town

2) Have pizza at one of the many popular pizzerias. Most of the places in the old town part of Malcesine fill up pretty fast so if you’re eating during peak dining time, then you could try your luck Pizzeria Ristorante Ristoro which is great and just outside old town and quite possibly the biggest restaurant we ate at all holiday (most dining establishments in European towns are tiny!)

3) Take a 30 minute express ferry across to Limone & check out it’s lemon scented town for a day.

4) Visit Monte Baldo via cable car – the view up top is so ‘bellissimo’ (as exclaimed by one excited waiter at Ristoro to us) that it’s deserving its very own post up next!

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Wearing: ASOS vintage square neck shell top | Anthropologie gingham market skirt | Mischa Madison shoulder bag| Fossil original boyfriend chronograph watch in navy | Bared Shoes Toucan black lace up sandals

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Photographer: Thomas Debono & Connie Cao 

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    Sasa Zoe
    October 18, 2015 at 4:03 AM

    So pretty<3

    Shall We Sasa

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      kisforkani
      October 18, 2015 at 10:09 AM

      Thanks! :)

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    Shannon V
    October 18, 2015 at 11:53 AM

    Your photos are so dreamy. I’ve wanted to go to Italy for ages to see the rest of my family. Your photos are complete travel inspiration! The streets are so cute. I could definitely wander them for ages.

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      kisforkani
      October 18, 2015 at 9:28 PM

      Italy is probably my favourite country so far! Definitely make the trip one day and also take some time to explore the area, every part of Italy is so different !

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    cielo
    October 18, 2015 at 2:02 PM

    Gorgeous photos! ♥

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      kisforkani
      October 18, 2015 at 9:28 PM

      Thanks!

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    Jess (It's That Time for)
    October 18, 2015 at 2:40 PM

    Ah I always love your travel photos! They’re always so vibrant and colourful! :) Malcesine looks and sounds dreamy! x

    Jess | It’s That Time For

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      kisforkani
      October 18, 2015 at 9:28 PM

      Thanks! It’s one of my favourite towns on Garda

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    Annabelle
    October 19, 2015 at 2:40 AM

    It all looks so pretty! I definitely have to visit some day!

    Belle in Black and White

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