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Catena Square

Piazza Catena, 38066, Riva Del Garda, Italy
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Nice setting to grab drinks or a snack along water front

Enjoyed drinks and the view of the lake from a plaza restaurant. Views of the lake and seeing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
west Texas

Beautiful place ,very picturesque,worth a visit .next to Lake Garda ,so you can sit and relax and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manchester, 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, Riva Del Garda, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed drinks and the view of the lake from a plaza restaurant. Views of the lake and seeing people enjoying the day provided a good setting for our visit.

Thank porter_osborne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place ,very picturesque,worth a visit .next to Lake Garda ,so you can sit and relax and watch the ferries ,very peaceful.or visit the local shops for souvenirs.

Thank 501lynn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely piazza in this beautiful lake side town, which you will stumble across when wandering round the town and cannot miss when arriving by boat.

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just lovely, nice place to sit and people watch, have a bite to eat, take loads of photos. Lovely bit of the world.

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you can walk around the square and you can see the lake to it so beauty full place you will love Riva

Thank Constance4_13
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Right in the port area of Riva del Garda. Very busy with lots of outdoor restaurants where you can have coffee/lunch/beer etc and people watch. Super way to spend an hour or so. One thing to watch out for is the amount of mountain bikes...More

1  Thank stephenskier123
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Stayed in hotel overlooking square and sampled the delights of some of the cafes there. It was especially pleasant during the evening when the occasional musical offering was on show.

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 19 October 2016

lovely place ... very clean, no litter anywhere. Visit the Rocca museo ... lots to see about the history of the area, only gripe was there was no English translation, free entry.

Thank carolmac52
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Sit outside at the No Name Bar have a drink and enjoy the views while watching people go by .You see plenty of bike riders and people coming off the ferries. You can also see wind surfers.

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great views of the Lake, even better from the top of the tower! Plenty of bars, restaurants and gelaturias. A great place to sit and eat and people watch. Plenty of boats to take you off to other villages.

Thank lynne19532016
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