Brescian Alps. LAGO D'IDRO. 39. Route. 229
the long Mte. Baldo, on the E. bank of the Lago di Garda. — 7 M. Salb-
Carmine, at the E. end of the village. We follow the highroad, akirting
the lake, viá (&72 M.) Gardone Riviera (p. 232) and (11 M.) Moderno (p. 234)
to (12i/2 M.) Toscolano (p. 234).
21 M. Vobarno (p. 228). — 26 M. Sabbio. The castle (Rocca)
contains oíd Brescian paintings (14-15th cent.). — At (28 M.) Barghe
the road from Brescia through the Val Garza enters the Val Sabbia.
— 30 M. Nozza. — 3072 M. Vestone (1050 ft.; Agnello; Italia), the
capital of the valley.
The Road quits the Val Sabbia at (3 M.) Lavenone (1260 ft.)
and then skirts the W. bank of the Lago d'Idro (1207 ft.), which is
6 M. long and 3/4-lV4 M. broad. To the right, at the S.E. angle of
the lake, is the village of Idro. — 3 M. Anfo (1280 ft.; diligence
to Brescia, see p. 228), with the picturesque keep of Rocca d'Anfo,
once a Venetian frontier-fort, and modern fortifications.
4'/2 M. Caffaro (inn; Italian and Austrian custom-house), 1 M.
to the N. of the Lago d'Idro, on the wild torrent of Caffaro, which
here forms the frontier.
In tbe Val Caffaro, which near its mouth forms an impasaable gorge, a
road leads in wide curves to (3 M.) Bagolino (2395 ft.; Alb. Ciappana, very
fair), a large mountain-village (4000 inhab), in a fine situation. — From
Bagolino over the Colle Maniva to the Val Trompia, aee p. 228.
From Caffaro to the Lago di Ledro and to Riva, on the Lago di Garda,
see p. 237; to Condino and Tione, aee Baedeker's Eastern Alps.
40. The Lago di Garda.
Steamhoats. 1. W. Bank (the more picturesque; inconvenient raílway-
connections, especially with Venice), between Desenzano and Riva, thrice
daily (four times to Maderno) in 4-5'/4 hrs. (fares 4 fr. 45, 2 fr. 60 c). Stations:
Sirmione, Manerba, San Felice, Salb, Gardone-Riviera, Maderno- Toscolano,
Bogliaco, Gargnano, Tignale, Campione, Tremosine, Limone, Riva. The morning
steamer from Desenzano also touches at Malcesine, the midday-boat from
Riva at Torbole and Malcesine (both on the E. bank). The express-steamer
(once daily) calis only at Sirmione, Salb, Gardone-Riviera, Maderno-Toscolano,
and Gargnano. — 2. E. Bank, between Riva and Peschiera, daily (to Ma¬
derno twice) in 474 hrs. (fares 4 fr. 60, 2 fr. 60 c). Stations: Torbole,
Malcesine, Assenza, Magugnano, Castelletto, Gargnano, Maderno (these two
on the W. bank), Torri, Garda, Bardolino, Lazise, Peschiera. In spring
there are also excursion-trips four times weekly from Gardone to San
Vigilio, Garda, and Bardolino, and excursion-trips to both banks are made
on Sun. in summer; day-ticket 2 or li/2fr., season-ticket 7 or 472 fr. —
In the following description the stations at which there is a pier are
indicated by 'P', the small-boat stations by 'B'. — The steamers (restau¬
rant on board) are on the whole inferior to those on the Lago di Como
and Lago Maggiore. Sea-sickness is not unknown in rough weather, and
storms or fog sometimes suspend or interrupt the service. — Luggage
undergoes a custom-house examination at Riva.
Railway from Desenzano and Peschiera to Verona and Brescia (Milán),
see R. 37; from Garda to Domegliara and Verona p. 236; from Riva 10
Arco and Mori, p. 22. — The following Circular Tour Tickets may be
procured (comp. p. xvii): Desí»za»o-Peschiera-Riva-Saló-2)cíenzano ('H';
valid for 5 days; fares 9 fr. 25, 8 fr. 70, 5 fr. 10 c); Jftí«n-Desenzano-Riva-
Mori-Verona-ifi'ía» (T; 15 days; fares 38 fr. 95, 29 fr. 55 c); Venice-Verona-
Desenzano Riva-Mori-Verona-Venice ('K'; 15 days; fares 40fr. 10, 30fr 35c.)