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Only the shortest river to see

Walked to this village on a hot day from Malcesine and the lakeside stroll was very pleasant... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robert C
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Nice little village , very peaceful

Interesting place to visit, little harbour with a fish farm this water fed from the lake. Nice cafe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MTBWales
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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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Lago di garda., 37018, Malcesine, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Walked to this village on a hot day from Malcesine and the lakeside stroll was very pleasant. However that's the best it gets, other than Italy's shortest river there is nothing to do or see in Cassone, not even anywhere to get a "gelato" on...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place to visit, little harbour with a fish farm this water fed from the lake. Nice cafe and restaurants available to eat of just take a coffee.

Thank MTBWales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Cassone on the evening of a 'Festival of Cyclamens'. We were staying in Val Di Sogno, a 20 minute level walk along the lakeside. Cassone is a small but welcoming place. We queued with the locals for fried fish, and were welcomed onto...More

Thank HaroldTheCat
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Hidden gem, often passed by traffic, has the world's shortest river and the most beautiful ancient light or guard tower at harbour entrance with beautiful flowers, must be toured on foot to enjoy.

Thank David T
Reviewed 28 July 2017

A lovely spot with a minute harbour, still used by local fishermen. The fishing museum is an absolute treasure with fabulous old photographs showing how things here used to be. Outside were two large fish tanks containing examples of lake fish, one of which was...More

Thank DavidFOSH
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Of all the northern Lake Garda towns we visited this was the one that had retained its identity most and was least marred by the "wall to wall shops" problem. The town has a quiet charm and is quite a restful place to visit. The...More

Thank stockfam
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I cycled from Val di Sogno to Cassone one day and then the next we got the tourist bus from Malcesine to Cassone (1.20 Euro each) and walked back to Val di Sogno from Cassone. Cassone is very small but pretty, with it's claim to...More

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This picturesque harbour is surrounded by restaurants and opportunities to sit and absorb the beautiful scene. While the harbour is the launch point for various tours and ferries, it serves also as the focus of an easy meeting point in this beautiful village. Great spot...More

Thank ASM2108
Reviewed 30 June 2017

excellent little fishing museum which was FOC, very interesting and informative, in a lovely location

Thank EMS001964
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Cassone is reached via local tourist bus from Malcesine. The cost is only Ieuro 20c each. The walk back to Malcesine along the lake side path takes about 90 mins including drink stops!

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