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Italy- handbook for travellers. First Part, Northern Italy and Corsica (1869) (14803706203)
Identifier: 01637141.5320.emory.edu Title: Italy: handbook for travellers. First Part, Northern Italy and Corsica Year: 1869 ( 1860s) Authors: Karl Baedeker (Firm) Subjects: Publisher: Coblenz : K. Baedeker Contributing Library: Emory University, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library Digitizing Sponsor: Emory University, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: e planted with vines,olives, and fig-trees. The village of Garda (1100 inhab.),beautifully situated in a bay at the influx of the Tesino whichdescends from the Monte Baldo, gives its name to the lake. Thechateau belongs to Count Albertini of Verona. To the iS. in thedistance is the peninsula oi Serrnione (p. 152). The next placesare Bardolino (2000 inhab.) with a harbour, Cisano, and Lazist(2600 inhab.), another harbour. Pescbiera (Restaur, near the quay) (see p. 151) at the effluxof the Alincio from the lake, is a station on the railway betweenMilan and Verona. (Stat. l/4 M. from the lake, omnibus 75 c. 29. From Pavia to Brescia by Cremona. Railway in 5 hrs.; fares 13 fr. 90, 9 fr. 80 c., 7 fr. None of thestations are worthy of note except Cremona, but this line is important asaftording the most direct communication between Genoa and Verona (or theBrenner Railway). The line intersects the fertile plain watered by the Po andthe Olona. Stations Motla San Damiano, Iielgiojoso with hand- Text Appearing After Image: BRESCIA. 30. Route. 155 some chateau; near Corteolona the Olona is crossed. Then Mi-radolo, Chignolo on a small tributary of the Po, Ospedaletto andCasalpusterlengo, where the line from Piacenza to Milan (R. 40)is crossed. Stat. Codoyno; near the fortified Pizzighettone theAdda, here navigable, is crossed. The district is here consi-dered unhealthy. Stations Acquanegra and Cava Tigozzi. Cremona (p. 162) is a terminus stat. whence the train backs out. From Cremona to Brescia the line proceeds due N., followingthe direction of the high road, through a flat district. StationsOlmeneta, Robecco-Pontevico, beyond which the Oglio, a consi-derable affluent of the Po, is crossed. Verolanuova, Manerbio,then across the Mella, to Bagnolo and S. Zeno Golzano. Brescia see below. 30. Brescia. Hotels. Albergo Reale, E. 2>;2, D. 3, A. 1 fr.; Albergo Fenicein the Piazza del Duomo; Italia, well spoken of; Torre di Londra;~Gambero and :::Scudo di Francia, moderate; Capello. Cafes. Several adjacent to Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.