Garda Lake enchants tourists with its rich historical and artistic heritage documenting the happenings that have marked this region over the centuries. Tourists cannot miss a visit to the many castles - located mainly in Valtenesi but spread in other areas too – where you can go back in time to the Middle Ages. The fortresses and the myriad of ruins brought to light, which are perfectly in tune with the lake landscape, deliver a very interesting picture of the lifestyle of the inhabitants who settled here in the past and make this region one of Italy’s most spectacular and picturesque locations. Visitors will thus make a step back in time and get a first-hand experience of the civic and cultural history not only of Lake Garda but also of the whole of Italy. The numerous castles scattered throughout a wide area offer a unique and very interesting panorama to be discovered and enjoyed.
The castle overlooking the town, probably built on a Roman fort in defence of the barbarian invasions, was rebuilt in the communal period and reinforced in the fifteenth century, when it contained 120 houses and a church. Of the imposing building...continue