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.
Brescia Castle stands on the Cidneo hill and is called the "Falcon of Italy" for its position high over the city. It extends for 75,000 square metres enclosed within the city walls. The old Viscontea and Venetian fortress dominates the city and its...continue