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Points of interest on Lake Garda.

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The villas and palaces of the Brescia shore of Lake Garda are real architectural and artistic gems whose beauty and splendour are still intact. These elegant but not excessive villas and palaces are often enriched with magnificent gardens giving off delicate fragrances and offer picturesque and charming views. The Vittoriale, Palazzo Feltrinelli and all the other buildings of the area comprised between Desenzano and Limone are the tangible evidence of the historical, artistic and cultural events that occurred in the area where they were built, but not only. That is why a visit to the lake villas and palaces is not to be missed: here visitors can get a sense of the historical happenings witnessed by these rooms, enjoy the breathtaking panorama as well as observe and admire the different trends and styles that characterise Italy’s varied and vibrant architectural and artistic heritage.


ROTINGO PALACE

The building is located on Via XX Settembre at number 11. Today, it is very difficult to define the style of this palace. As a result of the transitions to various owners, it has undergone several transformations. There are, however, three...

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VILLA BRUNATI

Brunati villa was built at the end of the 1500s as a holiday resort. A plaque and frescoes prove that in 1859, after the Battle of Solferino and San Martino, it was home to Victor Emmanuel II and his general staff. It currently houses the municipal...

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CASTELLO BONORIS

Stunning monuments and buildings can be visited in town all throughout the year. One of the most important is the Bonoris Castle built over the ancient Rock at the end of the 1800 by the count Gaetano Bonoris. It lies within a vast park and it also...

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PALAZZO GELMETTI

Built in 1800 as the residence of the noble Gelmetti family, in 1883 it was rented by the City, which purchased it in 1888. Since the early 1900s it has been the seat of the Town Hall. A number of richly frescoed rooms can be found inside.

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VILLA ALBERTINI

This grand 19th century palazzo in the center of town was built by field marshal Pietro Keller as a wedding gift for his daughter Gabriele Anna and her husband Count Giovanbattista Alberini. The palazzo has a portico with 5 arches and splendid...

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RESIDENZA PIAVOLI

An 18th c. palazzo with a porch made of eight arches (in the rustic area), impressive double staircase and important frescoes. In one of the ground floor rooms you can see part of an earlier 16th c. structure.

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