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LIMONAIA DEL CASTÈL

Sites of interest at Limone sul Garda

ADDRESS
Via IV Novembre, 25,
25010 Limone sul Garda

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Telefono: 0365.954008

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The lemon house "del Castél" is open every day at the following times:
from 01st April to 22th May from 10.00 a.m. to 06.00 p.m.
from 23th May to 18th September from 10.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.
from 19th September to 31st October from 10.00 a.m. to 06.00 p.m.

For other months info and telephone bookings to be made during office hours.

The guided tours last about 60 minutes, and can be done in Italian, German and English.
The minimum number of participants to guarantee the service is 10 people.

For group bookings and for any further information, please contact this email address or by telephone at +39 0365954008.


Located in the historical centre of Limone, in a splendid position, El Castel Lemon House is one of the oldest and most characteristic citrus gardens in Garda, where nature and architecture are well preserved. Built in the Eighteenth-century, as documented in the Napoleonic cadastre (land registry) of 1817, it was restored by the Municipality of Limone who purchased it in 1995 with the aim of protecting and promoting the cultural heritage of human labour which transformed and characterised the environmental landscape of the place. A valuable document and also a tourist resource, El Castel Lemon House is set against the rock walls of Mount Mughera and is a wonderful example of terracing which shows its spectacular architecture of walls and pillars in line with the methods of cultivating citrus fruit. Easily accessible, behind the lakefront and Orti and Castello streets, it has a permanent educational centre and museum housed in a former toll-house used for storing provisions.

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