Limone was the scene of the battle between the army of the municipalities and Federico Barbarossa, who was defeated right here. The town of Limone, was the last village on the Brescia side, on the border between Austria and the Kingdom of Italy, was repeatedly contested by the Brescians and the counts of Arco, but in the fifteenth century it was under the control of the Visconti and subsequently passed to the Republic of Venice. During the world wars there was a strong rivalry between Limone and Riva del Garda, these countries began a smuggling of goods and people. The town of Limone remained almost isolated until the 40s when the road was built the Western Gardesana, before it was only reachable by boat, from the mountains or from the south, the opening of the road to Riva del Garda encouraged the development of tourism. Recent medical investigations have established that in the blood of the inhabitants of Limone sul Garda, there is the presence of apoprotein, a substance that prevents any type of arteriosclerosis. In Limone in 1831 the founder of the Order of the Comboni Missionaries was born, Daniele Comboni.
The first greenhouses were built in the seventeenth century, but it was in the following century that the most spectacular cedrates were built, in Reamòl and Garbèra, thanks to the Bettoni family, these also fascinated Goethe, during his 1786 trip to Italy. possible to reach the church of San Benedetto expanded in 1691. Going to the small port enclosed between the houses, you reach the church of San Rocco, was built in the XVI century, in the center of Limone sul Garda, in Piazza Garibaldi, we find the House of Finance, from the seventeenth century, with a beautiful dark stone loggia on the first floor, to visit is eighteenth-century Palazzo Ghepardi. A nice walk in the cobbled alleys of the village, where in the summer it is colored with the purple bougainvillea. Among the important people who have visited Limone sul Garda we can write down not just goethe, David Herbert Lawrence and playwright Henrik Ibsen.
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Festa di San Benedetto 11 Luglio
Ospedale di Arco Viale dei Capitelli, 48
FARMACIA – DE NITTO DR. COSIMO Lungolago Guglielmo Marconi, 6
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