There are traces of civilisation that date back to the Bronze age and that testify to the importance of this area in prehistoric times as a trading centre between European civilisations and Mediterranean regions. The first settlement dates back to 1500 and 1100 BC. The Romans conquered the Venetians and the Gauls that dwelled in the area in the first century and, at the end of the 7th century, with the rule of the Longobards, Peschiera in addition to being an important strategic – commercial centre, became a very important administrative centre. In 1378 it was occupied by the Visconti and in the early fifteenth century it became part of the Gonzaga domain, until 1440 when Francesco Sforza occupied it on behalf of the Serenissima. With the Venetian defeat in 1509 it fell into the hands of Louis XII’s French, but after a short rule (1511 – 1517) it returned to the Venetians. After later falling into the hands of the Austrians, Peschiera del Garda became part, together with Verona, Mantua and Legnago, of the Quadrilatero, the defence system organized by the Austrians, which saw fighting during the three Italian wars of Independence. It was eventually beaten in 1848. Carducci even mentioned this fact in some of his poetry.
The sanctuary of the Madonna del Frassino is a monumental church of Peschiera del Garda and belongs to the diocese of Verona. In the sanctuary is venerated the small statue of the Madonna del Frassino miraculously appeared on 11 May 1510 among the branches of an ash tree.
The fortress of Peschiera is an imposing defensive work that for centuries has protected the town of Peschiera del Garda. From 9 July 2017 the fortress of Peschiera has become part of the Unesco World Heritage Site, in the transnational serial site "Venetian Defense Works between the 16th and 17th centuries: State from the Land-State from the Western Sea".
It is located in the historic center of the town, and is considered one of the oldest churches in the Diocese of Verona. The first testimonies of a church dedicated to San Martino are from 1008. Next to the church there are Roman excavations that can be freely visited.
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H. Ospedale Peschiera del Garda - Clinica privata "Dr. Pederzoli Spa" Via Monte Baldo 24
GIUBERTONI DR. MAURIZIO Via Milano, 22 RUZZA DR. CLAUDIO Via Marzan, 4 SAN BENEDETTO - DR. UMBERTO FRASCI Via Bell'Italia, 47 b
BRACCOBALDO BEACH – BauBeach - Località Fornaci LIDO BERGAMINI – Braccobaldo beach - Strada Bergamini SPIAGGIA LIDO CAPPUCCINI - Località Cappuccini SPIAGGIA LIDO FORNACI - Località Fornaci SPIAGGIA PIOPPI - Località Pioppi
PORTO CENTRALE – Piazza Maestro Giulio Battistoni STAZIONE FS – Viale Stazione, 18