The legend of LimoneOnce upon a time, Benacus, one of the ancient tribal gods, came on earth and fell in love with the nymph Fillide. Out of their love two sons were born, whom they called Grineo and Limone. Benacus'intentions for their future were quite simple. Grineo should dedicate himself to fishing and Limone to farming. But since their youth neither was interested in their fathers plans and they both preferred hunting in the prosperous woods of the Monte Baldo. One day, during a hunt, Limone w
The Castèl lemon houseThe Castèl lemon house, which is northwest of the old town center and stands against the rocky wall of the Mughéra mountain, is just a portion of the large lemon grove that once stretched from the Mura valleys, Via Pozze and Via Castello to the Màndola valley. The garden, which covers an area of 1,633 square meters, is divided perpendicularly into two parts by the cùen dela Marches'àna, on which the main cas'èl is built on several levels. It extends to the south, in part, on a single terrace and
Villa Boghi - 'La Casetta ' (The little House)La Casetta (The Little House), which is commonly called "Villa Boghi" today, was built at the beginning of the twentieth century according to a project of engineer Giovanni Bonaventura Gerardi. Luigi Gerardi (1828-1906) was the owner; when he died the estate was inherited by his daughter Sofia (1880-1943), who was married to Antonio Boghi (1867-1931), an industrialist from Cantù who fell in love with Limone.
During the Second World War, the villa was requisitioned several times: in S
The museums in Limone sul Garda:
The local council of Limone sul Garda decided to open the Fishing Museum in order to remind us of the history of the town's old trades, crafts and traditions.
THE FISHING MUSEUM
Limone sul Garda used to be a small village very much based on a simple rural economy of olive growing and fishing. In the 1700s it turned its attention to the construction on the lemon groves and the cultivation of citrus fruits.
Thanks to many favourable conditions, the hard work of its inhabitants and the devotion of the counc
St. Daniele Comboni and the Comboni Missionaries in Limone sul GardaBIRTHPLACE OF SAINT DANIELE COMBONI
LIMONE SUL GARDA, MARCH 15, 1831 - KHARTOUM, SUDAN, OCTOBER 10, 1881
A son of poor gardeners who became the first Catholic Bishop of Central Africa.
The town of Limone sul Garda gave birth to Daniel Comboni, the founder of the Comboni missionary institutes. In his teens he decided to become a priest and in 1849 he swore to dedicate his life to Sub-Saharan Africa.
He completed his studies in Philosophy and Theology