Winter event program 2016 - 2017The winter event season of Limone sul Garda presents a rich program for every one!
It will be performed classical events, like the torchlight procession (22.12) - including free distribution of "polenta cunsa", mulled wine and hot chocolate, the Epiphany for children (06.01) and the carnival party (25.02).
For theatre lovers there are in program some events: "Esodo" (18.12) and the comedy of "Loredana Cont" (04.02).
To complete the offer, some news for the young such as Sportmania
Main events calendar 2017We are glad to present you the main events calendar for the season 2017. The event summer season is waiting for our welcome guests - both adults and children - and it will be rich of shows and attractions for making their stay more pleasant. Goodbye to everyone who will come to spend their holiday here again and welcome to everyone visiting our land for the first time! All our best wishes of good fun in Limone!
THE MUSEUM OF TOURISMFollowing construction of the Gardesana road (1929 - 1931), which permetted a connection between Limone, Gargnano and Riva, Limone became one of the most frequented tourist centres of Lake Garda in the second half of the twentieth century. Many different factors influenced the development of the town: its position on the lake, the natural contours of the territory, the characteristic conformation of the historical centre, the climatic conditions, the dynamism of the inhabitants and the attention
The history of LimoneThe name for the village comes from the latin word "Limen", which means border. Surrounded by mountains and water the economic was based on fishing, olives and lemons. Then in 1932 the Gardesana Occidentale was completed and at last isolation came to an end. After the worldwars tourism started. The inhabitants started to transform the little fishing village into a tourist resort, which is now one of the most important ones at Lake Garda.
Limone became famous in 1979 when the APOLIP
Lemon gardens, a miracle on Lake GardaIf you drive along the northernmost section of the Gardasana Occidentale, the road running up the west of the lake, you cannot fail to notice tall pillar stretching towards the sky, some of them over ten meters high.
They bear witness on one hand to an ancient form of architecture, now an indissoluble part of the landscape, and on the other to man's vocation for growing and selling citrus fruits, especially lemons. These distinctive greenhouses are protected by walls at the back and sides;
The Extravirgin Olive Oil of LimoneThousand years' tradition of taste and health.
The legendary olive-tree is a most important part of Limones' past. Over hundreds of years it was in the centre of live because it gave work on the fields and its fruits gave the most important product to change in commerce: the oil. In a climate like ours, which is very similar to the mediterranean, climate and the special sandy soil its development and integration over the centuries into this region were guaranteed. MORE...