Limone sul Garda
19th March 2017

FESTA DI MEZZA QUARESIMA

Traditionally this event takes place two weeks before the Palm Sunday. In case of bad weather it will be moved on the next Sunday, however never on Palm Sunday.
In the past the festival was on the "fat Thursday". Having a big lure for the inhabitants of the surrounding villages, it was moved on March 19th, day of St. Joseph. Later, as consequence of the elimination of the festival of St. Joseph, the "Mezzaquaresima", was held always on Sunday.
The Festival begins in the early af

Main events calendar 2017

We 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!

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Limone, following the footsteps of history and traditions

Limone sul Garda

The first stop following the historical and traditional footsteps is the "Museum of Tourism" founded in the former City Hall, on the lakeshore. This is an exhibition space dedicated to social-economic evolution in Limone throughout the twentieth century.
After you reach Piazza Garibaldi, you climb to the heart of the town, the "Castèl", with its quaint stone stairs and houses clinging to the rocks. Here we can find a typical lemon house, da

The history of Limone

The 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 Garda

If 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 Limone

Thousand 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...
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