Limone sul Garda
11th March 2018

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 2018

We are glad to present you the main events calendar for the season 2018. 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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THE 'TESÖL' INSTITUTE FOR COMBONI MISSIONARIES

It is a big honour for our little village, that Daniele Comboni, the founder of the Institutes for Comboni Missionaries, was born in Limone. For this we heartily suggest a visit in the "Tesöl", where you can get a good idea of his life, his work and you can simply relax in the special and calm atmosphere you find in this place. To make his dream come true, which is to "save Africa through Africa", he did not hesitate in involving the whole church because he was convinced that his dream co

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...

THE MUSEUM OF TOURISM

Following 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 legend of Limone

Once 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 was attacked by a wild boar. MORE...
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