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

SKY RUNNING E-XTREME 2019

LIMONE SUL GARDA
18th - 19th October 2019
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The period 18th - 19th October marks the day for "Sky Running-Xtreme", 9th edition.
The end of the summer brings with it the end of our sporting events, however this race is the perfect challenge for mountain running fans.
On Friday 18th October starts the "Vertical Grèste de la Mughèra".
On Saturday 19

The Cycle-pedestrian path overlooking Lake Garda

On July 14th 2018 the new section of the cycle-pedestrian path that connects Limone to the border with the Trentino has been opened. It is a unique and extraordinary work that allows you to admire and enjoy, either on foot or by bicycle, a breathtaking view suspended between lake and sky. To access the trail, leave your car in the marked car parkings in the center. From there you continue on foot or by bike through the alleys of the old town of Limone till the scenic spot of Capo Reamol.
The

Trekking in Limone sul Garda: Walk to the mountain shelter 'Baita Segala

This refuge is located in Fortini, in the mountainous hinterland of the town of Limone sul Garda, at an altitude of 1,215 m, it has 4 beds and is open all year round thanks to the A.N.A. Group of Limone sul Garda. Water and wine are always available.

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
From the bus station on the Gardesana Road facing the Turista Bar, take Via Caldogno and pass the villages of Molino and Milanesa. Once you pass the bridge over the torrent, take the n. 101 trail, which is also

The Lemons of Limone

The origin of the name "Limone" is still uncertain, but it has absolutely nothing to do with the citrus fruit. Scholars believe the name of the town derives from the Latin word for boundary ("Limen"). For centuries a boundary actually ran north towards Riva. It certainly existed since the end of the 10th century and during the days of the Republic of Venice, the Lombard-Veneto Kingdom and the Kingdom of Italy, fueling disputes and smuggling until 1918. Nevertheless, lemons were actually grown fo

St. Daniele Comboni and the Comboni Missionaries in Limone sul Garda

BIRTHPLACE 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
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