Trekking in Limone sul Garda:
Straddling the Valle di Ledro and what is now the border with the Brescia province, Monte Carone was chosen as the site for a number of major artillery emplacements and many relics from that period are still visible today.
ON THE TRAIL OF THE GREAT WAR
The excursion begins at Passo Nota, at 1200 metres, easy reachble by car, passing Vesio di Tremosine and "Vald di Bondo".
There is a small refuge at the pass, built on the site of a former Italian Finance Police barracks. From here starts our walk
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 Cantý who fell in love with Limone.
During the Second World War, the villa was requisitioned several times: in S
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...
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;
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