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

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 Castèl lemon house


The Castèl lemon house, which is northwest of the old town center and stands against the rocky wall of the Mughéra mountain, is just a portion of the large lemon grove that once stretched from the Mura valleys, Via Pozze and Via Castello to the Màndola valley. The garden, which covers an area of 1,633 square meters, is divided perpendicularly into two parts by the cùen dela Marches'àna, on which the main cas'èl is built on several levels. It extends to the south, in part, on a single terrace

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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