SKY RUNNING E-XTREME 2019

LIMONE SUL GARDA
18th - 19th October 2019
www.limonextreme.com


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 flora of a thousand colours

A holiday in Limone is something more than just a pleasant rest under the sun or on the lakeside, it is also the chance of experiencing first hand healthy and uncontaminated nature.

The climate on the lake is very similar to the Mediterrenean one, encouraging the growth of luxuriant and varied flora which is an explosion of colour in every season of the year, making the surrounding landscape a multi-coloured oasis within the North Garda Brescia Park, where Alpine and Mediterrenean flo

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

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

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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