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Photos of Italy taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italia

Welcome to Italy in Photos, a mesmerizing visual experience that unveils the hidden treasures of Gargnano in Logo di Garda – Gargnano is a charming town on the western shore of Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy. It is a place where history, culture, and nature blend together to create a unique and unforgettable experience for visitors. – Feel the vibrant energy of Piazza of Piazza Nazario Sauro, a square that overlooks the lake and offers a stunning view of the surrounding mountains. The square is named after Nazario Sauro, a naval officer and hero of World War I who was born in Gargnano. It has a small harbour and is close to the Villa Bettoni which is a historic mansion that belongs to the noble Bettoni family, who still live there. The villa was built in the 18th century in a neoclassical style and has a monumental garden with sculptures, fountains, and a grotto. – Take a leisurely stroll along the charming Via Roma, the main street that runs through the town. Via Roma is a lively and colourful street that offers a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants, and bars. It is also a place where you can admire some architectural gems, such as the Chiesa di San Francesco is a historic church in the town of Gargnano. It was built in the 13th century by the Franciscan order and has a Gothic style with a neoclassical facade. The church has some interesting artworks, such as frescoes, paintings, and sculptures from different periods. The church also has a cloister and a bell tower that are worth visiting. – Delight in the allure of Chiesa di San Martino Parrocchie di Gargnano is a parish church in Gargnano. It is a neoclassical building that was built in the 19th century by the famous architect Rodolfo Vantini. The church has an elliptical shape and a facade inspired by the Pantheon in Rome. Inside, you can admire various paintings from the 16th to the 18th century, such as the Last Supper by Veronese, the Death of Saint Andrew Avellino by Cignaroli, and the Conversion of Saint Paul by Bertanza. – Gargnano is a town that offers a lot to see and do for tourists who want to enjoy the beauty and charm of Lake Garda. It is a town that preserves its history and traditions while embracing modernity and innovation. At Italy in Photos, we invite you to embark on a journey of exploration and be captivated by the hidden gems that await.

Via della Libertà is street in Gargnano which runs from the outskirts of the town to Piazzale Boldini (Photo 1) – Via Trento is street in Gargnano which runs from Via della Libertà to Via Pio Battocletti (Photo 2-3) – Via Cesare Battisti is street in Gargnano which runs from Via Trento to Piazza Nazario Sauro (Photo 4-5-6-21-28) – Piazza Nazario Sauro is a square in Bogliaco, which is part of the municipality of Gargnano on the western shore of Lake Garda. It is located near the harbor and the beach, and it hosts a weekly market every Tuesday. (Photos 7-8-9-10-11-12-20) – Vicolo Porto is street in Gargnano which runs from Via della Libertà to Via Pio Battocletti (Photo 13-19) – Piazza SS Martiri is another square in the town of Bogliaco, which is part of the municipality of Gargnano on the western shore of Lake Garda. (Photo 14) – It is home to the Chiesa dei SS. Martiri, which is a church dedicated to the Christian martyrs. The Church is not very impressive from the outside, but it has some beautiful paintings inside. The main altar has a golden altarpiece that depicts the glorification of the Christian martyrs and is considered a work of the Brescian school from the 17th century. The four side paintings are by the painter Celesti and show Jesus driving out the merchants from the temple, the supper in Emmaus, the meal in the house of Simon Levi and the resurrection of Lazarus.(Photos 14-15) – Via Trieste is street in Gargnano which runs from Via della Libertà to Via Trento (Photos 16-17) – Via Pio Battocletti is street in Gargnano which runs from Piazza SS. Martiri to Piazza Nazario Sauro (Photo 18) – Via Alessandro Bettoni is street in Gargnano which runs from Via della Libertà to Via Cesare Battisti (Photo 20 -27) – Lungolago, Via Alessandro Bettoni (Photos 23-24-26) – Marina di Bogliaco, Via Alessandro Bettoni (Photo 25)

Via Roma is a street in Gargnano which runs from Piazzale Boldini to Piazza Feltrinelli. (Photos 29-3-31-32-34-35-36-37-38-39-40-45) – Chiesa di San Francesco is a historic church in the town of Gargnano. It was built in the 13th century by the Franciscan order and has a Gothic style with a neoclassical facade. The church has some interesting artworks, such as frescoes, paintings, and sculptures from different periods. The church also has a cloister and a bell tower that are worth visiting. The church stands on the site of an ancient Romanesque chapel that was mentioned for the first time in 1042. The chapel was later rebuilt in the 16th century and had a crypt and three naves. Chiesa di San Francesco is a charming and cultural place to visit in Gargnano. (Photos 32-33) –  Piazza Feltrinelli is a square in the town of Gargnano. The square is named after the Feltrinelli family, who owned a palace there since the late 19th century. (Photos 41-42-43-44-46-60) – Piazza Feltrinelli can be found by the side of the Porto di Gargnano. The port is a charming place to visit, as it offers a picturesque view of the lake and the surrounding mountains. You can also take a boat trip to explore other towns and islands on the lake, such as Limone, Malcesine, or Isola del Garda. – Via XXIV Maggiois is a street in Gargnano which runs from Piazza Feltrinelli to Via Rimembranza (Photo 47) – Via Rimembranza is a street in Gargnano which runs from Via XXIV Maggiois to Via S. Giacomo (Photos 48-50-51-57) – Via Don Primo Adami is a street in Gargnano which runs from Via Zanardelli to Via Zanardelli (Photos 49-52-53-54) – Chiesa di San Martino Parrocchie di Gargnano is a parish church in Gargnano. It is a neoclassical building that was built in the 19th century by the famous architect Rodolfo Vantini. The church has an elliptical shape and a facade inspired by the Pantheon in Rome. Inside, you can admire various paintings from the 16th to the 18th century, such as the Last Supper by Veronese, the Death of Saint Andrew Avellino by Cignaroli, and the Conversion of Saint Paul by Bertanza. The church also has a baroque bell tower that was built in 1722 and an organ that dates to 1811. The church stands on the site of an ancient Romanesque chapel that was mentioned for the first time in 1042. The chapel was later rebuilt in the 16th century and had a crypt and three naves. (Photo 53) – Via Bortelli is a street in Gargnano which runs from Via Don Primo Adami to Via Don Primo Adami (Photos 55-56) – Via Zanardelli is a street in Gargnano which runs from Via Rimembranza to Piazza Feltrinelli (Photos 58-59)

Gargnano Cuisine:- Gargnano is a town that offers a variety of cuisines, from traditional local dishes to international flavours. Some of the specialties of Gargnano are:- Lemon cake:- a delicious dessert made with lemons from the nearby lemon groves, eggs, butter, sugar, and flour. It is usually served with whipped cream or ice cream. – Carpione:- a dish of fried fish (usually trout, perch, or pike) marinated in vinegar, white wine, onion, garlic, bay leaves, and sage. It is served cold as an appetizer or a main course. – Casoncelli:- a type of stuffed pasta filled with meat, cheese, bread crumbs, parsley, and nutmeg. They are boiled and dressed with melted butter and sage. – Polenta:- a staple food made from cornmeal cooked in water or broth. It can be eaten plain or with cheese, meat, fish, or vegetables. – Tortellini di zucca:- another type of stuffed pasta filled with pumpkin puree, cheese, and spices. They are boiled and served with butter and sage or tomato sauce.

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Photo Gallery of Walk 1 in Gargnano – Via della Libertà to Via Alessandro Bettoni
Approximately 1.16 km – 0.72 miles

Walk starts in Via della Libertà – Via Trento – Via Cesare Battisti – Piazza Nazario Sauro – Vicolo Porto – Chiesa San Martiri,Piazza SS Martrtiri – Via Trieste – Via Pio Battocletti – Vicolo Porto – Piazza Nazario Sauro – Via Cesare Battisti – Via Alessandro Bettoni – Lungolago – Marina di Bogliaco, Via Alessandro Bettoni

Photo Gallery of Walk 2 in Gargnano – Via Roma to Piazza Feltrinelli
Approximately 1.10 km – 0.68 miles

Walk starts in Via Roma – Monastery of San Francesco, Via Roma – Via Roma – Piazza Feltrinelli – Via Rimembranza – Piazza Vittorio Veneto – Via Parrocchia – Parrocchia Di San Martino, Via Don Primo Adami – Via Bortelli – Via Rimembranza – Via Zanardelli – Piazza Feltrinelli