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Italy in Photos

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

Welcome to Italy in Photos and an immersive visual journey through the enchanting town of orri del Benaco: – Torri del Benaco is a lovely village on the eastern shore of Lake Garda, Italy. It is one of the oldest and most picturesque towns in the area, with a rich history and a stunning scenery. Here are some of the highlights of Torri del Benaco that you can explore during your visit: – The Scaliger Castle: This impressive fortress dates to the 14th century, when it was built by the ruling family of Verona. It stands on the ruins of a Roman fortification and has a distinctive shape with turrets and battlements. Inside the castle, you can visit an ethnographic museum and a historic lemon greenhouse, where you can learn about the local culture and traditions. – The historical centre: The heart of Torri del Benaco is the area around the harbour and the castle, where you can admire the colourful houses, the porticoes, the balconies, and the narrow alleys. The historical centre is surrounded by medieval walls and towers and has a charming atmosphere that transports you back in time. – The clock tower: This tower was built in the 13th century as part of the defensive system of the town. It was later restored and became the seat of the town administration. The clock tower is a landmark of Torri del Benaco and offers a panoramic view of the lake and the mountains. – The Oratorio della Santissima Trinità: This chapel was once the meeting place of the council of the lake settlements under Venetian rule. It has beautiful frescoes from the 15th and 16th centuries, depicting scenes from the life of Christ and the saints. – The ferry: One of the best ways to enjoy the beauty of Lake Garda is to take a ferry ride from Torri del Benaco to Maderno, on the opposite shore. The ferry takes cars and passengers and offers a scenic and convenient way to explore the lake. Torri del Benaco is a wonderful destination for anyone who loves history, nature, and culture. It is a perfect place to relax, enjoy the lake views, and discover the charm of Lake Garda.

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Photo Gallery of  Walk 1 – Via Gardesana to Piazza Calderini
Approximately 0.72 km – 0.45 miles

The walk starts in Via Gardesana – Viale Guglielmo Marconi – Castello Scaligero, Via Fratelli Lavanda – Piazza Calderini – Chiesa della Santissima Trinità, Piazza Calderini

Photo Gallery of  Walk 2 – Piazza Calderini to Viale Guglielmo Marconi
Approximately 0.92 km – 0.57 miles

The walk starts in Piazza Calderini – Lungolago, Via Barbarani – Piazza Chiesa – Chiesa SS Pietro E Paolo, Vicolo Chiesa – Vicolo Alessandro Volta – Via Cesare Battisti – Piazza Umberto I – Corso Dante Allghieri – Corso Dante Allghieri – Piazza Calderini – Viale Guglielmo Marconi