The City and Surroundings

Madonna del Frassino Sanctuary

  The Sanctuary was built in September 1511, when Peschiera was subjected to the French power. The Sanctuary was subject to frequent devastation and ruins, therefore it was carefully restored numerous times, to bring it back to its original splendor. The interior, which is characterized by...

St. Martino Bishop Church

The Church of St. Martino Bishop is located in the historic center of Peschiera del Garda and is one of the oldest places of worship in the Diocese of Verona. The first evidence dates back to 1008, then it bacame  the parish church of the Municipality in 1454. In 1812 Napoleon Bonaparte...

Parish Church of the Blessed Andrea (Peschiera)

Parish church of San Benedetto di Lugana (Peschiera)

Maguzzano Abbey

This historical spiritual place with an important artistic value, is guarded and cared for by friars, who give to the environment an air of serenity and peace. The church, the Renaissance cloister and the huge garden can be visited every Sunday afternoon, by reservation for groups. Furthermore,...

St. Pietro in Mavino Church

It was built on Mavino hill  starting from the 7th century. It is characterized by a rectangular plan, which over the centuries has been enlarged on the space once reserved for the church cemetery. Its details, such as the material of the walls, the bell tower and the frescoes, bear witness...

Salò Cathedral

The church is dedicated to the Annunciation and was rebuilt on an older building between 1453 and 1502. Of this construction remain the structures of the bell tower and windows with terracotta cornices on the right side and the Chapter Room where fifteenth-century frescoes stand out. Church with...

Parish Church

Built by the famous Brescian architect Antonio Corbellini (1781), the parish church of San Felice is dedicated to the patron saints S. Felice, S. Adauto and S. Flavia, whose relics are now kept inside the main altar, above which stands the Romanino altarpiece of the sixteenth century. The design...

Basilica of St. John

Construction began in 1339 and ended in 1780 with the project of the architect Lonatese Paolo Soratini. With its majestic dome it is the unmistakable symbol of the city. In the dome eight rounds represent scenes from the Old and New Testament, by Giosuè Scotti. Valuable works kept inside...

Church Santa Maria in Valtenesi

It is the Mother Church of all those of the Valtenesi to whom in the Middle Ages all the churches of the area were addressed for the sacraments. It is also known as "Pieve Vecchia". . It was a parish church until the middle of the eighteenth century, when it risked being demolished to...

Church of S. Nicolò

The Originals of Lazise built this church in the 12th century and dedicated it to S. Nicolò da Bari, protector of sailors. Originally the apse was semicircular in shape, all freshly decorated. In 1595 the confraternity of the Discipline demolished it to build the current quadrangular...

Sanctuary of the Carmine

At about 500 m from the town, on a gentle hill, stands the ancient Sanctuary of the Carmine, an imposing 15th century building, admirably frescoed inside, a constant destination for many pilgrims. In the Sanctuary of the Carmine, the feast of the Madonna del Carmine is celebrated on July 16th....

Daniele Comboni Missionary Center

Daniele Comboni was born in Limone and he was a great man, whose missionary work was recognized with his beatification in 1996 and his canonization in 2003. At the Comboni Center of Tesöl, located in the homonymous lemon-grove and surrounded by a large park, it is possible to visit the...

Church of St. Andrew

The Church of Sant'Andrea was built, at the beginning of the 12th century, in Romanesque-Lombard style. It is said that the church was built on the ruins of a pagan temple dedicated to Apollo. San Carlo Borromeo visiting Maderno caused the original appearance of the building to be altered...

Cathedral of Desenzano

It is the main church of Desenzano, dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene. It was built between 1586 and 1611 on the remains of an ancient parish church, by the project of the architect Giulio Todeschini. The outside appears with a baroque facade, whereas the interior is characterised by three...

Madonna della Scoperta Sanctuary

It is located on the border of the territory of Lonato, near Desenzano del Garda, this small sanctuary is linked to the events of the Battle of Solferino and San Martino on the 24th of June 1859. It is a place full of charm, welcoming and with a strong spirituality. The curious name derives...

House of St. Angela Merici

In the locality of Le Grezze stands the house of Saint Angela Merici, to whom we owe the foundation of the Ursuline Order in 1535. Angela Merici was born in Desenzano in 1474 from a poor peasant family and joined the Franciscan Tertiaries when she was very young. The building has undergone...

Chiesa San Zeno Maggiore

San Zeno is the basilica dedicated to the patron saint of Verona. The original nucleus dating back to the 4th century, reached its present form in the X-XI, following numerous interventions. On the facade, in the middle, there is a rose called the Wheel of Fortune that depicts the alternate...

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