MalcesineMalcesine is a pretty little medieval town in Verona Province with winding lanes, a castle and pleasant shops. It is one of the most characteristic towns of Lake Garda and in summer it becomes a popular holiday destination for those who stay on Lake Garda.
Malcesine is 60 kilometers northwest of Verona on the north coast of Lake Garda, Verona. The town has a strong climb, partly on the height of the lake and arrives on the crest of Monte Baldo. 4 km south of Malcesine, near the village of Cassone, is the river Aril, which at 175 meters long is considered to be one of the shortest in the world.
phone: +39 045 7400044address: Via Gardesana, 238
There are regular ferries between the different towns on Lake Garda.
Castello ScaligeroThis medieval castle is an excellent place to explore, with winding battlements and a tower. It was built in the 14th Century by the della Scala Family (rulers of Verona). Climb the tower for fantastic views over the lake and the town, but be careful of the clock bell in the tower, which chimes deafeningly on the hour - check your watch before you go up!
Palazzo dei CapitaniThis building used to be the seat of Capitani — heads of the Gardesana dell'Acqua, a regional autonomous territory under Venetian rule.
Pieve di S. StefanoInitially built in the 9th century. It's current baroque style dates to the early 18th century.
In winter a ski resort at the Monte Baldo becomes the major attraction.
Funivia Malcesine Monte BaldoIt's well worth taking a cable car up the 1750 m Montebaldo, which has breathtaking views of the lake and Dolomites on a clear day. There's a restaurant at the top.
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