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Castellaro Lagusello

 

Abandon all worries, you who enter …
Those who arrive here, in just fifteen minutes leaving behind the Milan-Venice autostrada and the frantic mass tourism of Lake Garda, enter a whole other dimension, peaceful and bucolic.
One is immersed in a Virgilian atmosphere, where the sight of the famous canebrakes (nearby there is a place that disputes with Pietole the claim for the birthplace of Virgil) finally erases the monotony of the Po valley landscape, whose houses have mostly become, according to Ceronetti, “snickering masks of stupidity set in a row.”

Not here, because the fortified village of Castellaro, which is mirrored in its heart-shaped lake, was first forgotten (thus we must give our thanks to the power of oblivion) and then – when people noticed that this corner of the Garda morainic amphitheater had miraculously escaped the plague of surveyors – it received tender loving care from the local council.

Thus the old Guelf walls, the streets paved with river stones, the exposed stone walls of the rectory and of the houses were saved: such as the house covered with climbing plants, opposite Villa Arrighi-Tacoli, which one would never tire of looking at, because it has remained intact since the 13th century.
But let us proceed with order. One enters the small village from the north through a wide gate, which until the 1700s also had a drawbridge.
A tall square tower, called the Clock Tower, rises above the gate to protect it.

Mantova

 

Mantova is a capital city Matilde di Canossa’s territory 1000 years ago. Etruscans, Romans, Lombards and Carolingians lived here. So Mantova is a wonderful centre of art and beauty.

Artists -like Pisanello, Mantegna, Tiziano, Cima da Conegliano, Rubens, Leon Battista Alberti and Giulio Romano- worked here impressing the history of art.
The visit to the treasure of ducal Palace and diocesan museum is the most important appointement.
As Tasso wrote in 1586
“ This is a beautiful city and worthy of walking for 1000 miles to be visited”.

Mantova is 32 km from the b&b.

Sirmione

 

Sirmione Italy on the Lake.

Here one finds and meets others. Sirmione is simple and complex, young and old, full of life and movemeunt but also silent and contemplative, the Eldorado of water sports and a dreamy village in the twilight.

Contrasts. Sirmione is like a fan with many slats, but it remains unique in its essence.
Sirmione - a forum for conferences and for exchanging ideas - a place for sports, active live, rest, a plece of wine, silence, culture. A symphony of leisure, tradition and health.
Sirmione where contrasts meet...

(written by:Apt Azienda di promozione turistica)

It's 18 km from the b&b.

Verona

 

Arena di Verona, terzo Anfiteatro d’Italia, è il monumento più importante di Verona e da sempre attira turisti da ogni dove, attratti dalla magica atmosfera fatta di silenzi, memorie passate e dai tanti eventi che l’Anfiteatro ospita.

Situato a soli 30 minuti dall’Arena di Verona, il nostro B&B offre la tranquillità di un borgo medievale e la comodità di raggiungere Verona e tante località del lago di Garda.

B&B Le Quattro Stagioni

Via Lazzareto, 2 - Castellaro Lagusello - 46040 Monzambano (Mantova)

Tel/Fax 0376 88775 - Cell. 338 5323887
info@bblequattrostagioni.it