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Toscolano at Lake Garda

Toscolano Maderno, cuddled by the sun, is idyllically set on the shore of Lake Garda with a breath-taking view on the surrounding hills.


 
Toscolano Maderno is a municipal district in the province of Brescia; it is placed on the west shore of Lake Garda, in the middle of the "Riviera dei Limoni". The locality is about 40 km far from the main city of Brescia and is part of the regional park "Parco Alto Garda Bresciano".

Toscolano Maderno is set on a long promontory between the Toscolano harbour and the Maderno bay, at the feet of the Monte Pizzocolo and the Monte Castello di Gàino. Both mountains offer an enchanting view on the Italian lake and on the extraordinary surroundings.

Toscolano and Maderno became one municipal district in 1928. Both localities have two different village centres, divided by the Toscolano creek. While Toscolano is known for its paper industry (in the valley "Valle delle Cartiere", the rests of the factory have been rebuilt as a museum) and for its publishing industry, Maderno bases its economy mainly on tourism, thanks to its fairy tale landscapes. Beyond that, also the production of wines, oils and lemon juice plays an important role.

In Toscolano - Maderno there are many places of interest, as the parish church "San Pietro e Paolo" in Toscolano, the sanctuary "Madonna del Benaco" and "Palazzo Nuovo" in Maderno.

The surroundings offer many excursion, trekking and mountain biking paths on the hills. A further beloved discipline is golf. The "Bogliacco Golf Resort" offers an 18 holes course which is open all-the-year.

In Toscolano- Maderno, the weekly market takes place on Thursday. Here you will have the chance to buy local products like wine, oils and lemons.

The climate is typically Mediterranean, with pleasant temperatures for the whole year and offers consequently the chance to take a bath in Lake Garda in almost every season. Find your ideal accommodation in the uncountable hotels, bed and breakfasts, holiday apartments and camping places and enjoy a couple of days characterized by total relax.
Information
Region: Lombardy
Province: Brescia (BS)
Coordinates: 45°39′N 10°37′E
Elevation: 86 m (282 ft)
Area: 58,17 km²
Inhabitants: 8.034
Density: 138,11/km²
Districts: Maderno, Toscolano, Bornico, Cecina, Gaino, Maclino, Pulciano, Roina, Sanico, Vigole
Neighbour communities: Gardone Riviera, Gargnano, Torri del Benaco (VR), Vobarno
Zip code: 25088
Area code: 0365