San Felice del Benaco

San Felice del Benaco

San Felice is a town with 3,391 inhabitants (December 31, 2015). It belongs to the province of Brescia in the region Lombardei.Die neighboring municipalities are Garda (VR), Manerba del Garda, Puegnago sul Garda, Salo and Torri del Benaco (VR). The sprawling municipality is located on the southwest shore of Lake Garda, in the charming hills of the Valtenesi, a terminal moraine, which is with its vineyards, Olivenbaum- and cypress groves and small villages on the hilltops to the Toscana. The nickname of the village is derived from the ancient name for the lake, the lacus Benacus. The village is located about two kilometers from shore. In the center of the parish church of Santi Felice, Adauto e Flavia dominated from the mid-18th century. Inside are paintings and frescoes, including the apse the Virgin with San Felice and other saints. When you serve campanile tower of an old Scala family castle. Located just outside the village south the Santuario della Madonna del Carmine. The exterior unadorned former Carmelite church from the 15th century is a popular place of pilgrimage and developed in the years 1452 to 1482. The single-aisled hall church with an open roof one finds a significant frescoes dating from the turn of the 15th and 16th centuries. The transition from late Gothic to Renaissance painting can be easily observed in the figures, which show an individual life of its own. Market day in San Felice is Wednesday. In the center you will find the Trattoria El Patio and the Hotel San Filis in Via Marconi 5 and Villa Luisa Resort Via Palazzo 1, located two kilometers from the small port of Porto San Felice.

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