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Malcesine is situated on the Eastern shores of Lake Garda. Approx. 2740 inhabitants live here. The region is considered to be the „pearl of Lake Garda“ with its beautiful scenery and the exclusive facilities. Wind surfers, sailors and kite surfers find the perfect conditions here for their sport. With the cable car you can travel from Malcesine to the Tratto Spino which is located 1760 metres above sea-level.
The region is situated in a convenient position. For that reason, you can travel to the area by carbus, boat and also by plane. Via the toll motorway A 22 as well as the A 4, you will be sure to have acomfortable journey when travelling in your own car. The nearest airport is Valerio Catullo in Verona which is only 60 kilometres away from Malcesine. The airport Gabriele D'Annunzio in Brescia is situated 89 kilometres away. Other airports can be found in Bergamo (130 km away), Venice (180 km away) and Milan (180 km away). The railway stations Rovereto in the North as well as Peschiera in the South, only lie 30 km away from Malcesine.
Malcesine is built around a castle rock. Thus the most important tourist attraction is theScaliger Castle. The magnificent old town offers you a view of the castle from almost anywhere because it was constructed on a rock overhang. From the tower, you can look over the lake as well as its adjoining shores.
Der Palazzo dei Capitani is a palace in the Venetian Gothic style and it was built as early as 1390. Both the architecture as well as the location of this imposing attraction are unique.
ThePariani Museum in the medieval old town strikingly illustrates the historical ventures of the Venetians.
In the Museum of Natural History, you will find an impressive collection of photos which document the entire flora and fauna of the Monte Baldo.
In Malcesine, you will find reasonably priced restaurants as well as exclusive fine dining restaurants with haute cuisine. The pleasant restaurant of Al Gondoliere can be recommended with its traditional Italian cuisine and its beautiful view of the region. Guests can sit on the beautiful rooftop terrace or inside. The price level here is within the mid-range.