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Canale di Tenno medieval village

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The medieval village Canale di Tenno is a must-see for those who desire to immerse themselves in the magic of a place, where you breathe history, art and culture. 

The village, entrenched on a mountain slope halfway Lake Garda and the Brenta Dolomites, has been included in the list of the Most Beautiful villages in Italy and this is not surprising: narrow paved alleys, arcades, small internal squares, houses set one against the other still maintain the original 13-century structure .

The village was abandoned after the war, but in the sixties it came back alive thanks to lively cultural activities. The Casa degli Artisti (Home of the Artists), dedicated to the painter Giacomo Vittone, has its seat here and is a meeting place for artists from whole Europe.

Another highlight is the beauty of its surrounding landscape: from its 570 metres you can admire the splendid Lake Garda, and behind it the imposing mountains, or you can reach Lake Tenno, one of the most cleanest stretch of water in Trentino. 

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Update: April 17, 2020

Public transport

Riva del Garda and Tenno are served by an extra-urban bus line with infrequent journeys. The closest bus stop to Canale is in Ville del Monte. For further info:

Also, from June to September the BiciBusTrek service is active with a stop at the car park from where this itinerary departs. For info: 

Getting there

Getting to northern lake Garda / Garda Trentino:


Free parking slots in Ville del Monte (5 min. walking) and in Canale


45.929707, 10.826317
45°55'46.9"N 10°49'34.7"E
32T 641594 5087859
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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