A region rich in history, traditions and natural beauties, that offers tourists a landscape with green fields on hills and a mild climate for relaxing.
Valtenesi is a region spreading out between the lake and the green hills around it including the villages of Padenghe sul Garda, Moniga del Garda, Manerba del Garda and San Felice del Benaco at the lake as well as the upper villages of Puegnago del Garda, Polpenazze del Garda and Soiano del Lago.
The olive trees growing has an ancient tradition in Valtenesi and local olive oil is unique and excellent thanks to the particular microclimate of the lake. The tradition of wine production dates back to the past as well and there are lots of local and renowned wines, such as: GARDA CLASSICO BIANCO DOC, GARDA CLASSICO ROSSO AND ROSSO SUPERIORE DOC, GARDA CLASSICO CHIARETTO DOC, GARDA CLASSICO GROPPELLO RSERVA DOC.
Some typical dishes come from ancient farmers’ and fishermen’s traditions: SPIEDO WITH POLENTA (meat dish); GRILLED PIKE AND COREGONE; SARDINES “EN SAOR”; HOME-MADE SALAMI