What to visit

Palaces & villas Botanical garden Churches Lakeside promenade & Parks Main Places of the Italian Social Republic Monuments Museums Typical places


Hotel Golfo, ex Villa Bianchi
Via Roma, 1
Headquarter of the Fascist Republican Party, as well as the headquarter of the Black Brigades with ...

Monument "Bella Italia"
P.zza San Marco,
In San Marco square you can admire the monument named “Bella Italia”, inaugurated in ...

S. Andrea's Cathedral
Piazza Maderno,
St. Andrew’s cathedral probably built on an ancient pagan temple, using Roman ancient stones, ...

Column with St. Mark's lion
Piazza S. Marco,
The original column, which represented a winged lion in stone with the Gospel, was raised by ...

The Church of Saints Peter & Paul
Piazzale S. Maria del Benaco,
Built in 1584 upon the remains of the old roman parish, it is dedicated to St. Peter. It shows an ...

Villa Caprera
Via S. Pietro,
Headquarter of the National Republican Guard. A lot of anti-fascist militants were imprisoned here....

Ex Villa Cavallero
Via Lungolago Zanardelli,
Situated along the promenade in Maderno, it was Pavolini’s personal residence and office....

The castle
Via Lungolago Zanardelli,
In 1279 at the extremity of the square there was an imposing castle with walls surrounded by a ...

The parish church of Maderno dedicated to St. Andrew
P.zza San Marco,
It was built on the ruins of the castle in 1775 and inaugurated in 1825. The bell tower is the only ...

Hotel Bristol, Lungolago Maderno
Via Lungolago Zanardelli,
This impressive building was built towards the end of the 19th century, with the name of ...

Saint Ercolano's statue
Via Roma,
The marble statue is dedicated to St. Ercolano, the patron saint of Maderno and also of Riviera ...

Santa Maria del Benaco Sanctuary
P.zza Caduti,
The small Church situated at the back of the parish is dedicated to Santa Maria del Benaco and it ...

Santuario della Madonna di Supina
Via Supina,
It is located near the border of Gargnano and a pleasant walk leads to it starting from ...

Chapel dedicated to Mary Immaculate
Piazza S. Marco, 16
Chapel dedicated to Mary Immaculate. It is located on the baptistery, which probably belonged ...

Primary School
Via Tito Speri, 3
It was the Interior Ministry’s headquarter. Here, besides the Police’s head offices, ...

Ex Villa Bassetti
Via Roma,
Now an apartment building, it is located on the border with Gardone Riviera: It was the head office ...
Villa Gemma
Via Roma,
It was property of the Triboldi family from Brescia, it is located on the way to Fasano, and it ...
Villa Mimosa
via Roma,
Located in Bornico: headquarter of the German military command....

Villa Serenella
Via Aquilani, 52
Via Aquilani, Maderno: It was the residence of Gian Battista Riggo, an activist of the fascist ...

Anchor Flotilia of M.A.S.
Via Lungolago Zanardelli,
Large anchor recovered from the bottom of the lake in 2011, weighing 478 kg which served to anchor ...

Bernini Park
via Statale Toscolano,
In the centre of Toscolano in Bernini Park you can admire the biggest tree around the lake: a ...
Bonaspetti's House
Via Promontorio,
Headquarter of the Republican Police department, composed by local auxiliary agents....

Bulgheroni Palace
Via Benamati,
This palace belonged to the Convent of "Padri Serviti" of San Pietro Martire and its park ...
Camping Toscolano
Via Religione,
Close to the surrounding walls, where the tennis courts are now located, during the Italian Social ...
Farmland Andreoli
Via Bellini,
Close to the bridge, the independent company called “Bir el Glob”, commanded ...

Gonzaga Palace
Via Benamati, 20
It was once a great and sumptuous palace of the noble family of Gonzaga built in 1606 by the Duke ...

Maderno Square
P.zza San Marco,
In the past it was characterized by a small beach where washerwomen used to wash clothes and the ...

Paper museum
Via Valle delle Cartiere,
0365 641050
museo@valledellecartiere.it
The Paper Centre in Maina Inferiore is a fascinating production site that has been converted into ...

Serraglio Park
Via Montana,
The park of Serraglio is a public park  and can be visited continuing uphill along the road ...

St. George Church
Via S. Giorgio,
It stands on a hill between the lake and the esplanade of "Brede", an ancient swamp reclaimed by ...

The “Nonii Arrii“ Roman Villa
Piazzale S. Maria del Benaco,
Located a few meters before the entrance to the paper mill in Toscolano, the Roman villa of Nonii ...

The Botanical Garden
Via Religione, 25
The experimental orchard inaugurated by doctor Ghirardi in 1964, extends on a surface of about ...

The mill in Camerata Valley
Via Valle delle Camerate,
It is one of the most interesting sites of Valle delle Cartiere from the point of view of history ...

The paper mill Valley
Via Valle delle Cartiere,
Paper production began in the 14th century. The valley became a fundamental paper-making center in ...

The port of Toscolano and lemon gardens
Via Porto,
Charming and quiet, the small harbour is surrounded by ancient buildings once inhabited by noble ...

To the fallen of the Great War
Viale Ugo Foscolo,
Opened in 1937 the Monument next to the Cemetery of Maderno is dedicated to the fallen of the ...

Villa Zanardelli
Via Roma, 61
It was built by the statesman G. Zanardelli in 1888 as the former President of the Council and ...

Zanardelli Promenade
Via Lungolago Zanardelli,
A long and beautiful walk along the lake allows you to go from the entrance of the Gulf of Maderno ...