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Padenghe sul Garda

The first Roman settlement in this village of “Valtenesi” dates back to the 1st century B.C. and historical records indicate it as the place of birth of Desiderio, King of the Lombards and King of Italy from 756 to 774. Among the most significant places to see are: the medieval castle, built around year 1000, located high above the town on a panoramic position;

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the Romanesque church of Sant’Emiliano, built on the 12th century; the parish church of 1600 which contains masterpieces by important artists, and “Palazzo Barbieri”, of the 18th century, which is now home to the town hall. The beach is one of the largest and most popular on Lake Garda and is connected to Moniga by a nice pedestrian path which is 3 km long.