Castle of Arco


Together with the lake, one of the characteristic elements of the Garda Trentino landscape is the Arco Castle that dominates the plain of the River Sarca at the point where it widens. Three paths lead to the castle, which was the residence of the Arco Counts in the Middle Ages; they all leave the village and wind through the olive groves in the hills to reach the castle in a few minutes. Beyond the last town-wall is the Prato della Lizza, a green balcony overlooking the Garda Trentino territory at the foot of the three enormous sides of the Torre Grande, the Prigione del Sasso and Sala degli Affreschi, beautifully frescoed with scenes of games of draughts and battles. At the top, the last refuge in the event of siege, stands the Torre Renghera, whose bell, known as the "renga", called the farmfolk to prayer.

Opening Times (The Lawn*):

Notice: As per the provisions of the Prime Minister's Decree of March 8, 2020, the castle is closed until May 28th, 2020.

01.03.2020 > 08.03.2020 10.00 am - 4.00 pm only saturday and sunday
09.03.2020 > 28.05.2020
29.05.2020 > 30.09.2020 10.00 am - 7.00 pm (closed on mondays)
01.10 > 31.10 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
02.11 > 06.01 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
07.01 > 31.01 10.00 am - 4.00 pm only saturday and sunday
01.02 > 28.02 10.00 am - 4.00 pm only saturday and sunday
Closed: January 1st, November 1sth, December 25th, 26th, 24th afternoon and 31st afternoon

*Last admission to the upper towers one hour before closing time!

Price: € 3.50 / € 2.00 ( 12-18/over 60 ) / € 3.00 ( groups min. 20 people)

Lago di Garda

The viewing point

This boardwalk in tempered glass juts out from the path for an even more exciting view of the city

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Official Garda Trentino S.p.A. - Azienda per il Turismo's site:

Riva del Garda (TN) Largo Medaglie d'oro, 5

Tel: +39 (0464) 554444 - Fax: +39 (0464) 025442

E-mail: info@gardatrentino.it

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Torbole sul Garda - Nago (TN) Lungolago Conca d'oro, 25

Arco (TN) Viale delle Palme, 1

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