TREMOSINE SUL GARDA
One of the most beautiful villages in Italy!
Tremosine sul Garda is surrounded by the green heart of the Parco Alto Garda Bresciano, where the mountains meet the lake. A "scattered" village made up of 18 rural hamlets, with just over 2,000 inhabitants.
A curiosity about Tremosine sul Garda?
Tremosine sul Garda has been a favourite holiday destination for many famous people. Among these, we can't forget to mention Winston Churchill, who loved the Strada della Forra so much that he called it the "eighth wonder of the world".
famous visitor has been the Viennese painter Gustav Klimt, who spent the summer
in 1913 in Tremosine sul Garda. Walking through the alleys you will find a
plaque in his honor.
Voiandes our Home!
Voiandes, located at 600 meters above sea level, is one of the most distinctive villages in Tremosine sul Garda, surrounded by magnificent natural landscapes and with a splendid medieval old town. The name of the village was already mentioned in 1268, in a document of the benacense diplomatic code. Materials from a pre-Roman settlement have been found in a small hamlet at the foot of Mount Cocca, near Voiandes.
The small church of Sant'Antonio da Padova
The church dedicated to Sant'Antonio da Padova and to San Vincenzo Ferreri, dating back to the mid-18th century, can be found in the heart of the medieval historical centre. This small church was rebuilt several times, until it reached its current look. It's a simple, rectangular building, with a gable roof. Inside there's a remarkable painting, which shows Madonna surrounded by Saints Vincenzo Ferreri and Antonio da Padova.
The road leading to Voiandes road corresponds, except for the initial section, to the trail up over the western slopes of Monte Cocca, heading to Malga Pra di Toni, and further up to Cargadora. Along the road from Voiandes to Secastello there is a wooden cross, a popular place for prayers and offerings in the past
Daily life in Voiandes
Inhabitants of Voiandes have always been very hospitable, and always took care of their village - you will be able to know them and appreciate their spirit of cooperation both in spring and summer, during festivals and events. In winter, you can admire beautiful Christmas decorations and the traditional nativity scene of the village, whereas the patron saint's day is celebrated on June 13, the day of Sant'Antonio from Padova.
Casa Miramonti di Maria Grazia Girardi
Via Voiandes 1, frazione
25010 - Tremosine sul Garda (Brescia)