Peschiera is a much frequented tourist and comercial centre at the southern end of the Olive Riviera and the source of the river Mincio. Peschiera has the typical aspect of an ancient military fortress with walls and battlements rising from the water in the form of a pentagon to protect the historic centre and playing an important part in Italy's history. The oasis of the little lake Frassino and the valley of the Mincio river provide pleasant walks and bicycle rides.
Sights: Palazzina Storica, Renaissance Museum 045 7550938. Monument complex "Roca", Madonna del Frassino sanctuary 045 7550500.
Scenic walks reccomended along the lake and the river Mincio.
Sport: Trekking, mountain bike, sailing, scuba, water-skiing, tennis.
Events: August "Flag of the Lake" boat race, "Palio delle Mura" (town wall race).
Hamlet: Broglie, San Benedetto
Altitude: 68m asl
- Verona Km 24
- Motorway A4/Peschiera Km 1
- Motorway A22/Affi Km 10
- Verona Airport Km 18
- Peschiera Railway station Km 0
- Verona Railway station Km 24
First aid: 118
Fire emergency: 115
Road assistance: 045 7552788
Lake rescue: 1530
Hospital: 045 6449111
Railway station Peschiera: 045 7550028
Market: Monday morning