Piovere is the first village that can be found on the way up towards Tignale. Situated in a sunny location overlooking the lake, Piovere offers to the visitor a charming historical
centre, several enchanting viewpoints and San Marco’s church : the Saint is celebrated
every year in the village fest the 25th of April.
Nestled among the olive trees, this delightful village with its narrow streets and ancient wash houses, is a witness to the lifestyle of the past centuries. Near the centre is located the small Church of San rocco, the Patron Saint of the village, which is celebrated on the 16th of August every year.
Gardola is Tignale's main village where the Council offices, the main services and the biological olive mill are located. Its heart is represented by the hystorical centre, enclosed between Via Campello and Via Castello. Here it is possible to rediscover clear treces of the ancient fortified area. Not far away from the centre are also situated the Longobards Church of San Pietro and the parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta, which is the Patron Saint of the village, and it's celebrated the 8th of September.
Located directly above Gardola, small and characteristic, this village is renowned for its narrow streets and beautiful courtyards, as well as for the small church dedicated to San Lorenzo, Saint celebrated on 10th August.
Visitors will appreciate the charming historical centre of this village. At the entrance there is an ancient stone millstone, which was purchased in 1920 and intended to be used for the production of apple cider. There is also a wine press which was purchased in 1923. Nearby is the church of the patron Saint San Bernardo, who’s feast day is celebrated
on August 20th.
This village is characterised by it’s myriad little alleys running through the historical centre, and the church of it’s Patron Saint San Zenone. It is home to the “Flying Frogs” adventure park, the Museum of the Parco Alto Garda Bresciano and the municipal swimming pool. Also found here is the ancient still of the Bettanini family, used in the production
of the world famous grappa “Rugiada della Alpi” -
a name conferred by Gabriele d’Annunzio