Short breaks, Experience food and wine, Art and Culture
To Canale di Tenno, featuring stone arches and nature-rich walks
As you travel along the road from Riva del Garda to Lake Tenno, you suddenly see a group of stone houses on a rocky spur: this is Canale di Tenno, a small medieval village not far from the more renowned Lake Garda. It is small but brimming with charm.
From afar, against the backdrop of rocky spurs and the mountains, Canale di Tenno looks like a painting, with remote and atmospheric traces of the past. Running balconies overlooking quiet lanes, barrel vaults, underpasses and colourful geraniums spilling out of window boxes: the quiet village is built of stone, wood and iron and is well worth exploring. Due to these very characteristics, Canale di Tenno has been included in the list of I Borghi più belli d’Italia (the association comprising the top Italian small towns and villages of historical interest).
It is an ideal destination if you want to devote some time to yourself: a wonderful break during which you can walk to the lake, hike in the mountains, but also be enticed by the traditional carne salada e fasoi, a typical dish of this area. Two days to recharge your batteries, as many painters have done since the 1960s, staying at Tenno’s Casa degli artisti (Artists’ House) searching for inspiration.