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CASA DEL PODESTÀ UGO DA COMO

Museums at Lonato del Garda

Where
Via Rocca, 2, Lonato del Garda
Contacts
+39 030 9130060
Official site

The House of Podestà was built in the second half of the 15th century as headquarters of the representative of Venice, who was in charge of the control in the surrounding area. Lonato was under the Venetian republic for more than 350 years (1441-1796) and its government was interrupted only once and very shortly by the marquis Francesco Gonzaga (1509-1516). After Napoleon gave Venice to the Austrians, the House of the Podestà passed first to the Austrian public domain, which used the building as barracks, and then to the commune of Lonato, which didn't take care of the building at all. In 1906 the House was bought in a public auction by Ugo Da Como, who, conscious of the historical importance of the place, called the architect A. Tagliaferri (1835-1909) to restore it. His purpose was to give back the ancient dignity to the Venetian building and, as it was fashionable in those years, he furnished it as a house that looked more like a museum than a place to live in. Ugo Da Como and his wife Maria Glisenti spent their summers in this building and, visiting it, we can nearly exactly see the house as when they lived in it. The house is located in a charming group of buildings surrounding the stronghold and belongs to a private foundation requested by Ugo Da Como and set up in 1942.


Opening hours

Tutti i giorni: ore 10.00-12.00 e 14.30-18.30


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Places

ROCCA VISCONTEO VENETA E MUSEO ORNITOLOGICO

  • Art & Culture
ROCCA VISCONTEO VENETA E MUSEO ORNITOLOGICO
87 mt

Torre Civica of Lonato

Sites of interest at Lonato del Garda
  • Art & Culture
Torre Civica Lonato
110 mt

Ugo da Como Foundation

Set on the green morainic hills of Garda, in the heart of the village of Lonato, stands the monumental complex of the Foundation
  • Art & Culture
Ugo da Como Foundation
259 mt

Basilica minore of Lonato

Churches at Lonato del Garda
  • Art & Culture
facciata della Basilica
271 mt

PIEVE ROMANICA DI SAN ZENO

Churches at Lonato del Garda
  • Art & Culture
PIEVE ROMANICA DI SAN ZENO
387 mt

ABBAZIA DI MAGUZZANO

Churches at Lonato del Garda
  • Art & Culture
ABBAZIA DI MAGUZZANO
2.88 km

RAMBOTTI ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

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  • Art & Culture
RAMBOTTI ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
3.97 km

Palazzo Todeschini

Solemn building with fifteen arches, overlooking a characteristic port of Garda, is now an important venue for conferences
  • Lakes
Palazzo Todeschini and Porto Vecchio in Desenzano
3.97 km

Desenzano del Garda

Desenzano del Garda, a destination cherished by visitors alike in the Lake Garda. The old pier and the Castle with a panoramic view
  • Lakes
Desenzano del Garda
4.24 km

CATHEDRAL

Churches at Desenzano del Garda
  • Religious Tourism
CATHEDRAL
4.39 km

Desenzano Roman Villa

The most important example in Northern Italy of the great late Roman villas
  • Lakes
Roman Villa Of Desenzano
4.4 km

Desenzano Castle

The imposing Castle overlooks the nearby town of Desenzano and today is used for exhibitions, conventions and musical events.
  • Art & Culture
Desenzano Castle
4.4 km

Palazzo Salvadego

  • Art & Culture
Palazzo Salvadego
4.52 km

Rambotti Museum

Located in an area rich in Bronze Age testimonies, it offers a wide panorama of the prehistoric cultures of Garda
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Rambotti Museum
4.69 km

Arzaga Golf Club

On the Lake Garda hills, Arzaga Golf Club is a 15th century building that has been transformed into prestigious golf & spa resorts.
  • Golf
Arzaga Golf Club, Calvagese della Riviera (BS)
5.45 km

FORNACI ROMANE

Archaeological sites at Lonato del Garda
  • Art & Culture
FORNACI ROMANE
5.47 km

VILLA BARBIERI

Dwellings at Padenghe sul Garda
  • Art & Culture
VILLA BARBIERI
5.66 km

PADENGHE CASTLE

Castles at Padenghe sul Garda
  • Art & Culture
PADENGHE CASTLE
5.67 km

SOIANO CASTLE

Castles at Soiano del Lago
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SOIANO CASTLE
7.61 km

PARISH CHURCH

Churches at Soiano del Lago
  • Art & Culture
PARISH CHURCH
7.61 km

Activities

Sirmione private walking and motorboat tour

  • Art & Culture
Sirmione private walking and motorboat tour
10.25 km

Where to sleep

BELFIORE

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BELFIORE
136 mt

AL DUOMO

Lonato del Garda
AL DUOMO
182 mt

GESTIONI PLUS D

Lonato del Garda
GESTIONI PLUS D
267 mt

LA ROCCA DEL GARDA

Lonato del Garda
LA ROCCA DEL GARDA
281 mt

CASA GERARDI

Lonato del Garda
CASA GERARDI
387 mt

LONATINO (MEUBLE')

Lonato del Garda
LONATINO (MEUBLE')
709 mt

IL FILATOIO

Lonato del Garda
IL FILATOIO
814 mt

MICHELA BB & RELAIS

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MICHELA BB & RELAIS
818 mt

RUSTICHELLO

Lonato del Garda
RUSTICHELLO
993 mt

DA REGINA DI GALEAZZI

Lonato del Garda
DA REGINA DI GALEAZZI
1.45 km

ARRIGA ALTA

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ARRIGA ALTA
1.47 km

MONTE PICO - CRIVELLARO

Lonato del Garda
MONTE PICO - CRIVELLARO
1.57 km

IL ROVERE

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IL ROVERE
1.73 km

ARS NOVA REAL ESTATE - PARADISO

Lonato del Garda
ARS NOVA REAL ESTATE  - PARADISO
1.89 km

OLEUM

Lonato del Garda
OLEUM
1.89 km

GARDA COUNTRY HOUSE A CASA DI ISABELLA (GARNI')

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GARDA COUNTRY HOUSE A CASA DI ISABELLA (GARNI')
1.93 km

LA PASSEGGIATA (MEUBLE')

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LA PASSEGGIATA (MEUBLE')
1.97 km

CASCINA GRAZIOSA

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CASCINA GRAZIOSA
2.51 km

IL GALLO COUNTRY HOUSE

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IL GALLO COUNTRY HOUSE
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IL GELSO DI BARCUZZI

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IL GELSO DI BARCUZZI
2.58 km