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Canale di Tenno

Canale di Tenno

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Canale di Tenno

Canale di Tenno

Canale di Tenno

Canale di Tenno

Canale di Tenno

Canale di Tenno

Canale di Tenno

Canale di Tenno

Canale di Tenno

Canale di Tenno

Canale di Tenno (or Villa Canale) is one of the four villages that make up Ville del Monte, the largest fraction of the municipality of Tenno, in Trentino. In addition to Canale, there are Villa Pastoedo, Villa Sant'Antonio and Villa Calvola. Canale is a small medieval village near Lake Garda, on the road connecting the Lake to the Giudicarie. The first document attesting its existence dates back to the year 1211. Today the village still preserves the original urbanistic plan, made up of four streets that converge into the square, a large number of stone houses and the typical wrapped, which connect the houses to each other. Some of these houses are decorated with frescoes, mostly modern, the most valuable of which is the work of the painter Gianni Longinotti, that decorates the facade of his house.

Partially abandoned after World War I, the village was slowly reborn after World War II. The painter Giacomo Vittone, who fell in love with this village, spent many years of his life on Lake Garda and immortalized Canale in several of his works. The suburb of Canale di Tenno continued to charm other artists, such as Gianni Lara, but also travellers and foreign tourists slowly. Today the village is living a season of revival through tourism, attracted by the nearby Lake Tenno and its cultural offer. There is indeed a small but rich Museum with the tools of farm life and the House of artists, dedicated to the painter Giacomo Vittone. Just off Canale, on the road to Villa Calvola, a great monument that plays four men who talk, said "The vicinie", recalls the management of common interest through local "rules", established by the head of the family.

Village of Canale  
Municipality of Tenno
Province of Trento
Trentino-Alto Adige Region

Inhabitants: 2.045 (50 in the village)
Center Altitude: 428 m s.l.m.

The Municipality is part of:  
I Borghi più belli d'Italia
Wine Road and Flavors From Lake Garda to Brenta Dolomites

Municipality of Tenno 
Via dei Laghi 25 - Tenno (TN)
Tel. 0464-500624

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Next or present Events

  • Christmas markets
    From 24-11-2018
    To 16-12-2018
    Street markets

    Add to calendar 2018-11-24 2018-12-16 Europe/Rome Christmas markets Canale di Tenno

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  • Rustic Middle Ages
    From 01-08-2019
    To 15-08-2019
    Historical reenactments

    Add to calendar 2019-08-01 2019-08-15 Europe/Rome Rustic Middle Ages A festival of various arts that shows some moments of the medieval life of the village. Canale di Tenno

    A festival of various arts that shows some moments of the medieval life of the village.

Past Events

  • Christmas Market of Canale di Tenno
    From 25-11-2017
    To 17-12-2017
    Street markets

    The ancient medieval village of Canale di Tenno, among its massive stone houses that climb on the mountainside, the turned, the alleys and the courtyards, houses a Christmas market unique in its kind.
    (25 - 26 november / 2 - 3 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 16 e 17 december)

  • The Living Nativity
    26-12-2017
    Exhibitions

    The village is framed for the Nativity: next to the shepherds with their animals and the Holy Family, they relive the crafts and customs of the past.

  • Immacolata Concezione
    08-12-2018
    Patronal parties

Other Events

  • December - Christmas Markets
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