|Città di Arco|
|Frazioni||Bolognano, Caneve, Ceole, Chiarano, Laghel, Linfano, Massone, Mogno, Padaro, Pratosaiano, San Giorgio d'Arco, San Giovanni al Monte, San Martino d'Oltresarca, Varignano, Vigne di Romarzolo, Vignole|
|• Mayor||Alessandro Betta|
|• Total||63 km2 (24 sq mi)|
|Elevation||91 m (299 ft)|
|Population (31 March 2009)|
|• Density||260/km2 (680/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||Saint Anne|
|Saint day||26 July|
The town is faced on one side by sheer limestone cliffs jutting up like a wall protecting it and its ancient hilltop castle.
- The Castello di Arco, medieval castle
- Sanctuary and convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, built in 1475–1492. It houses a wooden statue of the Virgin Mary dating to the 15th century
- Collegiata dell'Assunta, begun in 1613. Francis II, the last King of Two Sicilies, was provisionally buried here in the late 19th century, after his death at Arco in 1894.
- Church of Sant'Apollinare, with 14th-century frescoes
- Palazzo Marchettii (16th century). It has a portal attributed to Giulio Romano.
- Palazzo dei Panni (late 17th century)
- Stations of the Cross to the chapel "Santuario della Madonna di Laghel" 1896 by Josef Moroder-Lusenberg
Tourism is a major part of the local economy, with many Germans and Austrians coming over the Brenner Pass from Austria. Popular tourist activities include windsurfing on nearby Lake Garda, and rock climbing on the walls near the city. The annual Rock Master event, an international climbing competition, is held on the town's outdoor artificial wall. Mountain biking is popular and international bikers flock to the town.
Agriculture is also important, with vines and citrus orchards filling the valley opposite the castle. Agro-chemical plants line the river Sarca towards the lake.
- Schotten, Germany, since 1960
- Bogen, Germany, since 1983
- Roccella Ionica, Italy, since 2007
- Maybole, Scotland
|Climate data for Arco|
|Average high °C (°F)||7
|Average low °C (°F)||−4
- Media related to Arco at Wikimedia Commons
- Arco travel guide from Wikivoyage
- (in Italian) Homepage of the city
- Arco tourist information
- Falesia.it, free climbing in Italy
- Mountain Guides School Arco
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