Torri del Benaco

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Torri del Benaco
Comune di Torri del Benaco
Scaliger Castle.
Scaliger Castle.
Coat of arms of Torri del Benaco
Coat of arms
Location of Torri del Benaco
Torri del Benaco is located in Italy
Torri del Benaco
Torri del Benaco
Location of Torri del Benaco in Italy
Torri del Benaco is located in Veneto
Torri del Benaco
Torri del Benaco
Torri del Benaco (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°37′N 10°41′E / 45.617°N 10.683°E / 45.617; 10.683
ProvinceVerona (VR)
FrazioniAlbisano, Pai
 • MayorStefano Nicotra
 • Total51.4 km2 (19.8 sq mi)
67 m (220 ft)
(1 January 2011[1])
 • Total2,963
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code045
WebsiteOfficial website

Torri del Benaco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 130 kilometres (81 miles) west of Venice and about 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Verona, on the eastern coast of the Lake Garda.

Torri del Benaco borders the following municipalities: Brenzone, Costermano, Garda, Gardone Riviera, Gargnano, Salò, San Felice del Benaco, San Zeno di Montagna, and Toscolano-Maderno. It is home to a 14th-century castle which belonged to the Scaliger family, and which perhaps occupies the site of an ancient Roman castrum. It now houses an Ethnographic Museum.


Twin towns[edit]

Torri del Benaco is twinned with:


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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