The river Mincio begins in the most southern part of Lake Garda at the village of Peschiera del Garda. Some people consider the Mincio as a continuation of the river Sarca with its source on 774m near the village of Pinzolo in the Italian Alps. This river enters Lake Garda in the north between Linfano and Nago-Torbole.
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The Parco Giardino Sigurtà is a naturalistic park of 60 hectares located in Valeggio sul Mincio, in the province of Verona, 8 km from Peschiera del Garda. It won the prize for the most beautiful park in Italy in 2013 and the second most beautiful park in Europe in 2015. Sigurtà Garden Park hosts countless naturalistic and historical attractions.
The Basilica of Sant'Andrea is a Roman Catholic co-cathedral and minor basilica in Mantua, Lombardy. It is one of the major works of 15th-century Renaissance architecture in Northern Italy. . Though later changes and expansions altered Alberti's design, the church is still considered to be one of Alberti's most complete works. It looms over the Piazza Mantegna.
The Palazzo Te is a historic and monumental building in Mantua. Built between 1524 and 1534 on the commission of Federico II Gonzaga, it is the most famous work of the Italian architect Giulio Romano. The complex is now home to the civic museum and, since 1990, to the International Center of Art and Culture of Palazzo Te which organizes exhibitions of ancient and modern art and architecture.
Gardaland is the biggest theme park in Italy and one of the largest in Europe, with approximately 3 million visitors per year. Located in the north-east of Italy, it is a major entertainment location suitable for all ages covering an area in excess of 50 hectares with approximately 40 major attractions.
Movieland Park is an Italian theme park dedicated to the world of cinema, from cartoons to adventure films, including musicals and films. 'horror. It opened in 2002 and is part of the CanevaWorld Resort leisure complex. The park offers some amazing attractions such as Magma and Horror House as well as food outlets and souvenir shops. Several street performances take place in the park. The characters taking part are Lara Croft, Jack Sparrow, Scooby-Doo etc.
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