"Lovere - Lago D' Iseo" Lovere by suvanki
Lovere Travel Guide: 17 reviews and 68 photos
Lovere is situated on the western shore of Lago d' Iseo at its northern tip. It is a scenic location (if you ignore the steel factory on the lakeside).
Lovere was once noted as a Venetian textile centre, and there is still evidence of the Venetian era around the town - you'll find examples of the Venetian winged Lion in bas reliefs on some of the buildings around the old town.
During the period of Venetian domination, Lovere prospered. Production of the 'panno grezzo' clothing led to lucrative export deals, particularly in the German speaking countries.
This new found affluence was reflected in the construction of ornate villas and houses beyond the medieval walled town. Donations enabled churches, including the Basilica of Santa Maria in Valvendre to be built or reconstructed and decorated with works of art by leading craftsmen.
Skirting the lakeside is the Piazza X111 Martiri, the centre of the town, with bars, cafes and restaurants
- Pros:Scenic views of Lake and Mountains Sleepy Old Town
On a wall, above a door way, I spotted this marble plaque, which appeared to be in honour of Vincentia Gerosa, I wasn't... more travel advice
Alighting from the bus, we had spotted market stalls lining the lake-side. It was surprisingly larger than I'd thought... more travel advice
suvanki's Related Pages
Lovere Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "Great Day Trip from Bergamo"
- "Lovere - Lago D' Iseo"
- "Lovere of Lake Iseo"
- " lovere "
- See All...
- Things to Do in Lovere
- Hotels in Lovere
- Transportation in Lovere
- Restaurants in Lovere
- Shopping in Lovere
- See All...
Explore the World
- Tetlin Junction Hotels
- Costa Rica Hotels
- Washington State
- Pulau Tulai Hotels
- Jodhpur Hotels
- Daytona Beach
- Vagen Hotels
- Kill Devil Hills
- Pulau Perhentian Kecil
- Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Hotels
- Mexico City
Badges & Stats in Lovere
- 7 Reviews
- 35 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 3 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (77)
Have you been to Lovere?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Lovere
Top 10 Pages
- Top 5 Page for this destination Venice Intro, 188 reviews, 626 photos, 3 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Sheffield Intro, 157 reviews, 584 photos, 19 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Bergamo Intro, 103 reviews, 599 photos, 22 travelogues
- Manchester Intro, 45 reviews, 470 photos, 36 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Marrakesh Intro, 102 reviews, 245 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Halifax Intro, 30 reviews, 306 photos, 21 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Iran Intro, 60 reviews, 194 photos
- Dublin Intro, 47 reviews, 201 photos, 3 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Torremolinos Intro, 40 reviews, 205 photos, 7 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Granada Intro, 68 reviews, 168 photos
FriendsSee All Friends (158)
Latest Lovere hotel reviews
- Ostello del Porto Harbour Youth Hostel
- 1 Review & Opinion