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Would you like to discover wonderful landscapes, unforgettable panoramas and great beauties?
Follow us in this piece of nature and you will discover the wonderful Iseo, romantic town on the lakeside which every season fascinate the heart of each guest.
Iseo, where it is and what to see
Iseo is a village in Lombardia, within Brescia’s Province, sitting on the same name lake, also called “Sebino Lake”. On the south east cost of the lake, Iseo is an important touristic centre visited every year by tourists from all over the world getting there to enjoy its lake waters and to get closer to its culture and traditions.
Its geographical position is enviable, along the way to the town it is possible to enjoy the magic nature around; on one side the lakeside, on the other a flat zone ending onto the Natural Park “Torbiere del Sebino” (Sebino Peat Bog), unique swampy area where it is possible to view particular species of flora and fauna further then water tanks.
Furthermore, Iseo is sitting in the area known as Franciacorta, famous for wine lovers where they can taste and buy the tasty Italian Sparkling Wine in one of the numerous wine cellars within the area.
The main attraction anyway is the lake, mainly the nice marina where it is possible to sail off for a panoramic tour of the lake to finally get on Monte Isola, the main Italian lake island that can be seen from the lakeside on the right hand side.
The lakeside “Guglielmo Marconi” is one of the major Iseo attractions; to get on it, it is possible to reach Piazza Gabriele Rosa and follow to the right side through Largo Zanardelli. The view on the Alps is amazing! It is necessary to pay right attention while walking the lakeside, mainly if there are Childs, since sometimes the lakeside is not really safe and can be dangerous for them. It is better to keep their hands if there is a lot of people.
Romanticism and fun at Iseo
Walking through Via Campo is possible to find peculiar alleys, suggestive glimpses often with characteristic pubs or restaurants offering absolutely exclusive locations. Will it be possible to quit an aperitif or a magic dinner at sunshine time on the lake??
It will not be possible to lose a quiet walking with a postcard picture of the sunshine at the horizon, enjoying the red colour of the sky and the shadow of the mountain covering the lake. It will be impossible to leave and quit this magic atmosphere. Iseo is for everyone: families, people looking for fun, people looking for a romantic day or a magic night, but also for whom is just looking for a little bit of relax.
People looking for beaches can also realize their dream. Free beaches or payment beaches can be find; comfortable and well managed allow people to swim in the lake or relax under the sun. Unfortunately, during the summer season, a lot of people assault them to get the best places, so it is better to get up early in the morning and be among the first getting a place!
Mainly during Springtime and Summertime Iseo is an oasis of relax; during the winter season, instead, due to the famous Christmas Typical Markets, it becomes a magical place mainly when, with the snow falling on the water, the lake looks like a Fairy Tale Place.
Iseo also offers important monuments like the Oldofredi Castle, that became during the years a Monastery of the Cappuccini Monks; furthermore the Sant’Andrea Pieve, with the painting of San Michele Archangel painted by Hayez, and the Church of the “Virgin Mary of the Snow”.