Brenzone is one of the 24 small towns belonging to the municipality of Brenzone
lying along the beautiful lake shore at the foot of Monte Baldo. They are all
small and nice villages and districts.
medieval port, full of colourful boats and surrounded by Renaissance buildings,
its large trees and typical fish restaurants make this village a little jewel
of the lake. Its history is connected to Brenzone, a relatively ‘young’ comune
born in the mid-twentieth century. Its
name may derive from the Brenni, a Germanic tribe that settled here even before
the Romans or the Brenzoni family, some counts who used Porto di Brenzone as a
development of these areas was slower due to the topography of the area, its
steep and rugged slopes and a few narrow paths which limited the construction
of roads. The first documents proving
its existence date back to the 12th century, when the municipalities
began to develop, influenced by some historically important and influential
families, as the Rangoni family.
medieval period, the area was dominated by several powerful families, such as
the Scaligeri, the Visconti, the Carraresi and the Veneziani. In the nineteenth
century the economy was based mainly on the extraction of coal and lime, livestock
farming, olive cultivation and fishing.