The courtyard Di Sotto

Description

 

Also known as Corte Bassa, was owned by the noble family Fracastoro of Verona.Passing under the arch at the entrance of a building resembling a fortress, you will come to a 17th-century palace on whose façade you will see two perfectly preserved high reliefs depicting the heads of two tutelary deities, probably the god Apollo and the goddess Athena. A wall surrounds the courtyard and the main entrance, and is marked by stone pillars on top of which there are two finely-worked obelisks. Towards the access road, the most significant element is a pigeon tower with two floors.The palace is also remarkable, on whose facade there is a large sundial. The two floors of the building have large rounded-arch windows with balcony.The two portals of access to the manor house consist of two side pilaster strip with a vaulted opening; to enter it, it is necessary to climb three steps. One of the two portals of access is placed outside the smaller building.

 

How to get

 

From Verona and Peschiera del Garda, along the regional road nr. 11, near the hamlet Crocette / at the intersection with Via Platano, take the directions towards San Giorgio in Salici.A4 motorway "Venice-Milan": exit "Sommacampagna", at the roundabout turn left towards Sona / Bussolengo. After about 4 km, continue towards Bussolengo; after the underpass turn right for the regional road nr. 11 in the direction of Peschiera del Garda. At the hamlet Crocette / intersection with Via Platano, take the directions for San Giorgio in Salici.A22 motorway "Brennero-Modena": exit "Verona Nord", direction "Peschiera del Garda" - regional road nr. 11. At the hamlet Crocette / intersection with Via Platano, take the directions for San Giorgio in Salici.From San Giorgio in Salici, after the overpass on the railway line (via Belvedere), continue into via Segradi and overcome the overpass of the motorway. After about 3 km, the downward slope of via Corte Salvi begins; after a corner on the left, take via Corte di Sotto on your right. After 100 meters. the entrance of the courtyard is on your left.

 

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