The courtyard Montresora is a 14th-century building complex consisting of the manor house, the farm buildings, and the warehouses, along with the park and the forest.
It is interesting the horseshoe-shaped layout with a central building of the noble owners on two floors and an elegant entrance portal, in addition to a beautiful pigeon tower.
It was subjected to a restoration work in 2009, the first Italian zero-cost and zero-CO2-output restoration, resulting in zero environmental impact, a widespread use of renewable energy and the adoption of eco-friendly materials.
The above characteristics make the courtyard Montresora a kind of prototype which can be exemplary for the whole historical Italian heritage.
How to get
From Verona and Peschiera del Garda, along the regional road nr. 11, near the hamlet Bosco di Sona, at the traffic lights, take the directions towards Sona.
A4 motorway "Venice-Milan": exit "Sommacampagna", at the roundabout, turn left towards Sona / Bussolengo. At the next roundabout, turn left towards the village of Sona until the end of the upward slope, where you find the Town Hall and the main square - Piazza della Vittoria.
A22 motorway "Brennero-Modena": exit "Verona Nord", direction "Peschiera del Garda" - regional road nr. 11. At the hamlet Bosco di Sona, at the traffic lights, take the directions towards Sona.
From Sona - Piazza della Vittoria, go downwards into via Discesa Chiesa till the intersection with the hamlet Valle di Sona. Turn left into via Campagnola, pass the underpass of the railway line, and once you arrived near a turn to the left, take the street on your right (near a winery) to take via Montresora. The courtyard is located in the hamlet having the same name after 200 meters on your right.