Visit the city Arco
Arco di Trento, city of health treatments, well-being and sports. Information about camping, farm holidays and hotels in Arco di Trento.
Arco is an elegant country town 5 kilometers far from the Northern Garda Lake; it keeps unchanged the traces of past times rich in history, whose roots has to be found in ancient ages. It is surrounded by parks and gardens and enjoys a very mild climate, thanks to which it became a famous winter health resort in the Nineteenth Century for the European aristocracy.
Arco has a long, interesting history. Its population goes back to the Neolithic period and it underwent many historical changes especially between the XI° and XIII° centuries when it was conquered by the Viscontis, then by the Della Scala family and finally by the Republic of Venice. This city is the birthplace of Segantini, a world-famous Italian painter, master of Italian pointillism. In the early 1900s it became one of the most important health treatment centres in the Trentino area thanks to its mild, Mediterranian climate. Today the economy is based mainly on tourism. Arco is also one of the most important rock climbing areas of northern Italy so it is the ideal place for people who love this sport and also for people who love trekking and mountain bike riding.