Malcesine attractions

Castle in Malcesine

Castello Scaligero

From Via Capitanato winding lanes lead to the chalky-white Castello Scaligero. This late-6th-century fortress was built by the Franks and consolidated by the Della Scala family, who ruled Malcesine between 1277 and …
Palace in Malcesine

Palazzo dei Capitani

This palace was home to Malcesine's governor when it was ruled by the Republic of Venice, largely between 1405 and 1797. A single, large hall leads onto a secluded waterfront terrace through an archway that frames a…