Tourist information offices

Lago d'Iseo and Franciacorta Infopoint

 Iseo

  • Info & Contacts
  • Opening hours
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
      Morning: 9:00-12:00
      Afternoon: CLOSED
    • Saturday:
      9.30-12.30
  • Entry
    • From November 1st the Infopoint will be closed on saturday, sundays and bank holidays FRIDAY 27TH DECEMBER CLOSED

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 The Infopoint Lago d'Iseo and Franciacorta is part of the network of tourist offices in the province of Brescia and is located in the center of Iseo, on Lungolago Marconi nr.2 c.
A meeting point between the needs of the tourist and the varied offer of the territory, the office is open all year and has a multilingual staff to satisfy users' requests with cordiality and professionalism.

The main services offered to visitors are:
Tourist information and distribution of material relating to the historical, naturalistic, cultural, artistic, sports and food and wine aspects of the area of the entire province of Brescia and of the major Lombard cities;
Distribution of trail maps, hiking trails and pedestrian routes to discover the environmental heritage of Lake Iseo and Franciacorta;
Information on accommodation and catering facilities;
Information on transport and traffic;
Information on events and shows in the area and province

Charming and romantic, Lake Iseo offers to the visitors the calm majesty of its landscape. Green hills, olive groves and overhanging rocks surround the wonderful Monte Isola, one of the “Borghi più belli d’Italia” (Italy’s Finest Villages) and Eden Award 2010. It is also famous for its production of handmade nets and little wood boats. To enjoy the beautiful panorama from the lake, nothing is better than a boat trip. Small villages follow one another along the coast from Paratico to Pisogne, along the old coastal road. Iseo focuses its dynamic social life around Piazza Garibaldi, the castle and the church of Sant’Andrea. In Pisogne, right in the main square, stands the bishop’s medieval Tower. At the beginning of the road up to Val Palot lies the XV century church of Santa Maria della Neve decorated with splendid frescoes by Romanino. The green of the olive groves of Marone, recognized as città dell’olio (olive oil town), compete with Franciacorta vineyards. A short journey on the hills above Marone takes you to the erosion pyramids (geologic phenomena) at Zone. This is the starting point of several paths leading up to the top of Monte Guglielmo (1949m. slm).


South of the lake, beyond the Natural Reserve of Torbiere del Sebino, the gentle land of Franciacorta begins: ancient hamlets, villas, castles, abbeys and monasteries, and, what is more, vineyards and well-known wineries where the high-quality Franciacorta (sparkling wine) is produced and jealously kept.


Not to be missed are the abbey of San Nicola at Rodengo Saiano, the Convent of Annunciata at Rovato and the Romanesque monastery of San Pietro in Lamosa founded by Cluniac monks at Provaglio d’Iseo. Guided tours are organised to Palazzo Torri at NigolineCorte Franca and to the castle at Bornato.


The gastronomic tradition is renomated. The Association Strada del Vino Franciacorta (wine route) preserves and promotes the local products. The famous tinca ripiena al forno (oven baked stuffed tench) is the main speciality of Clusane, while the manzo all’olio (beef meat cooked in olive oil) is Rovato’s speciality. Gussago is the capital town of the spiedo (spit composed by meat and game). In trattorias and restaurants one can enjoy the traditional dishes and the Franciacorta as well. At the end of the meal a good local grappa is needed.

Hospitality in hotels, campsites, farmholidays and B&B has a long tradition on Lake Iseo and Franciacorta.

Click here to discover all the events organised in the Province of Brescia


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