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Malcesine (Veneto, Italy) is a town on the eastern shore of Lake Garda, with 3748 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2010). Malcesine is often referred to as “the pearl of Lake Garda” means. This term, however, often other locations, such as Riva del Garda or Limone sul Garda associated. Today the city is heavily influenced by tourism.

In addition to the places Riva del Garda and Nago-Torbole Malcesine as a city in the north of the lake is in windsurfers, kitesurfers and sailors due to their location or in part, to get started with the two principal winds of the northern Lake Garda Peler and Ora popular. One leads from Malcesine cable car to the nearby town of 1760 meters Tratto Spino in the Monte Baldo massif. The Comune di Malcesine consists of the districts: Cassone and Navene.

The old city is settled around the castle rock. A first castle building was held here by 568 rather than under the Lombards. After the destruction of this system and a reconstruction by the Franks came later to the place of Scaliger, who extended the castle.