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Isola della Scala


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Not far from Verona and south of Venice, the village is part of the Tartaro river basin. Its origins date back to the Bronze Age, whose settlements increased during the Roman domination and with the construction of the Via Claudia Augusta. In the medieval period the settlement of Benedictine monasteries was recorded, which worked on the reclamation of the agricultural territory. In the municipal era the territory belonged almost entirely to the Bonifacio counts of Verona and was called "Isola dei Conti".
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A look at Isola della Scala
A look at Isola della Scala

About the village

In the roman period the marshes of the River Tartaro, who occupied the southern part of the territory, were very extended so as to procurarne l'"insulation" from the villages and the surrounding districts. From here the name of Cenensis Insula. The first settlements date back to the Bronze Age, which have expanded during the roman domination and with the construction of the Via Claudia Augusta. In the medieval period there is a record of the settlement of Benedictine monasteries, who worked to the reclamation of agricultural territory. In the municipal epoch the territory belonged almost entirely to the accounts Boniface of Verona and was called "Island of Auditors".

In the XIII century the town was subjected by the Scaligeri, which strengthened the defenses On The River Tartaro. The Scaligeri families the territory took the final name of Isola della Scala (Ìsola de la Scala in the Veneto region). With the conquest of the Serenissima Republic of Venice there was the settlement of many Venetian families who constructed works of hydraulic and d'arte. The same name was changed into "Island of San Marco", but did not have much luck in use because the inhabitants of the town remained always linked to the ancient name since restore it at the sunset of domination. In that period however the marshes were reclaimed and from the XVII century it was introduced the cultivation of rice. During the Napoleonic period, Isola della Scala lost its autonomy, in favor of the district of Villafranca, but returned to a leading role with the Austrian domination.

Certainly deserve a visit to the Abbey of Santo Stefano, Sanctuary of Bastia, Church of Formica and the Tower of the Scaligeri, the symbol of the village. Is part of the area of production of rice, Vialone Nano Veronese that is cultivated on land of the Veronese plain irrigated with water of resurgence. There are also cattle, pigs and poultry.

Local specialty is the Isolana risotto, one of the best known dishes in the gastronomic landscape veronese.

Municipality of Isola della Scala
Province of Verona
Veneto Region

Population: 11.572
Altitude centre: 31 m s.l.m.

the Municipality is part of:
Città del riso

Municipality of Isola della Scala
Via Vittorio Veneto 4 - Isola della Scala (VR)
Tel. +39 045 6631911

BY CAR

  • Traveling on the highway, the closest exits to the center of Isola della Scala are:
    - Exit Nogarole Rocca (A22 Brennero-Modena)
    - Verona Sud exit (A4 Turin-Trieste)

ON THE TRAIN

  • Nogara station
  • Villafranca station in Verona
  • Verona Porta Nuova station

BY PLANE

  • Verona Villafranca Airport
  • Parma airport
  • Bologna airport

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Events

from
sunday
8
november, 2020
to sunday 29 november 2020

Feast of the 'Bollito con la Pearà'

saturday
29
may, 2021

Saporitaly

saturday
5
june, 2021

Feast of the Veronese Early Melon

from
saturday
24
july, 2021
to wednesday 28 july 2021

Fair of San Giacomo and Sant'Anna

sunday
25
july, 2021

San Giacomo

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