2011 UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE: The Pile dwellings in Peschiera del Garda
The Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps include a
selection of 111 out of the merely 1000 known archaeological
pile-dwelling sites in six countries around the Alps including 19
sites in Italy and in particular 2 in Peschiera area; Frassino Lake
This area has remains of prehistoric pile-dwelling
settlements dating from 5000 to 500 BC which are situated
under water, on lake shores, along rivers or in wetland, offering
exceptional conservation conditions for organic remains such as
wood, textiles, plant remains or bones.
You can find more informations by visiting Museo della Pesca in
Peschiera or Museo di Storia Naturale in Verona.