Questo sito o gli strumenti terzi da questo utilizzati si avvalgono di cookie necessari al funzionamento ed utili alle finalità illustrate nella cookie policy. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie, consulta la cookie policy. Chiudendo questo banner, scorrendo questa pagina, cliccando su un link o proseguendo la navigazione in altra maniera, acconsenti all'uso dei cookie.




  • Luigi Sabino Transfers & Excursions

    Luigi Sabino Transfers & Excursions

    Amalfi Coast airport transfers, excursions from Neapolitan Riviera, transfers from Positano, Ravello, Amalfi to the Salerno, Naples...

  • Conti Zecca Salento Winery

    Conti Zecca Salento Winery

    Wine Farm, Quality Wines, Negramaro, DOC Italy wine, Primitivo from Salento, Malvasia Wines, Chardonnay Wines, Leverano, Salento,...

  • Duomo Caffè Ravello

    Duomo Caffè Ravello

    Lounge Bar, Wine Bar in main square, Aperitif on the Amalfi Coast, Wedding Party and Events in Ravello Salerno Campania Italy

  • Hotel Palazzo Stern Venice

    Hotel Palazzo Stern Venice

    Quality Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Room Service Charming Relais Meeting Centre Weddings Venice Veneto Italy

  • Albadamare


    Charming Quality Accommodation, Small Luxury Hotel, Bed and Breakfast hospitality, Praiano, Amalfi Coast, Salerno Region, Campania...

you are here: Home Veneto Verona Surroundings Affi


Visit a locality browsing the menu on the left. In each Italy area you can then choose the best touristical structures we are proposing.

Print this page Send to a friend by e-mail




The town's name derives from the Germanic name "Alfo" or "Affa". It is a municipality in the province of Verona, located on the slopes of Mount Moscal, near to the stream Tasso, at short distance from Lake Garda, on the border with Trentino Alto Adige, between the areas of Valpolicella and Val Lagarina. The oldest part is characterized by the presence of houses built using "seregni" (pebbles smoothed by the erosive process of the glaciers). The center, originally devoted mainly to agriculture, has also a strong winemaking tradition developing an important commercial sector.
The history of this area does not differ greatly from those experienced by the other localities of the Veneto region and, in particular, similar to the fate of Verona. The center is cited for the first time in texts dating from the IX century, a time when, due to the invasions of the Hungarians, the local population was forced to built defensive structures. In the period between the XI and XII centuries, the territories submitted the domain of the Abbey of San Zeno of Verona and in the second half of the XIII century, Affi was granted a certain autonomy and had its own statute.

- the Church of St. Peter in Chains, which was built in the XVIII century, designed by the architect Perini, on the site occupied by an older structure. The façade is characterized by beautiful color effects, with four half-columns with rectangular bases and capitals, pilasters, rectangular niches with a bow and a central arch which incorporates a centralized portal with a small window and a tympanum;
- the XIII century Church of San Bartolomeo in Caorsa with its frescos from the XIV-XVI centuries;
- the XII century Church of St. Andrew;
- the XVII century Villa Poggi, which preserves within beautiful frescoes;
- the XVI century Villa Fracastoro, of which a wing was built in a later period;
- the XI century Castle Incaffi;
- the historic center;
- Villa Persico.


This town web page has been visited 23,027 times.

Choose language