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Arco is a comune in Trentino-Alto Adige in northern Italy.The town is faced on one side by sheer limestone cliffs jutting up like a wall protecting it and its ancient hilltop castle.Main sightsThe Castello di Arco, medieval castleSanctuary and convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, built in 1475 - 1492. It houses a wooden statue of the Virgin Mary dating to the 15th centuryCollegiata dell'Assunta, begun in 1613. Francis II, the last King of Two Sicilies, was provisionally buried here in the late 19th century, after his death at Arco in 1894.Church of Sant'Apollinare, with 14th-century frescoesPalazzo Marchettii (16th century). It has a portal attributed to Giulio Romano.Palazzo dei Panni (late 17th century)Stations of the Cross to the chapel "Santuario della Madonna di Laghel" 1896 by Josef Moroder-LusenbergEconomyTourism is a major part of the local economy, with many Germans and Austrians coming over the Brenner Pass from Austria. Popular tourist activities include windsurfing on nearby Lake Garda, and rock climbing on the walls near the city. The annual Rock Master event, an international climbing competition, is held on the town's outdoor artificial wall. Mountain biking is popular and international bikers flock to the town.Plan your vacation with our Italy trip itinerary site and discover the best things to do in Arco.
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