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though not completed until the 17th century. — A little to the N.
is San Francesco (Pl. B, 3; adm. 10-4 by the side-entrance to the
left of the choir), with Gothic facade; 3rd chapel on the right, Moretto,
*SS. Margaret, Francis, and Jerome (signed 1530); over the high-
altar, Romanino, **Madonna and saints, a masterpiece of brilliant
colonring (abont 1511; in an older frame, 1502).
The Casa Fortunato, an elegant little palazzo in the Venetian
high-Renaissance style (16th cent.), should be noticed in the Via
Dolzani (Pl. B, 3¿ No. 3, on the right). — Not far off, 38 Via del
Palazzo Vecchio, is the Palazzo Fanti (now Ragnoli), with a flne
Beside the Porta Milano (Pl. A, 2) is a bronze equestrian statue of
Garibaldi. About 72 M. beyond the gate lies the pretty Campo Santo, to
which an avenue of cypresaes leads from the highroad. Monument to the
patriota of 1849. Fine view from the tower.
A picturesque walk may be taken in the gardens beneath the Castello
(Pl. C, D, 2). The view (best towards evening) extenda in clear weather
to Monte Rosa on the W. The ascent to the castle begins at the Piazza
Tito Speri (p. 221).
Steam Tramways run from Breacia viá Lógralo to (2072 M.) Soncino
(p. 217); viá (217í M.; 2 hra.) Medole, in the church of which is a fine
late work by Titian (Christ appearing to the Virgin), and (25V2 M.) Guidiz-
zolo, on the battlefield of Solferino (p. 218; 27« hrs.), to (4372 M.) Mantua
(p. 257; 4 hrs.); to the Alpine Valleys described in the next route; and to
Toscolano on the Lago di Garda (comp. p. 234).
39. The Brescian Alps.
1. Lago d'Iseo and Val Camonica.
Railways from Brescia. 1. To Iseo, 15 M., in 1 hr. (fares lst el. 1 fr.,
3rd el. 60 c.; continuation to Edoto under construction). 2. To Paratico
on the Lago d'Iseo, 23'/2 M., in í3/4-2 hrs. (fares 4 fr. 45, 3 fr. 10 c, 2 fr.;
carriages changed at Palazzolo). — Steam Tramways. 1. From Chiari and
Rovato (p. 218) to Iseo, 12 M., in V/i-Ufa hr. (the shortest route from Milán;
fares 1 fr. 40, 95 c). 2. From Bergamo to Sarnico (comp. p. 216). 3. From
Lovere to Cividate, 1372M., in ls/4-2 hrs. (farea 1 fr. 35, 90 c). — Steamer
on Lago d'Iseo between Sarnico and Lovere thrice daily in 23/<-3 hrs. and
between Iseo and Lovere i timea in í3/t-2 hrs.; Snnday ticketa (p. xvii) are
issued between April and Nov. and ebeap return tickets on market days
(Tues., Frid., Sat.). Murone is the only intermedíate station touched at by
all the boats. — Post Ómnibus from Pisogne to Edolo, 34 M., daily in
7 hrs. and from Cividate- Camuno to Edolo, 2172 M., twice daily in 474-I72 hrs.
Feom Beescia to Iseo. — Brescia, see p. 219. 7i/2 M. Paderno
Franciacorta; 12i/2 M. Provaglio d'Iseo; 15 M. Iseo (p". 226).
Fkom Bbescia to Pabatico. — From Brescia to (18 M.)
Palazzolo, see p. 217. Out line here diverges to the N.E. 24 M.
Paratico, with the ruined Castello deiLantieri, lies on the left
bank of the Oglio, which here issues from Lago d'Iseo. Immed¬
iately opposite lies Sarnico (Cappello, plain but good), a prettily
situated place, connected with Paratico by a bridge.
The *Lago d'Iseo (Lacus Sebinus ,-610 ft. above the sea; 15*/2 M.
long, 174-3 M. broad, and about 820 ft. deep in the centre) has
an área of 24 square miles. Its banks aro green with luxuriant
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