Discovering Lake Garda, between Salò and Gardone
The well known Italian poet Gabriele D'Annunzio, an artist and a soldier who was a protagonist of World War I, chose Gardone Riviera as his ultimate residence. Here, he turned a villa formerly belonged to a German art critic into a huge monument to his own genius. The so called "Vittoriale degli Italiani" includes a vast park, a wonderful open air theatre, the artist's tomb and even an original battleship.
This private tour will allow you to have a guided visit of this amazing complex, and then to reach Salò, a close-by village whose name was gloomily linked to the Italian Social Republic, a fascist state actually ruled by Nazis between 1943 and 1945. Indeed, the town centre hosts art and architecture treasures, such as the "Magnifica Patria" Palace, built in 1542 and XV century church of Santa Maria Annunciata.
At the end, you'll get a fresh surprise: a tasting of the typical "Cedrata", a lemony sparkling beverage which will give an amusing, zesty flavor to your afternoon.... More
Price varies by group size