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Top Choice Museum in Gardone Riviera

Il Vittoriale degli Italiani

Poet, soldier, hypochondriac and proto-Fascist, Gabriele d'Annunzio (1863–1938) defies easy definition, and so does his estate. Bombastic, extravagant and unsettling, it's home to every architectural and decorative …
Top Choice Gardens in Gardone Riviera

Giardino Botanico Fondazione André Heller

Gardone's heyday was due in large part to its mild climate, something which benefits the thousands of exotic blooms that fill artist André Heller's sculpture garden. Laid out in 1912 by Arturo Hruska, the garden is …
Osteria in Gardone Riviera

Antico Brolo

If you’re a considering a date night, Antico Brolo is the place for you, with seating in an intimate walled courtyard or better still on a tiny balcony frothing with pink geraniums overlooking Gardone. The food is a…
Italian in Gardone Riviera

Locanda Agli Angeli

A shaded terrace, rattan chairs and burgundy tablecloths set the scene for some classic Lake Garda cooking. Tempting choices include veal ravioli, sardines with potatoes and herbs, and fettuccine with smoked eel. As…