Top things to do in Salò

Top Choice Trattoria in Salò

Al Cantinone

It's well worth heading just a few streets back from the waterfront to track down this friendly neighbourhood trattoria, home to gingham tablecloths, fabulous cooking smells and a clutch of regulars playing cards in…
Top Choice Island in Salò

Isola del Garda

It's not often you get to explore such a stunning private island, villa and grounds. Anchored just off Salò, this speck of land is crowned with impressive battlements, luxuriant formal gardens and a sumptuous neo-Go…
Area in Salò

Republic of Salò

In 1943 Salò was named the capital of the Social Republic of Italy as part of Mussolini and Hitler's last efforts to organise Italian Fascism in the face of advancing American forces. This episode, known as the Repu…
Modern Italian in Salò

Antica Trattoria alle Rose

Go with the flow in this elegant trattoria where Rosanna Faè and Gianni Briarava have been turning out contemporary, local cuisine for 25 years. Say yes to the parade of mixed antipasti – the zucchini souffle in a p…
Osteria in Salò

Osteria dell'Orologio

This osteria has a fancy feel, pleasant service and tries to specialise in local lake and mountain fare. First courses are mostly excellent homemade pastas including strangolapreti – Trentino-style spinach gnocchi; …
Osteria in Salò

Osteria di Mezzo

At this intimate osteria a constant stream of hearty meals heads into a dining room lined with antique mirrors and weathered stone. Pumpkin gnocchi, grilled perch, and rabbit with smoked ham and prunes are just some…
Pizza in Salò

Ristorante Papillon

Surprisingly good thin-crust pizzas straight from the wood-fired oven. Enjoy them lakeside beside the weeping willow, but watch out for the pushy, pizza-loving ducks.