Vittoriale degli Italiani
The Vittoriale degli Italiani is a complex of buildings, streets, squares, an open-air theater, gardens and streams erected since 1921, in Gardone Riviera on the shores of Lake Garda by Gabriele d’Annunzio with the help of architect Gian Carlo Maroni, in memory of the “inimitable life” of the poet-soldier and the exploits of the Italians during the First World War. The Vittoriale today is a foundation open to the public and visited every year by about 180,000 people.
D’Annunzio’s house is about 17 km from the hotel.
Il Castello di Lonato
The Castle of Lonato, commonly known as Rocca, stands on the top of one of the reliefs of the morainic amphitheater that dominates, on one side, the southern part of Lake Garda and, on the other, the historic center of the town which extends up to to touch the first lands of the Po Valley.
Sirmione e le Grotte di Catullo
The “Grotte”, like they were called in 1500, actually are the rest of an ancient roman Villa of northern Italy maybe belonged to the latin poet Catullo.
It represents one of the archaeological attractions of roman age, most charming of northern Italy