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Gardone Riviera is considered a real "botanical garden", where the typical vegetation of Lake Garda alternates with the Mediterranean and sub-tropical ones. Located at the beginning of the Riviera dei Limoni, the numerous parks and gardens alternate along the lake shore with elegant historic villas, Gardone Riviera offers an elegant atmosphere and a suggestive lakefront that during the summer season comes alive with musical and cultural events.
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Gardone Riviera  | Nicolò Brunelli
Gardone Riviera
Nicolò Brunelli
Gardone Riviera, San Marco Tower  |
Gardone Riviera, San Marco Tower
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Gardone Riviera  | Nicolò Brunelli
Gardone Riviera
Nicolò Brunelli
Gardone Riviera  | Nicolò Brunelli
Gardone Riviera
Nicolò Brunelli
Gardone Riviera, Gardone, panoramic view  | Archivio comunale  di Gardone Riviera
Gardone Riviera, Gardone, panoramic view
Archivio comunale di Gardone Riviera
Gardone Riviera  | Archivio comunale  di Gardone Riviera
Gardone Riviera
Archivio comunale di Gardone Riviera
Gardone Riviera  | Archivio comunale  di Gardone Riviera
Gardone Riviera
Archivio comunale di Gardone Riviera
Gardone Riviera, The botanical garden of the foundation Andrè Heller  | Archivio comunale  di Gardone Riviera
Gardone Riviera, The botanical garden of the foundation Andrè Heller
Archivio comunale di Gardone Riviera
Gardone Riviera, On the left Gardone from the Vittoriale  | Archivio comunale  di Gardone Riviera
Gardone Riviera, On the left Gardone from the Vittoriale
Archivio comunale di Gardone Riviera
A look at Gardone Riviera
A look at Gardone Riviera

About the village

Gardone Riviera is a Brescia village located on the western shore of Lake Garda, at the beginning of the Riviera dei Limoni. One of the largest Italian lakes, surrounded by beautiful moraine hills and, in the northern part, by majestic mountain ranges. Renowned resort, Gardone Riviera is known for the Vittoriale degli Italiani, the monumental citadel home of the poet Gabriele d'Annunzio, now home to a prestigious museum.

The village is small, but retains beautiful and elegant structures and monuments of great value, which take up the harmony of the shapes and colors of the landscape of Lake Garda, as if they had always been there. Surely, among the things to visit there is the Church of San Nicola, which stands right in the Piazzale del Vittoriale, and the beautiful Villa Alba. The latter, baptized with the name of "Villa Ruhland", the literal translation of which is "Peace in the landscape", takes up the true essence of these places. A structure that is nothing short of spectacular, reminiscent of the most characteristic monuments of the Athenian acropolis.
In the 70s it was purchased by the Municipality of Gardone Riviera, which transformed this wonderful Villa into a place of art and culture: perfect location for exhibitions, art exhibitions and cultural events of all kinds. Do not miss the Hruska Botanical Garden, now Andrè Heller Foundation, with hundreds of plant species from the five continents and visible on a path that winds through rocks and ponds.

In Gardone Riviera you can find delicious typical regional restaurants, trattorias, taverns where you can fully enjoy the goodness and simplicity of the Garda cuisine, made of traditional dishes based on lake fish, washed down with excellent olive oil and accompanied by Garda wine.

Village of Gardone Riviera
Municipality of Gardone Riviera
 
Province of Brescia
Lombardy Region

Inhabitants: 2.660 gardonesi
Altitude: 71 m. S.l.m.

The municipality is part of:
 
Strada dei Vini e dei Sapori del Garda
Comunità montana Parco Alto Garda Bresciano
 I Borghi più belli d’Italia
 Paesi Bandiere Arancioni

Acknowledgments
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Municipality
Piazza Scarpetta 1 - Tel. +39 0365 294600

= distances as the crow flies

BY CAR

  • From Milan: Take the A51 highway and follow the direction of Tangenziale Est, continue on the A4 highway, exit at Brescia Ovest, continue on the SP BS11, take the exit towards Verona / Salò, continue following the direction for Salò (SS 45BIS ), passed the town of Salò continue to Gardone Riviera.
  • From Bologna: From the A14 highway continue on the A1 highway, follow the Cremona - Brescia direction, continue on the A21 to Brescia Centro, follow the direction for the SS 11 Verona / Mantova, exit towards Verona / Salò, continue following the direction for Salò (SS 45BIS), after the town of Salò continue for Gardone Riviera.
  • From Genoa: From the A7 highway, follow the direction for Piacenza, continue on the A21 highway until Brescia Centro, follow the direction for the SS 11 Verona / Mantova, exit towards Verona / Salò, continue towards Salò (SS 45BIS ), passed the town of Salò continue to Gardone Riviera.
  • From La Spezia: From the Cisa A15 motorway, follow the direction of Milan, continue on the A1 Autostrada del Sole, follow the signs for Cremona, continue on the A21 motorway to Brescia Centro, follow the direction for the SS 11 Verona / Mantova , exit towards Verona / Salò, continue towards Salò, after passing the town of Salò continue towards Gardone Riviera.
  • From Brescia: Take the SP BS11 towards Centro / Tangenziale Sud, exit towards Verona / Salò, continue towards Salò, (SS 45BIS), after passing the town of Salò continue towards Gardone Riviera.

BY PLANE

  • Brescia-Montichiari Airport
  • Bergamo airport
  • Parma airport
  • Milan Linate Airport

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= distances as the crow flies
= distances as the crow flies
= distances as the crow flies

Travel proposals in Gardone Riviera and in its territory

Events

monday
26
june, 2023

Beck in concert in Gardone Riviera

friday
14
july, 2023

Michael Kiwanuka in concert in Gardone Riviera 2022

tuesday
26
september, 2023

San Michele

Our news about Gardone Riviera

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