The City and Surroundings

Vittoriale degli italiani

In the early 1920s, Gabriele d'Annunzio bought and transformed, with the help of the architect Gian Carlo Maroni, the Villa of the German historian Henry Thode in the current Priory, which is surrounded by a charming park, winner of the award Most beautiful park in Italy in 2012. The...

Castèl Lemon Grove

The white pilasters and walls of the lemon houses, unique in their kind, still stand out today along the lake and represent real lemon gardens. Today, the lemon houses, witnesses of a thriving past of lemons, are located between Gargnano and Limone. The Municipal Administration, with the aim of...

MuSa Museum (Salò)

The MuSa is the new Salò Museum, inaugurated in August 2015 and now home of important exhibitions with rare beauty masterpieces, thanks to the programming of temporary exhibitions signed by Vittorio Sgarbi. In the temporary sections also "The cult of the Duce", exposition of...

Roman Furnaces

In 1985 at the Fornace dei Gorghi locality came to light a complex of furnaces dating back to the 1st-2nd century, which represent perhaps the unique complex in northern Italy. This was found thanks to the works for the construction of an ENEL transformation station. In the archaeological site...

Papel Museum

It is one of the most interesting sites in the Valle delle Cartiere from the archaeological and historical point of view, as it is not only the mill but also an ancient paper mill, probably partly incorporated by the mill itself and mentioned in the documents. Dating back to the early eighteenth...

The Roman Villa

The Roman Villa of Desenzano, which was found in 1921, is the most important testimony in northern Italy of the great late antique villae. It was built at the end of the 1st century BC. The villa overlooked the lake with piers, moorings and perhaps fish ponds for fish farming. The Villa covers...

Archaeological Museum Giovanni Rambotti

The Civic Archaeological Museum "Giovanni Rambotti", preserves an almost complete plow of the early Bronze Age (2000 BC), which is considered the oldest one in the world. It also collects artifacts found along the southern banks of the Garda Lake, which date back from the Palaeolithic...

Baby Jesus Museum

The Baby Jesus Museum was born in Gardone Riviera in 2005, thanks to Hiky Mayr, an art collector of German origin, who for many years has been dedicating her work to the search, the collection and the restoration of sculptures of Jesus. The collection displays more than two hundred and...

The Fishing Museum

Fishing was gradually abandoned due to the socio-economic change that involved the village after the opening of the Gardesana. The museum was created to bear in mind the typical boats, tools, recipes based on lake fish and photos of that period. Source: Municipality of Limone sul Garda,...

Catullo Caves and Antiquarium Museum

It is a vast archaeological park of 20 thousand square meters, located in the north of the peninsula. Here there are the imposing ruins of the Roman villa are found, which were mistake for caves by the first discoverers. Furthermore, this villa was erroneously attributed to Catullus (84-54 BC),...

MAG Museum Alto Garda (Rocca)

La Rocca is a fortress dating back to the 12th century, with 4 corner towers and a keep. It was enlarged in later times by the Scaligeri, the Venetians and the bishops of Trento, in particular by Bernardo Clesio. It was used as a barracks during the period of Austrian domination, and, in 1852,...

The submerged galley

The Garda Lake was the scene of many navals battles, expecially between the Cambrai league and the Republic of Venice. In particular in 1509, Lazise fell into enemy hands so it was deprived of what remained of the military fleet, the galley was carried offshore and burned. In 1962 thanks to the...

Teatro Romano

The Roman Theater was built around the 1st century BC at the base of the San Pietro hill. The theater after the Roman era was gradually abandoned and then forgotten so much that over the centuries private and religious buildings were erected (some of which were demolished during excavations in...

The Tourism Museum

It was realised to bear in mind the socio-economic change that affected the country after the opening of the Gardesana. It was inaugurated in 2011 and housed in the headquarters of the ex-Palazzo Comunale, inside it preserves posters, calendars, touristic guides, souvenirs and much more, as for...

Cisano Oil Museum

In 1963, at Cisano di Bardolino on the Gardesana State Road, Umberto Turri and his wife Teresita open one of the first points of sale on Lake Garda. The oil mill where the farmers take their olives to be pressed is annexed to the small outlet. Over the years the Company grows, achieving numerous...

Wine Museum

It 'a private museum located in the hamlet of Costabella and is set up inside the Zeni winery, built by G.Zeni in 1991. The museum offers evidence of the wine culture and an exhibition on wine and its history making the visitor to discover all stages from cultivation until vinification and...

Ornithological Museum Gustavo Adolfo Carlotto

The Civic Ornithological Museum of Lonato is located  in the highest part of the Castle of Lonato and houses one of the most important collections of stuffed birds in Italy, created at the beginning of the 20th century by Gustavo Adolfo Carlotto. The current exhibition at the Rocca of...

Roman excavations

These excavations located in the center of the Municipality, next to the church of San Martino, are visible for free. Thanks to the table, which showing the layout of the rooms that are part of the excavations, it is possible to recognize on the north side the layout of a house, while on the...

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