Gardone Riveria is counted among the most elegant resorts on Lake Garda and is complete with it's stunning large botanical gardens overlooking the lake. Surrounded by palm trees and magnolia, you can walk in the shade of the old cypresses - Gardone Riviera is fondly known as the city of gardens
Just outside the town is the very impressive Vittoriale estate created by the poet Gabriele d'Annunzio. In the summer months a fantastic music event takes place in this unique venue. You can watch a selection of world famous acts on stage, with stunning views of Lake Garda as the back drop!
The drive up the west side of Lake Garda from Gardone Riviera to Riva is an experience in itself! The road has been carved into tunnels in the mountain-side giving you incredible, if not some of the best, views of the Lake.
You can reach Gardone Riviera by car from both Milan Bergamo airport and Verona airport in 1 hour.
- Take a visit to The Heller Garden, 10,000 sqm of beautiful botanical gardens with species from all over the world and some impressive pieces of art.
- Visit the Museum 'Il Divino Infante' the only musuem in the world with an extensive collection dedicated to the divine child.
- Keep an eye out for who is playing at the music festival 'Tener-a-mente' in June, July & August! Past artists include The Pretenders, Elbow, Paul Weller and Patti Smith!
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