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Il Vittoriale degli Italiani

Via Vittoriale 12, 25083 Gardone Riviera, Italy
+39 0365 296511
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Historic Sites, Museums, Theaters
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Timisoara, Romania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Lago di Garda is the biggest alpine lake from Italy(the other:Como,Maggiore). After a thousands kilometers trip,we felt that rest and relax are welcome.So we choosed Gardone Riviera and the Hotel Bellevue.Any our pretentions were satisfied:travel on "vaporetto",swimming pool,excellent breakfast,tasty restaurants,kind people,very good services! I'll visit each year if should be possible!

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

It was really hot the day we went which made it awful and ruined the day but the place was ok. They had nice places to eat and drink and just outside there was a nice slush shop. I must say though there was a long walk to get here but you can get a boat over the lake.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Stunning view of the lake, beautiful gardens! Be careful when booking tickets for ballet. We thought it was going to be a professional ballet dancers, but it was ballet students and unfortunately it was slightly disappointing!

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

The views are great and the buildings (a ship of sorts included) make this a must see for any visitor to Gardone.

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Holyhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

The Vittoriale degli Italiani is a hillside estate above the town of Gardone Riviera, and overlooks Lake Garda in Italy. I went there many years ago and found it amazing .... It is where the Italian writer Gabriele d'Annunzio lived from 1922 until his death in 1938. Prince of Montenevoso, was an Italian writer, poet, journalist, playwright and soldier during... More

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Cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We took the little train from the hotel which also gave us a good view of the hotels and other buildings along the coast before it turned up the hill. The old town is beautiful, and worth the trip for this alone. We did not have a lot of time to spare at Il Vittoriale, so didn't pay to see... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Quirky, interesting, even bizarre. Worth a visit, especially with a 20 percent discount card.(available at the tour office opposite the ferry ticket kiosk.)

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Interesting place to visit. Picturesque grounds and some strange things to see --also the history of the man who lived here.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

A must if you are staying in Gardone. Perched high above the lake the house itself is absolutely amazing, like no other you have ever seen. The Gardens are fascinating and very odd indeed-they include the Prow of a warship built into the landscape.

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Cheltenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This place has to be seen to be believed!! However, if you have limited mobility then do not attempt the gardens. The house is amazing, never seen anything like it, what a man to have collected so many things! And to be on a ship in the garden!!

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