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Il Vittoriale degli Italiani

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Wierd and Wonderful

The gardens of this house are amazing and extensive - wear comfortable shoes as the ground is quite... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
Salisbury, United Kingdom

This was amazing! We found this informative beautiful and the guide was funny, intelligent and... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

The gardens of this house are amazing and extensive - wear comfortable shoes as the ground is quite rough in places. Allow quite a bit of time to explore (about 2 hours) plus more time for the house. The house is very odd but interesting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank stratfordsub
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

This was amazing! We found this informative beautiful and the guide was funny, intelligent and conveyed his own interest and commitment to D’Annuzio. The house has so much to see and to learn about the owner. One of our favourite activities on Lake Garda!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank denverct
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Very strange place, at least for a non-italian. A truly huge monument erected by a poet and pilot, who got decorated by Mr Mussolini himself. This must be one of the few places in the world where you can see half a warship stranded on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Skogsmulle2013
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Remodeled from the original monastery by Gabriel D'Annunzio, this is an amazing creation and he was certainly unique. The interior is visited by guided tour and you get a real feel for just how bizarre he was. More idiosyncrasies and superstitions than you can count....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting. One crazy dude. Spectacular views of the lake. Beautiful gardens. This venue is well worth a visit. Stunning views. The gardens and amphitheatre were amazing. Definetly worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited the villa, but unfortunately didn’t have time to walk around the gardens. If you want to do both give yourself half a day. The English guide around the villa was excellent and had a good sense of humour. Well worth a visit as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

The garden area is truly amazing, we spent a couple of hours here, from statues, waterfalls to 1/2 a WW1 ship in the garden, so quirky and interesting, some areas are quite steep with steps, would definitely recommend a visit here

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julie M
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This is very interesting and characterful place to visit. The guide was excellent and made the tour very interesting. I would love to visit again and would highly recommend it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marcia C
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This estate is quite something! Gabriel D'Annunzio was quite a character, so please take the time to watch the video in the museum. It sheds some light on Gabriel, and covers some Italian history. The grounds are lovely, many and varied gardens, sculptures, and displays....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank momzilla1959
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Well, The interior of the house is amazing which so many objects one cannot take them all in .We had a very good English speaking guide who explained the history of the house which is now owned by a foundation having been given by Gabriele...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Nataliya K
August 20, 2018|
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Response from 30Annemarie16 | Reviewed this property |
The house will be fine in wet weather but the garden will not be. The garden is very steep and I think the paths would be quite dangerous in wet weather as they could be slippery. We don’t use the little train but it went... More
mark S
May 21, 2018|
Response from Mandy D | Reviewed this property |
Dear Mark I’m assuming you are actually in Garda, in the eastern side of Lake Garda. You will need to get the ferry over to Salo and then drive, or take the bus north to Gardone Riviera, which is only about 10 mins from... More
July 17, 2017|
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Response from petlan62 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was 13 euro. It's well worth it. Allow lots of time for your visit