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What do in Salò and Surrounding areas

Activities that will save you from boredom and indecision!

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What do in Salò and Surrounding areas

Dear Reader, it’s us again!


We've back to share more information we think you'll find useful.

We want to tell you about all the activities you can do if you stay in Salò or the surrounding areas.

 

THIS ARTICLE IS FOR PEOPLE LOOKING FOR A HOLIDAY NEAR SALÒ!

On this page, you'll find interesting information about well-known places and hidden gems, and the things you just have to do during your stay on the Brescia shore of Lake Garda.

Here are some activities we think will make your stay on Lake Garda more interesting and worthwhile.


 

THE FAMOUS PLACES

We've already talked about some of these destinations in detail in another article, "the 5 best places to visit on Lake Garda" (click here to read it).

In any case, here are the most famous destinations near Salò.


 

• Il Vittoriale degli italiani - Web Site



There's an amphitheatre, a mausoleum, a submarine and even a military ship!
The Vittoriale degli Italiani will be a journey through time.


HOW TO ENJOY THIS EXPERIENCE

The Vittoriale degli Italiani is always open
except on Mondays in November, December and January, 24th and 25th December, and 1st January.
👉🏻 Vittoriale degli Italiani - Buy your ticket

A visit to D'Annunzio house is well worth it. Booking is required as all visits are guided and limited in terms of the numbers per visit.
👉🏻 Vittoriale degli Italiani - Prices and times

Here is where the Vittoriale degli Italiani is on the map.
👉🏻 Vittoriale degli Italiani - Maps



 

• Heller Garden - Website



Heller Garden is an extraordinary 10000 m2 garden, home to botanic species from all parts of the world.


HOW TO ENJOY THIS EXPERIENCE

Here is where the Botanic Garden is on the map.
👉🏻 Heller Garden - Maps

The Garden is open to the public from March to October, everyday from 9am to 7pm.
👉🏻 Heller Garden - Prices and Times



 

• Isola del Garda - Website



You will be mesmerised by this truly incredible place; you'll be taken aback by the flowers, the attention to detail and the history of the place. Every minute you spend on this island will be well spent.


HOW TO ENJOY THIS EXPERIENCE

Garda Island is open from Sunday 14th April to Sunday 13th October 2019.
👉🏻 Isola del Garda - Prices and Times

Here is where to find Isola del Garda on the map (although, we're quite confident you don't need our help finding it).
👉🏻 Isola del Garda - Maps



 

HIDDEN GEMS (a.k.a. places only the locals know)

We've decided to share with you precious information that the locals on Lake Garda keep to themselves.

Places that the masses and tourists don't always know about, places that are slightly off the beaten track, but well-worth visiting.



 

• Valle delle Cartiere



The Valle delle Cartiere by Toscolano Maderno is an actual open-air Eco-Museum.

Go for a walk or a mountain bike excursion on a beautiful trail immersed in nature, which doesn't require too much effort!


HOW TO ENJOY THIS EXPERIENCE

The Valle del Cartiere is open from 15th March to 15 October.
👉🏻 Valle delle Cartiere - Prices and Times

Here is where the Valle delle Cartiere is on the map.
👉🏻 Valle delle Cartiere - Maps



 

• From Salò to Madonna del Rio



A walk and a pleasant bike ride (one that is not particularly difficult), immersed in shaded valleys big and small, which lead you the little church of Madonna del Rio.

You'll also come across a small waterfall! It's the perfect activity, even in the warmer months.


HOW TO ENJOY THIS EXPERIENCE

Here is the trail on the map.
👉🏻 From Salò to Madonna del Rio - Maps



 

• La Basia - Website



Located in Puegnano del Garda, it is the perfect place for a day out horse-riding or wine tasting.


HOW TO ENJOY THIS EXPERIENCE

Here is where it is on the map.
👉🏻 La Basia - Maps



 

• A lunch in San Michele



Take your pick: all restaurants are perfect for trying spiedo bresciano (local skewered meat) and polenta!

San Michele is a small fraction of Gardone Riviera where you can enjoy a tasty Sunday lunch.

Here is where it is on the map.
👉🏻 San Michele, Lago di Garda - Maps



 

CONCLUSIONS

So here you have it, a wide range of options to enjoy your stay to the max.

We'd say there's something for everyone!

We also have tips on other excursions and activities which are off the tourist route... we'll reveal these to you if interested when you get to the hotel.

We hope this information was useful!


That's all from Lavinia, Carlo and Gianni.
Warm greetings and see you soon!