The Vittoriale degli Italiani on Lake Garda is one of the most interesting monuments in Gardone Riviera. Visiting this important place is essential to better understand the person Gabriele D'Annunzio: thanks to the Italian poet and writer, in the 1920s the Vittoriale takes shape as we know it today.
The Vittoriale degli Italiani is D'Annunzio's home on Lake Garda and represents the place where the poet now is buried. There are many sites to visit dedicated to him: in each of the rooms historical artifacts that belonged to the poet are exposed.
At the historic monument of Vittoriale on Lake Garda you can visit the following areas:
- Museum "The car is female"
- Pond of the dances
- Ship Puglia
- Torpedo-boat MAS 96
- Museum “Secret D'Annunzio”
- Museum “D'Annunzio hero”
- The Prioria
The Museum “Secret D'Annunzio” is of particular importance. Situated in the exhibition area of the lower theatre it has been inaugurated in 2010 and preserves essential items of the poet like boots, shoes, clothes, linen, jewellery, desk utensils, the collars of his dogs and clothes of his women.
No less important is the Prioria, the last home of Gabriele D'Annunzio, completely furnished and upholstered by the writer himself according to his taste. The rooms that belong to this area contain 10,000 objects and about 33,000 books.
If you are looking for a hotel near the Vittoriale degli Italiani on Lake Garda, book your stay at Villa Sofia in the splendid setting of Gardone Riviera.