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Il Vittoriale degli Italiani

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Address: Via Al Vittoriale 12, 25083 Gardone Riviera, Italy
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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This place was amasing. A must see. Would definately go there again if i get the chance. Annunzio built some amazing follys in his garden. A battleship! Of all things how they got... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Saltash, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was amasing. A must see. Would definately go there again if i get the chance. Annunzio built some amazing follys in his garden. A battleship! Of all things how they got in there god knows. Just go!!

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Mason, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I don't know what I can say more than type on Google IL VITTORIALE DEGLI ITALIANI, check some picture and then go and visit!

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Saratoga, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We didn't know the life of Annunzio the poet so to learn about him and his life was interesting. The garden is lovely and the view on the lake beautiful as well as the villa.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Fascinating and we'll worth a visit. But wierd. For twenty years d'Annunzio built a gigantic monument to his own ego. Old soldiers sent him memorabilia and he exchanged certificates of valour and appreciation with other imploded ultranationalists. The government humoured him by sending him large scale trophies like the prow of a battleship to build into the mountain above his... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Other than fascinating. Clearly a very eccentric if a little misguided politically. The guided tour around the house is essential to get a sense of what's going on but it's so eclectic there's no real theme. It reminded me of Port Meirion in Wales a little with lots of strange nooks and crannies dotted about. Half a battleship built into... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was a gem, tucked away and, not having heard of the author, wasn't sure what to expect. the house was dark inside and cluttered but had an very interesting story and worth a visit. Would be of little interest for most children but the gardens would be great to explore for young and old alike.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Terraced gardens set into the hillside with spectacular views over Lake Garda. Within the gardens you will also find a Priory which can be visited, and a museum and exhibition which celebrates the lifetime achievements of the Italian Poet, Author and Hero D'Annunzio Be prepared for plenty of steps ~ the patth are generally well maintained but the walks take... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a good place to spend the afternoon. Previous home of a famous Italian poet/writer, bequeathed as a museum. The gardens are beautifully kept but are quite steep in places.

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West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect from this place but was pleasantly surprised . Bizarre, quirky and totally reflecting the eccentric man who designed it. So much to look at in all of the individual rooms and not enough time ( with a guide) the gardens are amazing and contain a full size replica of a ship ! It was raining... More 

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Large area to explore and good mobility an advantage. The planting not particularly luxuriant or well tended but it was later in the season. The "monuments" to the poet Gabriele d'Annunzio were a bit OTT but spectacular nonetheless.

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