Lake Garda, an everlasting place of yearning. It is said that those who have been here once, will never be able to escape the magic of this region. Only a four-hour drive away from Munich Bella Italia says hello in its most fabulous way. A crystal-clear lake, olive groves and lemon orchards, picturesque villages perched on the mountains. On top of nostalgia and tradition, this region will surprise you with sheer luxury hidden in absolutely charming hotels. 

 

Locanda San Vigilio

Napoleon Bonaparte, Tsar Alexander II, Prince Charles of England, former king Juan Carlos of Spain are only some of the celebrities having relished SAN VIGILIO to the fullest. This village has ever since inspired artists and has written great love stories. The unique 16th century hotel is situated on a spit of land with a beautiful view of the lake and has 12 rooms and suites, partly with secret private gardens.

The fantastic restaurant suggests traditional dishes based on regional products according to the season. On sunny days you can walk through the hotel’s own park or have lunch at the little tavern in the harbour. San Vigilio is a village providing a marvelous atmosphere for magical moments.

Locanda San Vigilo, Punta San Vigilio, 37016 Garda, Italy. www.locanda-sanvigilio.it 

Punta San Vigilio

Grand Hotel Villa FELTRINELLI

1892, the Feltrinelli family had the villa at Lake Garda built as their summer residence, luxuriously furnished with fine wooden ceilings and filigree frescos. Since 1997 the villa has been a modern luxury hotel with 21 suites, maintaining the original structure and elegance as well as the handmade details of the interior.

„A true feast for your eyes and soul“, the guests admit, primarily enjoying their absolute privacy. You may enjoy a relaxing break at the pool, in the park and on the jetty – or you might prefer a tour on the hotel’s own Riva boat.

Savour the chef’s cuisine based on regional products and the restaurant’s own herb garden.Whether you enjoy your dinner in the dining room with its splendid crystal chandeliers and exquisite handmade wallpapers or in the Pergola with a view over the lake, you will feel this magic atmosphere that makes VILLA FELTRINELLI a charismatic place.

Villa Feltrinelli, Via Rimembranza, 38, 25084 Gargnano. www.villafeltrinelli.com

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VILLA CORTINE

Villa Cortine built in 1901, is perched high on a hill in the heart of Sirmione. Once you have coiled your way through the village you will be rewarded: the gate closes and leads you through a beautiful park of 4 hectares directly to the splendid stately home. Private atmosphere and nostalgic luxury. One of the most popular places is the hotel’s own jetty with its barbecue restaurant.

Villa Cortine, Viale Gennari, 2, 25019 Sirmione. www.palacehotelvillacortine.com

Villa Cortina

 

Grand Hotel Fasano

The Grand Hotel in Gardone Riviera is situated on the shores of Lake Garda. The historic luxury hotel was built in the 19th century as a hunting lodge for the Austrian emperor and his family.  For this reason, the hotel complex has a majestic park, private access to the lake and a pool. The exquisite antiques in the rooms and suites of the main building and Villa Principe remind you of the noble past of this five-star hotel. From the rooms as well as from the restaurant you can enjoy breathtaking views over the lake. Another highlight of this hotel is the „Aqua Spa“ – pure wellness on 1,000 sqm inspired by the Roman baths.

Grand Hotel Fasano, Corso Zanardelli, 190, 25083 Gardone Riviera. www.ghf.it

Grand Hotel Fasano