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Salo is very attractive destination situated on the shore of a wonderful gulf. The village is probably the best known as the centre of the Italian Social Republic, from 1943 to 1945, when the Duce escaped here after the capitulation of Italy.
The town of Salo managed to preserves its beautiful Renaissance urban sheme.

The promenade

The promenade of Salo, facing the lakeshore, is in partilularly beautiful. It was opened in 1906 with the reconstruction of buildings in great part destroyed of the eartquake of 1901.

Il Vittoriale degli Italiani

The memorial complex of Vittoriale is situated just a few kilometres from Salo, actualy it is above Gardone Riviera. It has great signification for the Italian history and the people. Great Italian poet and politician, Gabriele D'Annunzio, lived here since 1921 to 1963 when he died and buried in the Mausoleum.

  • Last visit to Salò: Aug 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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