"The beautiful town of Salò" Top 5 Page for this destination Salò by Cristian_Uluru

Salò Travel Guide: 60 reviews and 192 photos

Welcome in the beautiful Salò!

Salò is a perfect place where to spend a weekend off the beaten path on Lago di Garda, quite far from Milan and its way of life. It is very close to Sirmione and you can reach the other side of the lake in only 20 minutes by ferry.

The town was founded in the Roman period as Pagus Salodium. In the 12th century it passed under the dominion of the Republic in Venice giving a notable development to the public architecture (you can see the Lions of Venice anywhere in the town. But the town became famous during the Second War Word when on October 1943 born the Repubblica Sociale Italiana and it was the home of the last government of Mussolini.

Enjoy your visit!!!

  • Intro Updated Jul 25, 2008
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  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Jan 8, 2010 at 8:05 PM

    Salo is such lovely charming community. I so enjoy your lovely photo's and tips!

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Nov 6, 2008 at 10:51 AM

    I have never heard of this place before. Thanks for the introduction!

  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Sep 26, 2008 at 6:29 AM

    Food tip is mouth watering, but i'll be on pensioner's budget when visitn ;-)))

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