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Garda Island is a site of rare beauty, a picturesque roc... - Secret World

25010 San Felice del Benaco BS, Italia

by Francesca Coppola
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Overview

Garda Island is a site of rare beauty, a picturesque rock inhabited by ancient populations, then home to St. Frances, St. Anthony of Paduam St. Bernardino of Siena and, probably, Dante Alighieri. The twentieth century palace in Neo-Gothic- Venetian style is at the southern end. Below it terraces and Italian style gardens stretch down to the lake. Apart from the villa, full of surprisiung architectural details, Garda Island ownes its incomparable fascination the magnificent italian style gardens and the luxurious intact planting, full of local and extotic species, rare plants and unique flowers.