Gardone Riviera is a town in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy. It is situated on the western shore of Lake Garda. You can admire the Vittoriale degli Italiani, a former residence of the poet Gabriele D'Annunzio. He donated it to the Italian State before his death. It is now a national monument and houses a MAS fast military ship and the plane on which D'Annunzio raided Vienna.