On the shore of the Garda Lake, in Gardone Riviera (Brescia), there is Torre San Marco a fascinating place, intimate and romantic location which history makes it the perfect location for occurrences.
The building that takes up about 5000 mq is open for public event, private and business ones and it can host up to 1500 persons.
The magnificence of the place, the competence of the kitchen team (from Villa Fiordaliso) and a deep knowledge of the sector are those elements that make Torre San Marco one of the most prestigious Italian locations apt to manage and organize events.
This fascinating tower in Brescia is characterized from different areas: the piano bar, a large and covered area at the ground floor; an elegant restaurant at the first floor, the winery and a fantastic garden, the dehoor, that can be set up for bridal banqueting and ceremonies.
The tables can be arranged at the open air or under an elegant structure that guarantees protection in case of bad weather.
Torre San Marco (ex Tower Ruhlan) was built as observatory by a German industrialist, Richard Langensiepen, at the beginning of the 1900s.
In the 1950 Gabriele D’Annunzio bought Tower Ruhlan. He converted it in an extension of the Vittoriale and modified the style of the structure: from the neo-gothic to the venetian one. This transformation was entrusted to the architect Giancarlo Maroni who also was the designer of the Vittoriale. Gabriele D’Annunzio changed the name of the tower in Tower San Marco.
Torre San Marco also was the secret location where Benito Mussolini and his lover Claretta Petacci meet themselves.
In the wet basin there was docked the M.A.S. (acronym of MEMENTO AUDERE SEMPER= remember always to dare). It was the means of transport used for the famous Buccari’s joke and, now, it is arranged inside the Vittoriale.