Salò is in the centre of a beautiful gulf situated at the extreme fringe of the Alto Garda Bresciano Park, at the base of the Mount San Bartolomeo (m. 568). The town is considered as the "capital" of the western bank of Lake Garda. The old town centre of Salò is an intricate set of roads, alleys and small squares, flanked with mansions, elegant shops, and numerous prestigious restaurants. A vast choice of destinations for excursions and walks is available nearby. Recreational fishing, surfing, rowing, sailing, tennis can be easily practised. Salò geographical position, among Valtenesi, Valle Sabbia and Alto Garda, favours a mild climate. Salò is a small cultural and lively town with a rich cultural and historical tradition. Nearby museums, churches and parishes, parks and privately owned islands can be found. Salò is also an ideal base for those who want to fully live Lake Garda both by day and night.