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The Grinch

Mission: Spy on Santa!

A naughty tenant at the Bastion

Green belly and wacky plans

Who is watching everything that happens in Santa's house from above with a watchful eye? It is indeed him, the Grinch

This grumpy character has taken over the bastion of Riva del Garda and turned it into his winter holiday home.

When he's out to get up to mischief, it's just the right opportunity to sneak in and snoop around at will!

The Grinch House is located in the Bastion of Riva del Garda and can be visited free of charge on these days:  
•    01.12 – 24.12: Thursday - Sunday
•    25.12 – 07.01.24: every day
Opening hours (Watch out: the Grinch is out of the house here!)
•    10:00 am - 07:00 pm
•    Friday and Saturday till 11:00 pm
•    New Year till 3:00 am

And if you're a brave child and you're not afraid of meeting the green landlord in person, mark these dates now:
•    8th – 9th – 10th – 16th – 17th December
•    11:00 |14:00 | 15:00 | 16:00 | 17:00
•    Duration: 15 min
•    Free entrance, no booking required

Are you hungry? A Grinch-themed breakfast, snack and aperitif await you at the Bastione Lounge & Restaurant.

If you book your stay in one of the participating establishments directly on our website, you can request the Garda Guest Card, which will allow you to reach the Grinch's House free of charge via the Bastione scenic lift.

Would you rather walk to the Bastione? From the starting point of the trail, it's about 20 minutes.