Bike Touring Highlight
From this vantage point you can see the fortress Wohlgemuth, which is a little further north. It stands on a rocky hill and towers high above the Adige Valley. The fortress was built between 1850 and 1851. It was named after the Austrian General Wohlgemuth.Apart from the view of the fortress, the viewpoint offers a wonderful view of the Adige Valley.
December 27, 2017
Festung Wohlgemuth, (or Forte Rivoli from the name of neighboring Rivoli Veronese) is a fortress that dominates the Adige river and its narrow valley from a height.
It was built in the mid-1800s by the general of the Austro-Hungarian army Radetzky - realizing an extensive defensive system - to protect communications from Verona and the Veneto (then under Austrian rule) to the North.
When the Veneto passed to Italy at the end of the Wars of Independence, the fort changed its name to Forte Rivoli, underwent structural changes and extensions, and its artillery pieces were oriented towards the north, towards the new Italian-Austrian border. .
Currently it no longer has any military function, but hosts exhibitions and museums, which can be visited on Sundays or by reservation.Reworked by Wikipedia: it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forte_Rivoli
January 3, 2017
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