Riva del Garda Bastion

Riva del Garda, Italy

The bastion of Riva del Garda is one of the icons of the town. Built on the Rocchetta mountain it is easily reachable in 15-20 minutes walking along a paved road. The bastion was built at the beginning of the 16th century to protect the town as well as its inhabitants right after the Venetian domination of Riva had come to an end. The building was destroyed in 1703 by the French troops under the command of General Vendôme.



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Founded: 16th century
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Italy

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Mario Zambianchi (3 years ago)
Top location, by far the best in Riva del Garda. Great food and a top top top sommelier, Demetrio, who made our dinner a fabulous experience! Really recommended
X X (3 years ago)
Bastione, one of the, if not the best restaurant in Riva del Garda. Yes, it is expensive to dine here, but you are not only paying for excellent food and wine, you are getting a experience. It starts with, (you decide) a walk up, or a ride with a little cable car. (5€ in the evening up and down) Have dinner with the most scenic views over whole riva and the Lago di Garda. Get served by caring waiters who recommend you wine, the perfect sidedish for your food and bring a good mood to your table everytime they are serving something. The food takes some time, it is well prepared, but the wait is worth it. In the waiting time you are getting (free) snacks and can enjoy the View. If you decide, it's not time to eat, the bastione also has a outside area where you can enjoy coffee, cocktails, or whatever fluid hot and cold is on the menu. Don't miss the opportunity to have a unique and exclusive vacation experience. It's recommended to make a reservation. Due to covid, the restaurant can't provide any blankets and cushions for the seats. So it can get a little bit fresh. Best to take a light jacket with you and come in long pants.
Giovanni Namio (4 years ago)
This is in my opinion the best place that worth a visit in Riva del Garda! The view is breathtaking, starting from the elevator that it goes up to the top of the tower. You should visit even the inside of the ruins. When we finish we finally had the opportunity to meet up Paolo, which help us with choosing the wine and recommended some plates that where delicious! We had the opportunity to take an aperol spritz right in front the bellavista, which is really indescribably
Piotr Idzikowski (4 years ago)
terrible restaurant, they canceled my reservations !!!!! I do not recommend. the manager showed no interest
Piotr Matuszewski (4 years ago)
One BIG MISTAKE , don’t even ThinkPad abolutnie it
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