Montorio Castle Ruins

Verona, Italy

Montorio Castle was presumably a look-out post which was once part of the Verona city fortifications and which is first mentioned in documents dating back to 995 AD. It was subsequently rebuilt by the Aldobrandeschi in the Middle Ages and restructured by the Ottieri and then transformed into a fortified farmhouse after the annexation of the county in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. Only certain sections of the structure remain, as four of the seven towers were demolished (as well as parts of the walls) by the Austrians in 1820. The castle now serves as a venue for cultural events held in the summer.

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Via Castello 40, Verona, Italy
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Founded: 10th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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www.tourism.verona.it

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Jhon Valentin Mussati (2 years ago)
Piacevole per rilassarsi tra i colli, inoltre si possono intraprendere molti sentieri che portano un po' ovunque tra Montorio, San felice e zone limitrofe.
Fabioscaligero Veronese (3 years ago)
Situato su un colle vicino a Montorio è raggiungibile sia a piedi in dieci minuti o in macchina. A volte vi si svolgono manifestazioni.
Tidy Eagle (3 years ago)
Cool piece of history of Verona. Roman era
carla n'cho russo (3 years ago)
Immerso nel verde tra laghetti e rivi offre un luogo piacevole alle famiglie per organizzare feste all aperto praticare sport e passare il tempo libero.
Jeff Jackson (3 years ago)
We walked up the steep hill from town today (Sunday) and it was closed! I have put a request in to change the hours open. The walk was lovely and the views stunning.
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