Avio Castle

Passing along the valley of the Adige River there are numerous castles, from when the valley played an important defensive role and was an important transit route - a strategic importance dating back to before the Romans and extending through to medieval times.

Avio castle dates from the 11th century stands imposingly in an attractive location, in a wooded valley - the setting is a large part of the special apppeal of Castello di Avio.

The sturdy fortified walls enclose an open courtyard-garden area running up the hill,five towers, a dominant tall round keep, and a small baronial palace squeezed within the walls. Inside the keep, the Chamber of Love includes some quality frescoes.
(from: http://www.italythisway.com/places/castello-di-avio.php)

View More »

Copyright: Claudio-agostini
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10984x5492
Uploaded: 13/03/2012
Updated: 11/09/2014


Tags: castello avio sabbionara
comments powered by Disqus

Mathias Kuhn
Monte Baldo Largo Di Garda
Tomás Manta
Italy, Malcesine, Monte Baldo
Ruediger Kottmann
Lake Garda - View from Monte Baldo
Mathias Kuhn
Monte Baldo
Fabrizio Pedrazza
monte baldo
Vil Muhametshin
View over Lago di Garda from Monte Baldo, Lombardia, Italy
Rafael DeVill
View point at Monte Baldo
Frank Ellmerich
Monte Baldo Gardasee, Frank Ellmerich
Mathias Kuhn
Monte Baldo Aussichtsplattform
Frank Ellmerich
Monte Baldo, Frank Ellmerich
Ruediger Kottmann
Malcesine - Piazza Cavour
Tomás Manta
Italy, Malcesine, Castello Macesine Tower
luis davilla
Christian Kleiman
Petit Eiffel Kiosk at Champ de Mars Garden
Thang Bui
Sapa Market 1st Floor Sapa
luis davilla
Schweppes neon in gran via. madrid
Arroz Marisco
Lajas - A Cathedral Built inside a Gorge
Gregory Panayotou
The Tree & The Sunset
Teake van Popta
Broad Peak basecamp and K2
Teake van Popta
stoomgemaal Cruquius
Vasilis Triantafyllou
Spinalonga Fortress Island Crete Greece
Marcio Cabral
Wild Flowers at New Moon
Ronald Tichelaar
Sunset at Loch Coruisk
David Rowley
Seal Pups At Wharariki Beach
Molin de Lorenzo - Molina di Fumane
Fort Verle - Vezzena
Pyramids of Segonzano
Canale di Tenno - borgo medievale
Christmas markets
Sigurtà Park - small lakes with flowers
Lessinia - Gorgusello
Vegetal cathedral - Cattedrale vegetale
Sella Valley with snow - Val di Sella con la neve
Koninginnedag al Vondelpark
Sigurtà Park - eremo hill
360 from the car at Vezzena Pass
More About

Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol consists of two provinces: Trento and Bolzano-Bozen. The region was part of Austria-Hungary (and its predecessor, the Austrian Empire) from 1815 until its annexation by Italy in 1919. Together with the Austrian state of Tyrol it is represented by the Euroregion Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino.More informations on Wikipedia