Fortezza Museo delle Armi Civitella del Tronto, Civitella del Tronto

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Looking out above the Gran Sasso Mountains, Fortezza Museo delle Armi Civitella del Tronto is a marvel of military engineering dating back to the 12th century. It's since been renovated, but still retains its Renaissance style. The elliptical fort contains two squares, one used for the training of troops and the other for ceremonial purposes. To get here, walk up the steep Ruetta, known as the narrowest street in Italy and originally meant to keep enemies from gaining access to the fortress. Plan your Fortezza Museo delle Armi Civitella del Tronto visit and explore what else you can see and do in Civitella del Tronto using our Civitella del Tronto holiday maker site.
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  • The fortress is a place of exceptional historical interest. It was one of the last fortresses of the "Regno delle due Sicilie" besieged (in 1860-1861) during the formation of Italy, as we know it...  more »
  • Above the small town of Civitella del Tronto is this large fort, which luckily was not damaged during the 2016 earthquake, and is open for visits. The fort is mostly a ruin, although some barracks...  more »
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  • Molto vasta e ben tenuta. Belli gli alloggi dei soldati e il museo delle armi.
  • La mostra di armi antiche e documenti d'epoca √® molto interessante e aiuta a capire quali difficolt√† c'erano nell'essere al confine tra due stati. L'imponente struttura della fortezza e la complessit√† degli apparati di difesa, le cisterne per l'acqua potabile sono una bella testimonianza della tecnologia dell'epoca.
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