Castello di Arco - Trentino - Lago di Garda

Arco Castle

Arco Castle is the icon and symbol of the city. Travellers can reach the Castle by travelling up the fortified hamlet of Arco, past its splendid olive grove.
Since the 12th century, the castle has been controlling the Northern side of the Valle del Sarca valley, which used to be often crossed by armies coming from the North and heading towards the Po River Valley.
The hamlet could be accessed by four gates.
The Transfora gate, which used to be a drawbridge, can still be visited today.
The scenery is striking if looked at from the remains of the Palazzo inferore and the Rocca, surrounded by its age-old cypresses.
Indoor, tourists can visit the prisons, the large tower, the bastions and numerous rooms.