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Photo: Castle Soave Verona

Castle atop Monte Tenda above the town of Soave in the province of Verona, Italy in Europe.

The medieval town of Soave dates back to Roman times when it was a stopping place on the Postumia road connecting Aquileia and Genoa. Soave Castle in the province of Verona, Italy was first mentioned during the Magyar invasion of the 10th century. It was owned by the Counts Greppi in the 13th century, but the castle that now stands atop Monte Tenda was rebuilt and reinforced in 1375.

Cansignorio of the Scaligeri family is said to be the mastermind behind most of this very elegant castle.
The Soave Castle in Verona, Italy has a 'donjon', an impressive great tower, in the centre of three circular walls that enclose three courts. Twenty-four smaller towers completes the structure.

The medieval town of Soave in Verona, Italy exports one of the most famous white wines in the world. The vineyards on the sloping hills around Soave, and beneath Monte Tenda grow the Garganega grapes which are used to produce Soave DOC and DOCG, the delicious dry white wines, as well as Recioto di Soave DOCG a sweeter wine. ... continue below the picture...

Castle Soave Verona

Castle Soave Verona
Photo of Soave Castle in Verona, Italy in Europe.

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Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/80 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 180mm.

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Castle Soave Verona
Castle atop Monte Tenda above the town of Soave in the province of Verona, Italy in Europe.
Rolf Hicker
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