Fort Ampola, the key of Tyrol


Discover the history oh the fort Ampola and the ancient crafts

The first hypotheses of fortification of the val d’Ampola were formulated in the context of the Second War of Independence.
Built in 1861 by the Command of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at an extremely favourable point of the Ampola Gorge, the fort also known as the “key of Tyrol” served to block access to the heart of the Empire through the ponal road.

In the Park there are also the traces and the history of the ancient forge Glisenti, eighteenth-century factory of weapons and the ancient charcoal, memory of the craft of beginning‘900 and part of the network of the ancient coals of the area.

During the visit, you can learn more about the history of the Forte Ampola’s Park thanks to historical documents, vintage photographs and videos.

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