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Riva Del Garda
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. It is also known simply as Riva. People from Riva are known as Rivani.HistoryRiva del Garda belonged to the Republic of Venice, the Bishopric of Trent, the Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy and later (1815 - 1918) to the Austro-Hungarian empire. During the Third Italian War of Independence, Riva del Garda was an important supply base for the Austrian navy and was only town on the lake to be taken by Italian forces. Since the end of World War I (3 November 1918), Riva del Garda, with the rest of the Trentino, became part of the Kingdom of Italy.Riva was the terminus for the 24km long Mori–Arco–Riva railway line, opened in 1891. However, the railway closed in 1936 and the railway terminus has been converted into a restaurant.GeographyRiva del Garda is located at the north-western corner of Lake Garda, approximately 70m above sea level. The town is located at the southern edge of the Italian Alps, near the Dolomites. It is bordered by Monte Rocchetta to the west and Monte Brione, 376m above sea level, to the east. East of Riva del Garda is the village Torbole, bordered by Monte Baldo.Riva Del Garda is in Province of Trento. Our Italy online trip itinerary builder allows you to plan your trip to Riva Del Garda and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
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