The Fort Ceraino, originally called Fort Hlawaty, is a fortress built by the Austrians in the Veneto region.

FortediCeraino The Fort Ceraino, originally called Fort Hlawaty, is a fortress built by the Austrians, which rises in the territory of the municipality of Dolcè on the left bank of the Adige.

Passed in 1866 in Italian hands, took the name of Fort Ceraino (from the locality of the municipality is located).
ceraino_piantaCurrently decommissioned by the army, is in a state of neglect.

The Ceraino Fort, built by the Austrians between 1850 and 1851, was called by them to the Lieutenant Field Marshal Johann von Hlavaty in recognition for his work as a military architect. After 1866, when Veneto was annexed to the Kingdom of Italy, was called Fort Ceraino.

It rises on the left side of the Adige on a small shelf at a height of Mount Pastel 236, but the underlying domain of the bend in the river, in the municipality of Dolcè Ceraino in the locality. He had to beat the Val Lagarina Dolcè, Mount San Marco and a part of the morainic amphitheater of Rivoli, crossing fire with strong Rivoli and the Adige below.

After the meeting of the Veneto region of Italy, was ammodernto and improved by changing the direction of the shot, and plugging in the new defensive system built into the Trentino border of the Habsburg Empire. Was used as a munitions depot. It has been discharged from a few years by the Italian Army and was used by the Forest Service.

Today the fort is open from the outside.

The fort is located at a height of 236 m above sea level and is situated on a plateau dominating the valley of the Adige, on the side of Mount Pastel. It was and is still accessible via a narrow military road from the hamlet of Ceraino and then connects it to the Fort of Mt.
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Its construction has been constrained by the uneven rocky, leading him to have an irregular plan.
The building was built entirely of local red ammonitic. The main part consists of a central battery system consists of a casemate directed towards the valley of the Adige with 8 slots for the artillery.
At the side there is a wall that connects two distinct parts, provided with slits. The two parts consist of two blockhouses, one on the north tip of the north-west (with five slots) and one south, which has two slits facing west.

Outside is equipped with a fence that protects the gunner, with a layer of earth often more than two meters. Furthermore, the fort is surrounded by a ditch ten feet wide and deep as many circus that narrows toward the rock. At the entrance there is a drawbridge.
Inside is a courtyard with large tanks for rainwater piping systems with ingenious. The interiors are well designed, with various rooms of different uses: gunner, interior stairs and corridors, storerooms, rooms for officers, etc.
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