A unique event day, Forte Ardietti will be the setting for the historical re-enactment of Ponti sul Mincio,
appointment on 4 September 2022.
A day to relive the history of the Risorgimento in Italy, with reenactors in uniform, faithful reproductions and fighting scenes.
The Historical Re-enactment
Get carried away in a typical day of the time, battalions framed in ranks will parade in a tight march
typical of the armies of the early nineteenth century.
Clashes and charges, firing platoons and assaults, duels and heroic deeds will follow.
But not only that, you will be involved in dances and music within the walls of the Fort while the garrisons refresh themselves, you will attend the training and guard stalking.
Visiting the fort in these clothes allows you to see and touch what life was like within its walls.
The rooms and halls of Forte Ardietti will be equipped and restored to their ancient use, from the refreshment points to the dormitories or to the ammunition depot.
The clothes, the explosions and the scent of gunpowder … During the visit you will breathe the solemn atmosphere of the days that saw men fight for the universal ideals of freedom and independence. Past history will never seem so close to you.
How to participate in the historical re-enactment of Ponti sul Mincio?
To access the Fort you need to buy an entrance ticket that will allow you to watch the entire re-enactment. Tickets are available for € 5 at the Peschiera del Garda infopoint.
Throughout the day the reenactors will parade and clash in the fort so you can choose the time you prefer.