Rivoli Veronese

Rivoli Veronese is a town with 2133 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012) in the Veneto region, Verona province.

The municipality consists of the villages of Canale and Gaium. Neighboring municipalities are Affi, Brentino, Caprino Veronese, Cavaion Veronese, Costermano, and Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella Dolcè. The patron saint of the parish is St. Isidore.


Rivoli is located 25 km northeast of the provincial capital of Verona on the banks of the Adige. The place is located at an altitude of 191 m above the Adriatic Sea and covers an area of 18.45 km ² and an average population density of around 110 inhabitants per km ².


Demographic trends:


  • The Museo napoleonico, a museum that is dedicated along with the same monument erected to the memory of Napoleon, and in particular the Battle of Rivoli.
  • Built under Austrian rule Wohlgemuth fortress, built 1850/51, on the hill of Monte Castello. Together with the fortresses of Monte Ceraino and it served to defend the road between Lake Garda and the Adige.


Important economic factor is the wine, in particular the Valdadige, which is sold under the name Dolcè, Brentino, Rivoli and Avio (DOC).