VICENZA | Arsiero
It is a small village in the northern area of Vicenza, on the border with Trentino South Tyrol. Its origins are shrouded in darkness, the first document that speaks of it dates back to 975. The Romanesque origin of Arsiero can be testified by the name, formerly Arserium, from the Latin arx-arcis meaning fortified castle. Arsiero is dominated by Monte Caviojo, also known as the Redeemer as in 1900, on its top, a large statue of Christ the Redeemer was erected. To the north of the town, in the village of Contrà Pria, it is worth visiting the Pozze di Arsiero, small natural pools, formed by the Astico stream, a fascinating place, surrounded by unspoiled nature, ideal for diving or relaxing in a unique panorama.
FUN FACT: During the First World War, the Campomolon and Cornolò Forts were built, these were military fortresses to defend the Italian border against the Austro-Hungarian Empire.