Location: Edge of Forum Romanum, directly on the Via dei Fori Imperiali
Today: Still there
On May 4, 1938 Hitler spoke for Germans living in Italy at the Basilika of Maxentius.
The Basilika of Maxentius
Circo Massimo (5)
Location: Between Via del Circo Massimo and Via del Cherchi
Today: Still there
Next on the route was the Circo Massimo, where Hitler might have got out of the car to take a look.
I’m not sure where this picture was taken, but it could very well have been taken at the Circo Massimo.
In 1934 Adolf Hitler went to Italy for a state visit. He went to Venice for two days, where he met Mussolini. Hitler visited Italy again in 1938. This time for a week: from 3 until 10 May. He travelled to Rome by train. In Rome, the king of Italy and Mussolini picked him up at the station. Hitler watched military parades, went sight seeing in Rome and went to Florence and Napoli. In 1943 Hitler and Mussolini met eachother in Feltre.
Rome:1. Roma Ostiense 1a. Via A. Hitler 2. Porta San Paolo 3. Palazzo delle Posta 4. Lombardi’s Fountain 5. Circo Massimo 6. Porta Capena 7. Via Capo d’Africa 8. Piazza del Colosseo 9. Basillica di Massenzio 10. Capitole Hill 11. Monumento Nazionale Vittorio Emanuelle II 12. Palazzo Venetia 13. Pantheon 14. Palazzo del Querinale 15. Civitavecchia 16. Conte di Cavour, Napoli
17. Piazza del Signoria 18. Basilico del Santa Maria del Fioro, Florence 19. Station, Feltre
20. Villa Gaggia, San Fermo 21. Airport Treviso 22. Station Treviso 23. Lido Airport, Venice
Hitler and Mussolini in Venice at what seems to be the harbour, 1934
The courtyard of the Palazzo Ducale in Venice in 2010
Villa Pisani today
Mussolini and Hitler watching the parade on the Piazza San Marco
In the evening of June 15 Mussolini held a speech on the square
The crowd on the Piazza San Marco
The hotel Excelsior today
Piazza della Signoria - Palazzo Vecchio (15)
Location: Piazza della Signoria
Today: Still there When Italy had just attacked Greece on October 28, 1940 Hitler was in Florence to meet with Mussolini. Hitler arrived at the main station and he had a meeting with him at the Palazzo Vecchio on the Piazza della Signoria.
Hitler on the Piazza della Signoria (picture: Het Nazisme, 2007)
The Piazza della Signoria today
Mussolini, Hitler, Ciano and Ribbentrop inside the Palazzo Vecchio on October 28, 1938.
Hitler and Mussolini in Florence on October 28, 1940
Hitler and Mussolini at the Lido Airport
Hitler and Mussolini on June 14, 1934 somewhere in the Venice area
Grand hotel des Bains today
FELTRE (THE MEETING OF FELTRE)
FLORENCE (Hitler visited Florence on May 9, 1938 and October 28, 1940)