Pasubio Dolomites the area of World War I – medium hiking from hut to hut

Pasubio Dolomites the area of World War I – medium hiking from hut to hut

Pasubio Group presents the same Dolomite rock as the Brenta Group which explains its second name “The little Dolomites” They are situated between Trentino and Veneto. On a clear day you can normally see the white beaches of Venice from some of the tops of the Pasubio mountain group. In this area used to run the border between Austria and Italy and this is also where the soldiers fought between 1916 to 1918. We can visit many remainders of forts, trenches and tunnels of WW1. The environment offers meadow and forests with easy paths suitable for hiking. The most difficult trekking follows the traces and trenches of WW1 on the ridges and ledges up to the Dolomites rock walls. The Pasubio Group is ca. 1 hr. by car from Lake Garda and is accessible from May to October.

PHOTO Difficult: easy/medium Duration: 3 days RPa

dates of hiking trip: see our calendar – upon request No. of participants: 5 Price: EUR 210,00

Meeting point: Rovereto train station – at 10.00 a.m. or in your Hotel at Lake Garda

Description: Hiking trip from hut to hut with a very particular historical background in a very scenic landscape.

1st day – We are departing from Rovereto with our mini-van, after ca. 30 min we will reach a characteristic mountain village. This is the starting point of our trekking excursion. After about 3 hrs. hiking through meadows and passing alps, we will reach Peak Col Santo at 2.112 m. which has been of great importance during World War I – ca. 3 hrs. – descent to the mountain lodge “Rifugio Vicenzo Lancia” in ca. 40 min. Overnight stay.

2nd day – Ascent to Roite ridge, following the paths aand tunnels which have been constructed by the soldiers during World War I until we have reached Palon Peak (2.232 m). Ascent to the mountain lodge “Rifugio Generale Papa” (hiking time ca. 5 hrs.)

3rd day – Way back via Rifugio Lancia and the European trail n. 5, (Sentiero Europeo), then following a comfortable forest track until we have reached the parking-lot and our minivan (ca. 4 to 5 hrs.)

Back to Rovereto and/or your hotel at Lake Garda.

What to bring: backpack – water – sandwich – light windcheater – solid trekking boots – sleeping sheet.

Note: for the overnight stays incl. half-board (breakfast+dinner) in the lodge, one should calculate extra costs of appx. EUR 38,00 per day.

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