On the trail of World War I

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  • Culture
  • medium
  • San Martino di Castrozza / Rolle Pass
Just a few steps away from the Alpe Tognola, there are the Lagorai Chains’ heights, where the World War I took place

Between 1915 and 1918 bloody and harsh battles between Italian Austrian fighting force took place there. The first Italian front line was positioned on the Cima Tognola peaks. Nowadays, on the Tognola Peak you can still find Big War trenches, tunnels and fortifications. An old overgrown mule track goes up to Malga Tognola and then to the Peak. You will go uphill easily finding pumped small lakes and rhododendrons until you reach the top and the first fortifications. Special pickets mark the old mule track. Some symbols indicate a significant historic track. Nearby the galleries, trenches and fortifications there are a number of information charts telling you about soldiers’ life during wartime.

During July and August, the San Martino Alpine Guides organize tours among those historic places. 

Information

Lifts
Tognola
Duration
5 hours

Location & contact

On the trail of World War I
Via Passo Rolle, 21 · San Martino di Castrozza · TN
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