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780. DOS DE PREGHEN - LOCCA (All Mountain)
Riva del Garda, Ledro
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After the bucolic landscapes of Val Concei, the road gets up to Malga Trat and Rifugio Pernici, one hairpin curve after the other. The descent, technically a bit more demanding, unfolds through the fields and pastures that overlook the village of Locca. 

During the Great War, Trat was a strategic area for the control of Val Concei. For this reason it was heavily fortified by the Austrian army. Rifugio Pernici was thus first built as an Austrian barracks for the Kaiserjäger and Standschützen (i.e. infantrymen and artillerymen) serving along the Ledro front. 

Further information and useful links

Further information on www.vallediledro.com 

Route info
22,9 km
Activity time
3 h 00 min
1.078 m
1.078 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Highest point
1.598 m
Lowest point
661 m

On the way down, the church of Locca, located on a particularly sunny hill, provides a perfect viewpoint over Val Concei.

Also suited to E-MTBs.

Safety guidelines

On the way down, please be particularly mindful of hikers.

Part of the path between Doss the Preghen and the forestry road to Locca is a bit rough. 

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Punto di partenza
Pieve di Ledro

Follow the cycling path towards Bezzecca. At the playground turn right, cycle through the village and turn into Via Lamarmora. After the football pitch turn left. Pedal along country lanes to Lenzumo. At the public weighing-machine turn right towards Malga Trat. Pedal to Bocca Trat and Rifugio Pernici. Get back to the malga along the same route and, on the way down, turn left onto the forestry road leading to Doss de Preghen. After a while take the path to the right, which soon joins the forestry road to Locca. Turn into Via Delio Brigà and cycle back to Pieve along the old asphalt road now closed to traffic.

public transportation

Trentino Trasporti

There: 214 bus Riva del Garda - Pieve di Ledro 
And back: 214 bus Pieve di Ledro - Riva del Garda

Further information and timetable

How to get there

Exit the A22 motorway at Rovereto Sud – Lago di Garda. Follow the SS240 della Val di Ledro to Pieve di Ledro. Further options

Where to park
Car park near the tourist office.

It is advisable to carry everything needed to cover the whole route in full autonomy (water, food etc.).

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