On the traces of history… To the discovery of the war facts which have affected Valle di Ledro in the last two centuries.
In the little church of Santo Stefano lies the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The white marble cross on top of the hill commemorates all the Austrian and Italian fallen during the Battle of Bezzecca, 21 July 1866. The trenches date back to the First World War, when Bezzecca was the headquarter of the Italians in Valle di Ledro.
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The information on this chart is subject to inevitable variations, so this means that none of the indications are absolute. It is not entirely possible to avoid giving inexact or imprecise information, given how quickly environmental and weather conditions can change. For this reason we decline any responsibility for changes which the user may encounter. In any case, the hiker is advised to check the conditions of the places, environment and weather before setting out.
From Piazza Garibaldi turn right into Via Lamarmora. On the right take the staircase which leads uphill. Reach the little church of Santo Stefano and continue to the cross on top of the hill. Return along the same way.
Valle di Ledro is connected to Riva del Garda by the intercity bus line 214 (Riva-Valle di Ledro-Storo).
Exit the A22 motorway at Rovereto Sud – Lago di Garda. Follow the SS240 della Val di Ledro to Bezzecca.
Car park in front of the church (Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi).
This excursion is quite simple and presents no particular difficulty. However, we still recommend you to wear suitable footwear, a hat, sun screen and sunglasses. And be sure to bring water!
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