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Colle di Santo Stefano

Ledro
Category
Difficulty
Easy
Duration
0:30
Duration in hours
Distance
1.1
Distance in km
Status
open
Suggested period
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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.

Further information and useful links

For more information on routes, services (guides, mountain huts, shops etc.) and hiking friendly accommodation: Garda Trentino - +39 0464 554444

 

Route info
Easy
Route number
Distance
1,1 km
Duration
30 min
Altitude difference (+)
33 m
Altitude difference (-)
33 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
730 m
Lowest point
697 m
Suggestions

In the summer months the museum (Museo Garibaldino e della Grande Guerra)  in the village offers the chance to learn more about the history of Bezzecca and Valle di Ledro.

Safety guidelines

The telephone number for the emergency services is 112.

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.

Punto di partenza
Bezzecca
Directions

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.

public transportation

Valle di Ledro is connected to Riva del Garda by the intercity bus line 214 (Riva-Valle di Ledro-Storo).

Up-to-date information on timetables and routes.

 

How to get there

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

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Where to park

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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