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Madonnina di Bezzecca

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Difficulty
Easy
Duration
1:30
Duration in hours
Distance
4.3
Distance in km
Status
open
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It takes just a few minutes from the village to reach the Madonnina of Bezzecca, a nice spot with a beautiful view over Lake Ledro. Val di Mulini stretches through meadows and barns. 

Val di Mulini owes its name to the many water mills that used to be the main feature of its landscape. In 1866 part of the Third Italian War of Independence took place in Bezzecca. The fields of Santa Lucia,  through which the cycling path now unfolds, was the major battleground of the Battle of Bezzecca (21 July 1866), key moment in the invasion of Trentino led by Garibaldi. 

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
4,3 km
Duration
1 h 30 min
Altitude difference (+)
142 m
Altitude difference (-)
142 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
775 m
Lowest point
681 m
Suggestions

The Garibaldi and Great War Museum in Bezzecca is the right place to learn more about Garibaldi 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

Start from the church in Bezzecca. We take Via XXI Luglio and we turn right into Via Peluca. We then follow the small path on the left side to the Madonnina of Bezzecca. To return to the village we take the path starting on the other side of the altar. We turn into Via Tovi and we walk through Val die Molini. We cross the little bridge on the left side and we walk past a crucifix. At the fork we turn left. We cross the main road, we take the narrow lane on the opposite side and we follow the cycling path back to Bezzecca.

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.

Find out how to reach Garda Trentino

Where to park

Car park in Via Alfonso Lamarmora and in Via C. Camillo Colletta (in front of the middle school of Bezzacca). 

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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