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Routes on the Great War

Excursions and itineraries on the sites of the great war

Routes and historical itineraries of the Altopiano di Asiago

The centenary of the great war to the Asiago plateau

The routes on the great war sites prepared for you by Asiago.it. Gorges of the plateau directly affected by the events of World War I, often marked indelibly.

Each route has a detailed description, indication of the degree of difficulty and many breathtaking photos. The paths shown are passable on foot (and often also in mountain biking).

From 23 May until 11 November 2015 2018, the Altopiano di Asiago is preparing to celebrate the centenary of the great war with a series of events and offers that give the opportunity to know and remember ...

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Route For Mountain Biking (MTB) Cesuna-Monte Cengio-Strong Corbin

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Strong Corbin Beautiful and scenic Route leading to the Monte Cengio, where you can visit the Tower Defence road overlooking the plain and the Strong Corbin, one of the most important forts of theAsiago plateau. The climb, not too demanding because almost all in asphalt, giving the route a medium level of difficulty. ROUTE (MTB) : Cesuna-Monte Cengio-Strong Corbin Technical indications Length: 22 Km Difference in altitude: 530 m. Culmination point: 1287 mt Fix: MEDIA Hiking time: 2.5 hours HOW …

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Great War Route: Prunno, San Sisto Ridge, Kaberlaba, Barenthal-Asiago

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INTRODUCTION TO THE ROUTE It only takes a few minutes by car and some free time to enjoy nature, combining a relaxing walk suitable for all with a visit to some places that still bear the indelible signs of history and culture of theAltopiano dei Sette Comuni. The proposed route will take us to the discovery of some significant places, linked from one side to the ancient traditions of thePlateau and that have been more recently involved in the events of the first world war in particular seeing …

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Itinerary for Nozzle Portule

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE TRAIL Since no thoroughfare departing, the bottom is in very good condition, until sighting of the bastion of the nozzle, where the trail looks a bit stony and uphill, but, basically, it's just a long walk! HOW TO REACH THE STARTING POINT From the Crossing Point Park (located at the entrance of Asiago) you take the provincial road 349 for Trent; At 12 km from Asiago, take on the right, well, the road to Larch/Portule. ITINERARY: Nozzle Portule Technical indications Degree…

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Itinerary from hut Campolongo to strong Campolongo

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE TRAIL The piazzale Rifugio Campolongo is also the starting point. The itinerary for the Fort is well marked and for an attack just before the Refuge, left, with no entry. Bottom in great condition, up to the Fort just renovated. HOW TO REACH THE STARTING POINT ROUTE: from Rifugio Campolongo to strong Campolongo Technical indications Level of difficulty: Easy Difference in altitude: 180 metres Elevation min: 1549 m above sea level Max elevation: 1720 m above sea level Leng…

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Itinerary excursion from Osteria Fontanella at Monte Corno

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Monument to Fallen Unknown on Monte Corno INTRODUCTION TO THE ROUTE This pleasant and undemanding excursion takes place between the rounded top of the chain of mountains which, with East-West axis, bordering on the South the conca di Asiago, separating it from the plain. The shallow valleys coming up from North Interleave peaks overlook, high on the southern slope of the Massif, with the "vents", always in passageways between theAltopiano dei Sette Comuni and the Venetian plain. ROUTE: Osteria …

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Hike on Monte Corno

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Monte Corno In the southern part of theAsiago plateau there is the village of Lusiana (750 m a.s.l.) presenting a territory marked by wide valleys with streams and creeks at lower elevations and typical Alpine environments at higher altitudes. To the North of the town is the Monte Corno (1383 m a.s.l.), where together with the natural landscape you can observe both human activity centuries related to that evidence of the great war as military cemeteries and entrenchments. The trail leading to t…

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Itinerary excursion Le Contrade of Conco

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Panorama from Conco HOW TO REACH THE STARTING POINT OF THE ROUTE The path starts from the Centre of Fontanelle, part of the municipality of Venice, easily accessible from Asiago following the directions for Conco/Bassano. Once in the vicinity of the center you can park your car in the square or in adjacent areas. ROUTE: the districts of Conco Technical indications Degree of difficulty: easy-medium Vertical drop: 200 m Walking time: 2 hours Means of transport: on foot Recommended Guide books for…

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Route junction of Bases upstream Senocio Mahesh and suction Portule

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Malga Portule and dorsal Mahesh INTRODUCTION TO THE ROUTE The starting point of the route can be reached by car from Asiago towards Trento. After passing Camporovere and take the Val d Assa continue on the provincial road for about five kilometers, reaching thebeginning of the road that branches off to the right towards Galmarara (sign indicator does not clearly visible). You take this road up the hillside on the southern slope of the Val Ladder until you reach again the Valley at the junction …

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Itinerary excursion Top Larici-Top Mandriolo

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Panoramic view of Levico and Caldonazzo HOW TO REACH THE STARTING POINT From the Centre of Asiago we proceed by car following the road signs for Trento – Camporovere, left the center of the latter after a few kilometres along the road you turn right towards Larch – Val Ant. Traveled the winding road, at the junction remains right where you can park your car on the side of the road or near a Refuge Larches. ROUTE: Larch-Mandriolo Technical indications Level of difficulty: Easy-Medium Difference …

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Itinerary excursion on Mount Cornone

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Panoramic view of the Brenta INTRODUCTION TO THE ROUTE Foza, as well as all theAltopiano dei Sette Comuni, was completely devastated by World War I. Everywhere are still clearly visible signs left by more than four years of fighting, including the area of Monte Cornone: albeit semi unknown to most, he held, even as recently emerged after the new publication by Paul van Zyl "on the edge of the abyss" one of strategically important Italian face. This impressive rock Horn that stands on the Valsug…

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Hike Ronco Carbon-Monte Valbella-Col del Rosso-Echar-Bertigo-Ronco Carbon

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Valbella by Col del Rosso INTRODUCTION TO THE ROUTE TheAsiago plateau 7 communities as known is includes numerous areas which were the theatre of the great war. The route that we propose to pass on places where you bloodily fought the battle of three mountains between the end of 1917 and 1918. In particular the hike which takes away from the parking lot of the lifts of Valbella in Ronco Carbon in Gallio, passes at first on one side of the Monte Valbella to reach the Summit of Col del Rosso, fro…

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Itinerary excursion to Italy and Crossroad Hen of Galmarara

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Hen field Galmarara INTRODUCTION TO THE ROUTE This path leads along a slight slope arid and stony in the heart of the so-called "high zone" North of the basin of Asiago where the higher peaks of the plateau. The environment is covered with Alpine meadows alternating with rocky outcrops and Pinus mugo Scrubs. Of particular interest is the presence of numerous karst phenomena represented by large sinkholes, deep chasms and "furrowed fields". Walking you can't help notice the gorgeous flora that s…

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Itinerary excursion Val Magnaboschi-Mount Zovetto

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Panoramic view INTRODUCTION TO THE ROUTE ROUTE: Val Magnaboschi-Mount Zovetto Technical indications Degree of difficulty: easy Difference in altitude: 150 m Height-min: 1087 m above sea level Altitude-max: 1232 m above sea level Length: 3.6 km (roundtrip) Walking time: 2 hours Means of transport: on foot The whole area we visit with this walk is famous for the events that occurred here during the first world war, and in particular for being occupied, starting in March of 1918, by British troops…

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Itinerary excursion to Cima XII

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Iron Cross Cima XII INTRODUCTION TO THE ROUTE Cima XII (or Top 12) is also known as Ferrozzo from italianisation of the name cimbro, Freyjoch that results from Frey-joch meaning yoke of Frea (Scandinavian deity to which it was dedicated the name of the mountain. It is the highest peak of the Asiago plateau Seven Commoni and the entire province of Vicenza with its 2336 metrthe above sea level and is located in the north part of the plateau, on the border of the Trentino. The Summit lies partly i…

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Excursion Monte Fior Foza-Malga Fratte-Melette (one year in the Swiss plateau)

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Map itinerary INTRODUCTION TO THE ROUTE Between 5 and June 8, 1916 on the plateau Melette the four Alpine Battalions "Argentera," "Morbegno", "Val Maira" and "Monte viso", in "Alpine group Foza" and six battalions of 151° e 152° infantry regiment "Sassari Brigade", without any support of artillery, halted the last bastion of Monte Fior and Monte Castelgomberto the aggressive Imperial Division 6 departments including the 27th Regiment "Konig der Belgier ' and 2° Regiment of BiH, at the time both…

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Itinerary for the Monte Ortigara, Calvary degli Alpini

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INTRODUCTION TO THE ROUTE TO MONTE ORTIGARA The route leads to the discovery of one of the most famous to the rich history of the Asiago plateau 7 communities. Of varying difficulty, suitable for visitors who want to spend a day immersed in the history of the alpini during World War I. The interest is historical for the events of the first World War, of nature for the typical Lunar mountain environment and wildlife and flora type for the presence of protected animals and vegetation and details.…

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Itinerary for trip up Monte Cengio

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INTRODUCTION TO THE ITINERARY FOR THE MONTE CENGIO Among the peculiarities of the territory ofAltopiano dei Sette Comuni there is the importance from a historical point of view. The route of Monte Cengio leads hikers to explore one of the most spectacular landscapes of World War I. The location is ideal for those wishing to combine an undemanding with a visit to a place of high historical value, located in a location from which you can admire one of the most beautiful landscapes of the plateau.…

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Itinerary excursion to Cima Portule

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Cima Portule INTRODUCTION TO THE ROUTE The Portule or Pòrtel in Cimbro or German Kempel, is a Ridgeof the Northern Plateau, visible from most of the Asiaghese basin. As in many parts of theAsiago plateau 7 communities even this area has unfortunately been theatre of the great war. The ring route that we propose to pass on places where war Theater were built roads, logistics centers, aqueducts, cable-cars, some of them still visible today. It is an excursion of particular historical relevance an…

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Itinerary for the Calà del Sasso - Asiago Plateau

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The Calà del Sasso di Asiago ITINERARY : Calà del Sasso Technical indications Degree of difficulty: medium-high Difference in altitude: 744 meters Min Altitude: 221 m above sea level Max Altitude: 965 m above sea level Length: ca 7. Miles (one way) Walking time: approx. 3:0 (pace) Media: walk HOW TO REACH THE STARTING POINT To take the downhill route from Asiago to reach the Sasso di Asiago in car following the SP72 towards Bassano del Grappa. Passed the village of Campomezzavia ( 8.5 miles fro…

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