"Notes de Storia te Val Contrin"
Voices from the Great War 1914-1918
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The tragedy of the First World War revives through the testimonies of the protagonists, young inhabitants of the valley driven from their homes and sent to fight to distant and unknown lands and girls who lived powerless the threat of a new front in the Dolomites. From Marino Bernard’s (soldier from Pera di Fassa, with the Austrian-Hungarian Army on the Eastern front in Galicia) and Caterina Pezzé’s diaries, dated 1900, historical readings and concert at altitude by the brass band "Mùsega Auta Fascia".
How to get to Refuge Contrin: from Alba di Canazei, parking near the Ciampac cabin lift, take path no. 602 (walking time 2.00 hrs).