The Great War

Forts, trenches and museums in memory of the tragic conflict

Over a hundred years have passed since the end of the Great War, but in the mountains you’ll still come across old forts, tunnels and the remains of trenches, silent witnesses to a conflict which saw Trentino on the front line. From the “White War” fought on the glaciers to the battles to conquer strategic positions in the high mountains. Seeing is believing, and coming here you’ll truly understand what those soldiers went through.

 

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Castel Dante, the remembrance shrine

The remembrance shrine

Fort Cadine Bus de Vela

The soldiers’ shadows

Nagià Grom

Life in the trenches

The Italian War History Museum

Remember war, build peace

Forte Strino | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Strino Fort

Discovering the White War

Forte Belvedere | © Foto Archivio Apt Alpe Cimbra

Fort Belvedere

The Fortress of Emotions

Strada degli Artiglieri (The Gunners’ Path)

The soldier’s rest

Gianni Caproni Museum of Aeronautics

A unique collection of vintage airplanes

Piedicastello Galleries

From road tunnels to culture galleries

Cesare Battisti Mausoleum

A majestic monument

Galleria Paradiso | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Paradiso Tunnel

Shivers in the ice

The Austro-Hungarian monumental cemetery in Bondo

The memory of a whole generation

The Bell of the Fallen

For whom the Peace Bell tolls

Forte Luserna | © Foto Archivio Apt Alpe Cimbra

Fort Campo Luserna

the first target of the Italians

Fort Nago

the Futurists’ war

Fort Larino

A formidable barrier

Castel Dante, the remembrance shrine

A place that celebrates unknown soldiers and famous commanders

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Fort Cadine Bus de Vela

The fort was built to block the road to Trento

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Nagià Grom

The frontline comes back to life in an amazing route

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The Italian War History Museum

In the castle of Rovereto, memories of the Venetian rule and of the Great War

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Forte Strino | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Strino Fort

One of the symbols of a terrible conflict fought at high altitude

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Forte Belvedere | © Foto Archivio Apt Alpe Cimbra

Fort Belvedere

One of the most beautiful Austro-Hungarian military forts

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Strada degli Artiglieri (The Gunners’ Path)

A monument in Rovereto to be explored by walking: at every step, a name and a memory

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Experiences for lovers of airplanes and aeronautics

Gianni Caproni Museum of Aeronautics

An internationally unique collection of aeroplanes and historical relics

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Piedicastello Galleries

The Gallerie di Piedicastello in Trento, a unique and unrepeatable experience (free admission)

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Cesare Battisti Mausoleum

A work by Ettore Fagioli from Verona, inspired by Roman antiquity

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Galleria Paradiso | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Paradiso Tunnel

Bringing history to life through the sounds of the battle

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The Austro-Hungarian monumental cemetery in Bondo

A building of architectural interest where a memorial service is held every year

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The Bell of the Fallen

It rings a hundred times every evening at sundown

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Forte Luserna | © Foto Archivio Apt Alpe Cimbra

Fort Campo Luserna

The “eternal father” that resisted bombings.

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Fort Nago

The main exponents of the artistic movement founded by Marinetti fought here

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Fort Larino

A fine example of stronghold still in excellent conditions

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The Great War