Galleria di Cavento

Galleria di Cavento



Initially dug out by the Habsburg army, the cave passed hands several times between the Austrians and Italians over the course of the tragic events, as has been well documented by those who fought here.
Ninety years later, a joint initiative between the Autonomous Province of Trento and the Trentino Alpini Society, in particular the Historical Commission along with the land registry of artificial caverns (literally) broke the ice covering this vast underground complex, revealing a vast assortment of structures and relics, which can be seen in the exact position they were left in over ninety years ago, when the last soldiers occupying the site descended into the valleys.
This outstanding testimony, unique for this period of history, has been thoroughly researched also by archaeologists and speleologists, and considerable resources have been invested
Work on the tunnels was completed last summer, and the site is now open to visitors who have some experience of walking at high altitude and are accompanied by a mountain guide.



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Forte Belvedere | © Foto Archivio Apt Alpe Cimbra

Forte Belvedere Gschwendt

The Fortress of Emotions

Castel Dante, the remembrance shrine

The remembrance shrine

The Italian War History Museum

Remember war, build peace

Forte Strino | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Strino Fort

Discovering the White War

The Austro-Hungarian monumental cemetery in Bondo

The memory of a whole generation

Fort Larino

A formidable barrier

Forte Luserna | © Foto Archivio Apt Alpe Cimbra

Fort Campo Luserna

the first target of the Italians

Fort Pozzacchio/Valmorbia

In the belly of the mountain

Forte Belvedere | © Foto Archivio Apt Alpe Cimbra

Forte Belvedere Gschwendt

One of the most beautiful Austro-Hungarian military forts

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Castel Dante, the remembrance shrine

A place that celebrates unknown soldiers and famous commanders

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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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The Austro-Hungarian monumental cemetery in Bondo

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

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Fort Larino

A fine example of stronghold still in excellent conditions

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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 Pozzacchio/Valmorbia

Distributed over three floors, the complex is entirely dug into the rock

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The Great War