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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Cesare Battisti Mausoleum

A majestic monument

Forte Luserna | © Foto Archivio Apt Alpe Cimbra

Fort Campo Luserna

the first target of the Italians

Galleria Paradiso | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Paradiso Tunnel

Shivers in the ice

Fort Pozzacchio/Valmorbia

In the belly of the mountain

Castel Dante, the remembrance shrine

The remembrance shrine

Fort Cadine Bus de Vela

The soldiers’ shadows

Forte Belvedere | © Foto Archivio Apt Alpe Cimbra

Forte Belvedere Gschwendt

The Fortress of Emotions

Caproni Museum of Aeronautics, Trento

A unique collection of vintage airplanes

Cesare Battisti Mausoleum

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

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Forte Luserna | © Foto Archivio Apt Alpe Cimbra

Fort Campo Luserna

The “eternal father” that resisted bombings.

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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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Fort Pozzacchio/Valmorbia

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

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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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Forte Belvedere | © Foto Archivio Apt Alpe Cimbra

Forte Belvedere Gschwendt

One of the most beautiful Austro-Hungarian military forts

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Caproni Museum of Aeronautics, Trento

An internationally unique collection of aeroplanes and historical relics

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The Great War