The entreched camp of Asmara
Visit to the Austro-Hungarian fortress
Leave the car at the village of Ravazzone and follow the signs up the small hill. Here you will meet the striking remains of the main Austrian defence line, which descended from Biaena towards the River Adige, before heading to Rovereto and Finonchio. Built in an elevated position, the stronghold had the tast of controlling the valley of Vallagarina, which is reflected in its name Sbarramento Val d’Adige-Etschtalsperre. Its importance i salso due to the impressive excavation work carried out in the rock. Here you can see a series of trenches, mostly covered and reinforced with concrete, on addition to some rfle emplacements. A reinforced concrete emplacement. A reinforced concrete emplacement for a searchlight and a large shelter carved into the rock ( a torchi s necessary) also make up part of the complex.