Lake Garda's alpine and excursionist refuges

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The "Malga Ciapa" Alpine Refuge on Tremalzo - The arduous, spectacular ascent to Tremalzo deserves a reward that is more than a mere restaurant crowded by Sunday tourists aboard their cars or motorcycles. Malga Ciapa, which is just below the end of the asphalted road travelin

Lake Garda : Environment and Nature

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The 'Calchére' - In the Trento area of Lake Garda and the Upper Garda area of the province of Brescia, you can still find ancient lime furnaces, called "calchére" in the local dialect, which are usually near a river bank or along the slopes of a valley. There are 124 "calchére" in the twelve municipalities of the C9 Alto Garda and Ledro Area

Lake Garda : Hiking Itineraries

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Lake Garda's alpine and excursionist refuges - From Campione to Pieve di Tremosine
Starting out from Piazza F. Arrighini, take Via G. Pascoli. Beyond the soccer field, take the abandoned stretch of the Gardesana road. Passing the two tunnels, keep left along the road that passes below the waterfall of the Lesine river and gently ascen

Lake Garda : Hiking Itineraries

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The "Sentiero delle Tracce" trail in Tremosine - "Sentiero delle tracce", the Tracks Trail, is a nature trail that winds through the Gardesana Occidentale regional forest, in the community of Tremosine, which is a striking, wild setting along the eastern side of Mount Caplone.
Besides its breathtaking panoramas, the tra

Lake Garda : Hiking Itineraries

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Lake Garda's alpine and excursionist refuges. - To Monte Castello of Gaino. From the square of Bogliaco, you head south, bearing right near a portico on trail nr. 41. The trail climbs through farmland to the village of Sostaga, at an altitude of 530. You'll proceed along trail nr. 21. Lea

Lake Garda : Hiking Itineraries

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Lake Garda's alpine and excursionist refuges - From Gàrdola to Passo d'Ere
Leave your car in the oil factory parking lot, then take the XXIV Maggio and San Lorenzo roads, crossing the town of Olzano. After passing the "Il camino" restaurant and the "Sunclass bungalows" resort, you'll reach a panoramic spot over the lake (25 minutes).

Lake Garda : Hiking Itineraries

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Lake Garda's alpine and excursionist refuges - From Campione to Prabione
Starting out from Campione, along the right banks of the Campione River, is trail nr. 267 of the "Bassa via del Garda" [Lower Garda Route] with a series of steps that lead to a tunnel (15 min: make sure you have a flashlight with you!) and a communication trench

Lake Garda : Hiking Itineraries

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Lake Garda's alpine and excursionist refuges - From Nago to Castel Pènede
From downtown Nago, follow signs for the park and for Castel Penede. At the southern border of the park, near the detour for the edge of the cliff, a small road leads to the ruins of Castel Penede (40 minutes), which sits on a rocky crag and always played an imp

Lake Garda : Hiking Itineraries

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Lake Garda's alpine and excursionist refuges - From Sasso to the Saint Valentine hermitage.
From the square in Sasso, follow the signs for trail nr. 31 that crosses the town and enters a forest along a mule trail. You'll pass a stream and walk up to a rocky belvedere (700 m; 35 min.), with a sweeping view of Lake Garda. Shortly after,

Lake Garda : Hiking Itineraries

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Lake Garda's alpine and excursionist refuges - To Mount Altissimo from Prati di Nago From the parking lot before the barrier, you follow trail nr. 601, which rises and crosses the southeast side of Mount Varagna. You pass Sella south (1748 m.) and proceed to the top of Mount Nago (40 min.). The trial crosses a plateau and leads to the foot

Lake Garda : Hiking Itineraries

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Lake Garda's alpine and excursionist refuges - From Navene to Dosso Spirano
In Navene, a district of Malcesine, between the Navene pension and church is a steep narrow road covered in cement and then asphalt, passing civic numbers 4, 6, 634 and the homes of a tourist resort. Becoming a trail at one point, it proceeds and enters the "G

Lake Garda : Hiking Itineraries

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Lake Garda's alpine and excursionist refuges. To Mount Altissimo from Bocca di Navene. From Bocca di Navene you head north for about 700 m. along the asphalt road to the "Graziani" refuge. Here you take trail nr. 651 (10 min.). Traveling amidst beech and larch trees, you climb up the crest of the Lastè di Tòlghe overlooking the lake to a

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