The mountains in Trentino hide big treasures: forests, pastures, streams, flora, fauna and much more. But below you can find special beauties and you can make adventurous excursions accompanied by expert guides for not meet with dangerous situations. Here two examples:
Mountains and the cave
The Caves of Castello Tesino in 960m a.s.l. discovered in 1927 by Mr Da Rugna from San Donato and studied only in 1952. Unique cave of Trentino equipped for visiting it by tourists, you can find it on right side of stream Senaiga with a development of 700m.
Winding inside mountain for circa 400 meters the cave of Castello Tesino with a karsic nature is characterized by stalactites and stalagmites, tunnel and arabesques formed over the millennia.
In cave, in some parts, you can see strange from Ursus Speleus Ros, the cave bear, that lived there in Quaternary period. Trentino has only fragment fossil rests and the cave in Castello Tesino remains unique cave that conserves these rare and precious signs.
Starting point: By Tourist Board of Castello Tesino (Via Dante, 10 – ground floor of town hall) and following transfer by own car to locality Prati Magri. The cave can be visited only with a guide.
GUIDED VISITS ONLY ON RESERVATION with a notification of minimum few days. Entry permitted for children older than 6 years.
Travel-time and difference in height: the visit inside cave takes circa 1 and a half hour, one hundred meters of difference in height on path to cave (circa 40 minutes).
Suggested clothes: warm and waterproof clothes, boots.
The visits take place only on telephonic obligatory reservation, minimum one day before visit +39 0461 727730 Tourist Board/office Castello Tesino
Traveling on road 47 of Valsugana, direction Bassano del Grappa, height locality CARPANE’ of San Nazario, arrived on traffic light, turn to the right and cross bridge over river Brenta , you arrive in Valstagna e continue on provincial road for circa 1,5km e finally to OLIERO –CAVE.
March –October – open only on Sunday and holiday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
May- June- September – open on Saturday, Sunday and holiday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
From 18th June – July –August – till 11th September – open all days from 9 a.m.to 6 p.m.
January – February – November – December. Open only for groups on request 1st November, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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