Following the annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany in 1938, the Saalen-Montal bunker was hastly designed to form part of the Vallo Alpino Littorio system of fortifications. It was constructed between 1939 an 1941.
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Running across mostly level meadows and woods, the bunker trail leads from central Montal/Mantana to severak WWII bunker complexes and back to the village. Its key stops include: 1. Bunker no. 10 – A place steepes in history 2. Genussbunker – Culinary delights in a historical rock bunker
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From West: Brenner Motorway A22 – exit Bressanone/Val Pusteria. Take road SS49 direction St. Lorenzen/San Lorenzo (approx. 25 km). From East: Take the road from Lienz/Eastern Tyrol to St. Lorenzen/San Lorenzo (approx. 75 km) – Montal/Manatana: approx. 4 km.