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Rifugio San Pietro

Refuge · Garda Trentino · 996 m
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Top views of Lake Garda and typical Trentino dishes: San Pietro mountain hut is the ideal destination for bikers and hikers looking for relaxation in the green

A balcony with unforgettable views of Lake Garda, accessible on foot or by bike, just a few minutes from Lake Tenno. Sport and relaxation for everyone in a family atmosphere with typical Trentino cuisine.

In short, this is San Pietro mountain hut, opened in the 1930s by the Riva del Garda section of the SAT - Association of Trentino Mountaineers, at the point where an old hermitage was located. Next to the mountain hut is the small, still consecrated church of St. Peter, after which the hut is named.

Since its opening, the hut has been one of the most popular hiking destinations in Garda Trentino, also thanks to its accessibility. It is indeed possible to arrive by car about 15 minutes on foot from the hut, which is even accessible with a hiking stroller.

The hut is open all year round. However, it is advisable to contact the manager to inquire about the actual opening, especially out of season.

Opening hours

San Pietro mountain hut is open all year round. It is nevertheless advisable to contact the manager to inquire about the actual opening, especially out of season.

Sleeping berths

Number of beds in dorm
16
Number of beds in twin rooms
0
Number of beds in dormitory
0
Winter room
0

General

Year built1931
Families
E-Bike Charging Station
"Accueil Vélo"

Features

Shower

Leisure

Playground

Services

Wireless coverage
Wireless LAN / 3G up

Address

Rifugio San Pietro
Loc. Monte Calino - 1000 mt
38060 Tenno - Lago di Tenno

Accessibility

by car

Getting there

From Riva del Garda follow the signs for Tenno / Lago di Tenno. At Ville del Monte turn right at the junction after the church and follow the road that climbs the slopes of Monte Calino, up to the car park (signs for Rifugio San Pietro). From the parking lot to the hut you have to walk for about 15 minutes on an easy dirt road.

Further hiking access routes to the refuge:

  • from Canale di Tenno - path SAT 406 (1h30)
  • from Lake Tenno - path SAT 406A (1h15)
  • from Tenno - path SAT 401 (2h)

Parking

Free parking on Monte Calino

Coordinates

DD
45.932811, 10.838528
DMS
45°55'58.1"N 10°50'18.7"E
UTM
32T 642533 5088225
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Access trail to the mountain hut

recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 9.1 km
Duration 3:57 h
Ascent 458 m
Descent 458 m

The hike up to hut San Pietro is one of the most popular for locals as well as for tourists for its ease of access, excellent cuisine and ...

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from Valentina Bellotti,   Garda Trentino
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 1
Distance 17.2 km
Duration 8:04 h
Ascent 1,355 m
Descent 478 m

Start out with a hike through the valleys and mountain hamlets of Garda Trentino on little-frequented trails and country lanes and enjoyed the ...

1
from Valentina Bellotti,   Garda Trentino
Long distance hiking trail · Garda Trentino
GardaTrek - Top Loop 2: descent to Lake Tenno
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 2 closed
Distance 11.6 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 678 m
Descent 1,305 m

This stage goes from a hut to the next, from Nino Pernici to San Pietro, touching the verdant shores of lake Tenno and the evocative medieval ...

from Valentina Bellotti,   Garda Trentino
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Recommendations nearby

recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 2
Distance 12.8 km
Duration 6:17 h
Ascent 909 m
Descent 1,762 m

A long, downhill hike towards the Sarca Valley from the thick woods of Monte Calino to the orchards surrounding Ceniga, just beside the shore of ...

from Valentina Bellotti,   Garda Trentino
Long distance hiking trail · Garda Trentino
GardaTrek - Top Loop 3: a long descent to the River Sarca
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 3
Distance 20 km
Duration 7:43 h
Ascent 1,471 m
Descent 2,322 m

From San Pietro hut (1000 m above sea level) to the valley bottom again. Another stage characterized by a great variety of lanscapes as you descend ...

from Valentina Bellotti,   Garda Trentino
Mountain tour · Garda Trentino
On the summit of Monte Misone
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 3.7 km
Duration 2:18 h
Ascent 820 m
Descent 0 m

Monte Misone is a solitary peak on the north-west end of Lake Garda. Perhaps it is less well-known than the other mountains around the lake but the ...

2
from Staff Outdoor GardaTrentino SO,   Garda Trentino
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
Distance 1.6 km
Duration 0:30 h
Ascent 52 m
Descent 52 m

This is a short trail which joins the medieval village of Canale, counted among the “Most Beautiful Villages in Italy”, to Calvola, a little hamlet ...

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from Staff Outdoor GardaTrentino MM,   Garda Trentino
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 9.1 km
Duration 3:57 h
Ascent 458 m
Descent 458 m

The hike up to hut San Pietro is one of the most popular for locals as well as for tourists for its ease of access, excellent cuisine and ...

3
from Valentina Bellotti,   Garda Trentino
Trail running · Garda Trentino
Trail running to Mount Misone
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 19.3 km
Duration 4:40 h
Ascent 1,437 m
Descent 1,436 m

A spectacular view from a solitary peak to the north-west of Lake Garda.

from Staff Outdoor GardaTrentino SO,   Garda Trentino
Mountain tour · Garda Trentino
Hike to Rifugio San Pietro
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 5.2 km
Duration 2:45 h
Ascent 510 m
Descent 510 m

Hike to the mountain hut with the most envied panoramic terrace in the upper Garda.

2
from Staff Outdoor GardaTrentino SO,   Garda Trentino
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.1 km
Duration 4:52 h
Ascent 715 m
Descent 715 m

This hike is all about Monte Calino, close to Tenno. It is like a natural balcony overlooking the Busa, as locals call the Basso Sarca plain, and ...

from Valentina Bellotti,   Garda Trentino

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Name
Distance
Duration
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Descent
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7:43 h
1,471 m
2,322 m
12.8 km
6:17 h
909 m
1,762 m

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Families E-Bike Charging Station "Accueil Vélo" Shower by car Wireless coverage Wireless LAN / 3G up Playground

Rifugio San Pietro

Andrea Berteotti
Loc. Monte Calino - 1000 mt
38060 Tenno - Lago di Tenno
Phone +39 0464 500647

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SAT Società degli Alpinisti Tridentini
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