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Walk - Footpath to Benne Fortress

· 2 reviews · Hiking trail · Valsugana, Lagorai, Tesino
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  • Forte delle Benne
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  • / Forte delle Benne
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Easy walk on well-mantained trails around the Colle delle Benne and the homonymous Austrian fortress.
moderate
Distance 4.9 km
1:30 h
161 m
161 m

The fortress is about 2 km from the centre of Levico Terme, placed on the top of the hill overlooking Lake Levico.

Also called Fort San Biagio, it was built by the Austro-Hungarians between 1880 and 1882.

Author’s recommendation

Toilets available at the fortress while the water is not potable; it is therefore recommended to bring along a bottle of water.

Prices:
Ticket: € 4
Reduced ticket *: € 2
Family ticket: € 8
Groups fee: € 36 for every 10 people
Ticket with guided tour: € 6
Reduced ticket with guided tour *: € 4
Familiy ticket with guided tour: € 12
Groups fee: € 54 for every 10 people
Children aged 0 to 6 years free
* Reduced: children aged 6 to 18 years, over 65, residents in the town of Levico Terme, schools
 
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Omar Ropelato
Update: August 06, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
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Landscape
Highest point
647 m
Lowest point
490 m
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Safety information

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Tips and hints

NOTE:- Massimo 15 persone/turno- Adatto a bambini, disabili (è possibile raggiungere il Forte in auto, è visitabile solo il piano terra).- Prenotazione obbligatoria entro le ore 18 del giorno precedente l'attività.

Start

Tourist information centre - Viale Vittorio Emanuele (492 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.013909, 11.296971
DMS
46°00'50.1"N 11°17'49.1"E
UTM
32T 677813 5098158
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Destination

Tourist information centre - Viale Vittorio Emanuele

Turn-by-turn directions

From Viale Vittorio Emanuele in Levico Terme, go up along Viale Roma for 20 meters, taking Via San Biagio on the left.

After about 400 meters at the crossroads on the right, go up the dirt road passing the former Austrian aqueduct and, further ahead, keeping to the left, the Giovannini farm.

Keep going up to the right to Colle delle Benne (653m) on which the fort stands.

For the return, it is possible to make the way down.

For those who want, they can still go down the other side, reach the Locintainer, go down to the lake and go all the way along the fishermen's road until you reach Via Belvedere and go up to Viale Vittrorio emanuele starting point 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Fermata Trentino trasporti Autostazione Levico

Getting there

On the Valsugana highway SS 47 take the exit Levico Terme and reach viale Vittorio Emanuele, 3

Parking

Viale Vittorio Emanuele, 3

Coordinates

DD
46.013909, 11.296971
DMS
46°00'50.1"N 11°17'49.1"E
UTM
32T 677813 5098158
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

The “Il giro dei laghi” map is available at the cost of €2 in the Valsugana Tourist Board Info offices.

Author’s map recommendations

https://www.visitvalsugana.it/it/scopri-la-valsugana/cultura/forti-prima-guerra-mondiale/forte-colle-delle-benne_2208_ida/ 

Equipment

Sportswear for mountain excursion (hiking boots and raincoat).

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Rating

4.0
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Bernhard Weiss
October 29, 2019 · Community
Sehr schöner Rundkurs mit phantastischem Blick auf Levico und den See
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Blick auf den See
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July 13, 2019 · Community

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4.9 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
161 m
Descent
161 m
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