Where nature is pristine and colours shine.
The Boniprati plateau is an ideal destination for lovers of walks and mushroom hunters (permit is required). Walking along comfortable forest roads you can reach the nearby Malga Table, the malghe Maresse, Clevet, and Clef, where a small military cemetery commemorates the fallen of the Great War. The climb to Cima Pissola, 45 minutes from Malga Table, has a splendid view in any season, recommended for those interested in the events of the Great War in summer and for ski mountaineering and snowshoeing enthusiasts in winter.
Valle del Chiese offers paths suitable for everyone’s needs. Many are the offered options, including those of Val di Fumo, the Bissina Dam, and the Daone valley. To discover them in total safety there are also Alpine Guides and territory guides who organize interesting excursions in the Adamello Brenta Park.
For mountain bikers there are some of the most interesting routes in Trentino. From paths to dirt roads that connect the valley floor to the woods, to the more demanding high mountain routes and the tours for the malghe. Obviously, you cannot miss a trip to Valle di Daone or Val di Fumo on fat bikes. As you cannot miss the very famous ‘Giro dell’orizzonte’ (Horizon tour) or a ride up to Cima Tombea, where the breath-taking view extends until Lake Garda.
Valle del Chiese, and in particular the municipality of Storo, is a paradise for Trentino canyoning. Canyoning here is a tradition, given that thanks to Palvico Canyoning you have the opportunity to swim in the crystal-clear waters and dive between the waterfalls and rapids of the Palvico stream. An itinerary that, although not long, is technically challenging. A fresh and wild environment with jumps, toboggans, and beautiful descents in clear water: a dive to try.
Museum of the Great War
The Museum of the Great War of Bersone is a museum dedicated to the First World War that collects numerous finds. They range from bombs to pistols, from rifles to white weapons… and then again kitchens, camp cots, sledges, skis, sniper shields, original uniforms, bottles and inkwells, helmets and hats, plans of fortifications, and gas masks. In addition to this, the itinerary of the Great War in Adamello, which lets you visit an Italian high-mountain shack for lookouts and the entrance of an Austro-Hungarian gallery used as a shelter and troop warehouse.
The forts of Valle del Chiese
Forte Corno, Valdaone – A structure of great value in the field of military architecture. Particularly impressive are its three revolving armoured domes, armed with 100 mm howitzers.
Forte Larino, Sella Giudicarie – The Larino Fort is still preserved in excellent conditions, standing on a spur that descends from the Doss dei Morti.
Forte Carriola, Pieve di Bono-Prezzo – Built on the slopes of Mount Nozzolo, it was the most modern as well as the southernmost of the forts of the Lardaro barrage, a connection with the Austro-Hungarian defences of the Upper Garda. A new itinerary lets you walk around fort Carriola, from which you can enjoy an extraordinary panorama that extends up to lake Idro.
Valle del Chiese is a true paradise for mycology enthusiasts. The conformation of the territory in fact hosts numerous species of mushrooms, from the sought-after porcini to golden chanterelles and parasols.
For ski lovers, one of the safest and most popular routes among ski mountaineers and also suitable for less experienced ski-riders, is the one that leads from Boniprati at 1176 m a.sl. to Cima Pissola at 2063 m. Spectacular views ranging from the Adamello, to the Dolomites, to the Baldo.
Trentino cross-country skiing also passes through Valle del Chiese, which can offer its guests 2 Trentino cross-country slopes. Two circuits located respectively in the municipality of Bondo, Raggio di Luna Slope, and in Valle di Daone, Le Brume Slope.
For those who do not practice ski mountaineering but still want to experience the thrills that mountains in the winter can offer, they can follow the Trentino snowshoe trails designed and organized for snowshoe lovers. With snowshoes on your feet you can enjoy the snow away from the masses, between woods and snowy peaks! More and more people are choosing to snowshoe along the splendid landscapes, for the tranquillity and multiple benefits of the activity.