Guide Altopiano

Monte Fior and Castelgomberto

Monte Fior and Castelgomberto
340 7347 864Go to the contentsBook

Itinerary Monte Fior and Castelgomberto

The "key" of Italy

Monte Fior and Castelgomberto
Monte Fior and Castelgomberto
Scheda tecnica
Altitude difference
350 m
5:00 (4:00 walk)
Late spring, summer, early autumn
Adults, teens. Also suitable for persons with disabilities of auditory and Visual type when accompanied
The path
  • Foza
  • Monte Meletta
  • Monte Fior
  • Monte Castelgomberto
  • Malga Lora
  • Foza

In may 1916 the Austrian offensive of spring, better known as Strafexpedition, invested thePlateau of "seven towns". Between 5 and 8 June 1916 he fought the first battle of Melette. Four Alpine Battalions "Argentera," "Morbegno", "Val Maira" and "Monte viso", in "Alpine group Foza" and six battalions of 151° e 152° infantry regiment of the "Brigade Sassari", no artillery support, was arrested on the last bastion of Monte Fior and Monte Castelgomberto the aggressive Imperial Division 6 departments, including 27° Regiment "Konig der Belgier' and 2° Regiment of Bosnia.

The second battle was fought from 14 to 17 and the Melette from 22 to 23 November 1917. The Austro-Hungarian attack, launched the 3-5 December 1917, forced the Italian regiments back further South on the line of the "three mountains".


Significant is the karst type, and the abundant variety of rare species of flora.