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Strong Verena

Strong Verena
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Strong route Verena

The Dominator of the Highlands

The Strong Verena
The Strong Verena
Scheda tecnica
Altitude difference
400 m
4:00 (3:00 walk)
Late spring, summer, early autumn
Adults, teens. Also suitable for persons with disabilities of auditory and Visual type when accompanied
The path
  • Casara Campovecchio
  • Cross of Civello
  • Top Rossapoan
  • Monte Verena
  • Casara Campovecchio

The Strong Verena was built between 1910 and 1914 at 2,019 meters above sea level, on the top of the Monte Verena, in defense of the Italian borders. Was part of the Barrage Agno-Assa, III sector-Asiago. At the May 24 1915 3.55 strong Verena departed the first cannon shot from the Italian part of the great war which marked the entrance to the Kingdom of Italy during the first world war. It was also the first loud Italian made "silenced" by the impressive Imperial artillery


Going up you may well notice the transition between the upper limit of the vegetation.