Canyoning is simply pure adrenaline
Discover Valle di Ledro, thanks to the several mtb tours together with a mtb guide and after the climb enjoy a good lunch in a mountain refuge and an aperitif with lake view
On Ledro Lake’s shores, Molina is famous for its Bronze Age pile-dwelling village
Molina di Ledro is well-known for the remains of a Bronze Age pile-dwelling village. But also its town-centre and frazioni deserve a visit, as they are built in the local traditional style. Part of the town was actually destroyed and rebuilt after World War I.
When draining the lake for the Hydroelectric Power Plant in Riva del Garda in 1929, over 10.000 piles were found and revealed that this was the location of one of the most important prehistoric settlements in the area. After this amazing discovery, the Museo delle Palafitte museum was set up, to gather artefacts, relics and other material found in the settlement.
And that’s not all. There is a wealth of educational and cultural projects aiming at spreading awareness about life in ancient times, especially to schools. Special mention goes to Archeo Lab, an association specialized in imitative archaeology for educational purposes, based in Molina di Ledro. On Ledro Lake’s shores in Besta, a lovely beach with many facilities was opened in a walking distance from hotels, campsites and apartments.
On the shore of Lake Ledro , Molina is famous for its Bronze Age pile-dwelling village
Molina, on the shore of the fascinating Lake Ledro, is famous for the remains of a Bronze Age pile-dwelling village, as well as for its charming centre and its outlying hamlets, built in the traditional local style.
The pile-dwelling village, which is one of the most important Prehistoric sites in Europe, was discovered on the southern shore of the lake in 1929, during the construction of the Riva del Garda hydroelectric power plant; the water level of the lake fell to reveal an expanse dotted with over 10,000 piles.
The Pile Dwelling Museum preserves and displays the fascinating artefacts found on the site.
Today, there are some interesting project proposals aimed at improving the visitor experience to this suggestive archaeological site.
Visitors can also take part in numerous educational programs, especially those conducted by the Archeo Lab, based in Molina di Ledro, specializing in ecological and environmental education and "imitative" archaeology projects.
At Besta there is a large delightful beach. Visitors can find an array of accommodation options: camping facilities, hotels, self-catering apartments, as well as shops and restaurants.
On the Brennero motorway A 22, exit at the toll gate Rovereto Sud, then on the state road SS 240 to Riva del Garda and Storo.
To the railway station FS Rovereto, from there by bus (39 km).
The nearest airports are Catullo in Verona (90 km distance), Marco Polo in Venice (195 km), Milano Linate (245 km) and the new airport in Bolzano (60 km).