The Ancient Marble Quarry of Ornavasso will be open again to the public from 1 June 2013 and will immediately resume its “activity” with many events and itineraries to choose from.
The first one is a historical, cultural and naturalguided tour of about two hours along the road to the Boden, from the center of Ornavasso up to the Ancient Marble Quarry. Along the way you can see: the Roundabout of the Crucifix, the Parish Church of St. Nicholas; the Sanctuary of the Madonna della Guardia, the Bunker Castle dating back to World War I, and the Ancient Marble Quarry (the visit of the latter will last 40 minutes).
The second route recalls the historical events that have affected the area during the World War I: you will visit the Ancient Marble Quarry, (visit duration 40 minutes);the Cadorna Line and its dense network of military mule tracks, trenches , artillery positions, sighting spots, forts, field hospitals, command centers and logistic facilities; the Fort of Bara and the trenches of Punta Migiandone. continue reading