Vittorio Veneto occupied

Just a hundred years ago during World War I, today’s charming Venetian holiday town was occupied by the troops of the Austro-Hungarian Empire VITTORIO VENETO BEFORE THE OCCUPATION OF 1917 Founded in 1866 from the union of the two ancient towns of Ceneda and Serravalle, at the beginning of the …

Palace Minucci De Carlo

When you visit the oldest part of the city of Vittorio Veneto, Serravalle precisely, you will be impressed by the beauty of a late Renaissance palazzo leaning on street Martiri della Libertà with 9 large and strong arches in “bugnato”. It’s the palace Minucci De Carlo. It was built in …

Dolomites trenches ww1

A road for Austrian soldiers of 1917 It’s a fascinating “memoir” of WW1. Still connects Vittorio Veneto with the valley of the Piave, Feltre and Belluno It was built for military needs in 100 days, by the Austrian Sappers Engineers under the command of Colonel Nicholas Waldmann during the winter …

Dolomites Memorials ww1

Memorials and shrines of fallen soldiers The shrines and memorials of the First World War in Italy are monumental architectural complexes designed and built mainly by the Fascist regime to welcome and commemorate the remains of soldiers who died in the war, with particular regard to the fallen in the …