L'ORRIDO DI PONTE ALTO
Ponte Alto - Cognola Trento
The gorge near Ponte Alto has attracted inhabitants and tourists from the city of Trento since the 1800s. The so-called "Orrido" is a deep canyon carved by the river Fersina over thousands of years. Here, in the 1500s some of the most ancient hydraulica works in the world were built, in order to protect the city from floods. Two weirs give rise to magnificient 40m high water falls that flow through red rocks, thus creating spectacular light effects.
For security reasons, it is only possible to visit the gorge with a guide.
For organized groups (school groups, trips, etc.) it is possible to book a guided tour during the week and at predefined times, by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Children 6 - 12 years of age. 3,00€
20% reduction with Trentino Guest Card
Pre-nooked groups: 80,00€
How to get
You can reach the Orrido by bus from Trento and Pergine. It is also possible to reach Cognola by urban bus from the city centre.
Azienda per il Turismo Trento, Monte Bondone, Valle dei Laghi
Piazza Dante, 24. Orari di apertura: tutti i giorni 9-19
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - Tel. +39 0461 216000