Wars of twentieth century
Over the years, the Tagliamento River has been identified as an important natural defensive line inevitably becoming a protagonist in the disastrous wars of twentieth century. The town of San Michele al Tagliamento has commemorated what happened within its territory by creating a memorial path that allows tourists to visit the various memorial sites recalling this momentous history.
Duration: about 90 minutes.
Meeting at 10.30am at the park next to the bridge of Tagliamento River.
Partecipation is free, compulsory booking no later than 1pm the previous wednesday.
Minimum number of 5 partecipants. The tour can be taken on foot or by bike.
Guided tour trough the symbolic places of the wars of twentieth century:
BUNKER OF THE COLD WAR
sign of the political, ideological an military opposition during World War II.
WALL OF HISTORY
created where once stood the church designed by Gerolamo D’Aronco, bombed in May 1944 symbolic and memorial place related to wars.
VILLA MOCENIGO NOW BIAGGINI-IVANCICH
It was a field hospital during World War I. It suffered serius demage because of several boming during World War II, this place hosted Hemingway during his italian stay.
If there is enough time, it is possible to add an additional stop:
- San Michele
- Every Saturday
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- Multilingual guide
- Bike ride
- Bus transfer to the location
- Canoe trip
- Free time
- Meal: lunch or dinner
- Overnight stay
- River cruise
- Tasting of local products
- Travel to the location independently