A thematic round itinerary to discover the past farming real life, with some amazing historical and cultural witnesses.
Distance 4.7 km
This easy itinerary takes us to discover the symbols of the rural culture of the valleys Val di Peio and Val Di Rabbi, the mountain farms, original realizations of the mountain rural architecture, and the dairy Casél di Sombrabbi, an ancient dairy used as a thematic museum where you will see all the historical equipments used for the processing of milk into cheese.The dairy Casèl di Somrabbi is a priceless testament of the history and culture of the valley Val di Rabbi. It was an important reference point for its small community, a working place which represented the social and economic organization of people living in the Alps. Thanks to the restoration work carried out by the park Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio, this building was rebuilt respecting the local typical construction techniques and has become a museum where equipments used for the processing of milk into cheese have been exhibited.As symbol of the rural community the mountain farm is quite common in the area of the valley Val di Rabbi and it is considered one of the main expressions of the mountain rural architecture. This kind of construction is perfectly integrated in the alpine landscape thanks to its architectonical elements, which are entirely adapted to feature of the mountain environment.
According to the historical documents this typical buildings are present in the valleys Val di Peio and Val di Rabbi since more than eight centuries and more than 350 of them have been counted in the Trentino side of the park.
Update: May 26, 2020
Getting thereRabbi Fonti can be reached from Malé along the Val di Rabbi main road.
ParkingPlazze dei Forni parking
32T 638607 5140925
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EquipmentThis itinerary is easy and therefore walkable for everybody. No specific hiking equipment is required. However, we strongly suggest to wear hiking boots or shoes and eventually bring some trekking poles.
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