ECOMUSEUM OF VAL VESTINO

The ecomuseum of Valvestino focuses on the Alto Garda Bresciano terrritory, between the lombard shore of Garda Lake, the high altitude lake of Valvestino and the Idro Lake in the Regional Park of Alto Garda Bresciano, in the municipalities of Magasa and Valvestino. The purpose of this institution is to ensure, togheter with the partecipation of the population, the promotion of a unique territory in its morphological, historical and anthropological characteristics, through the protection and enhancement of its peculiar elements, such as the natural environment, the traces of history in the landscape, the presence of historical building products, the promotion and recovery of the ancient jobs, productions and local traditions, accompanying the development. The ecomuseum is crossed by a number of high value tracks, scenic and historical, that connect the lake areas by passing on the top of the ridges, through the tracked scene of battles during the Great War, from which you can enjoy breathtaking views. Along this routes you can visit the following exhibition facilities of Valvestino and Magasa municipalities: Ethnographic Museum of Valvestino, Botanical Museum “Don Pietro Porta”, Museum “Ancient crafts: the water mill” ,the Milk Museum, the Astronomical Observatory of Cima Rest and “la Calchera”.