On the flowering meadows of Monte Baldo, between Lake Garda and the Adige Valley, the Rifugio Fos-ce welcomes visitors who come to explore the Bes-Corna Piana nature reserve and discover why this mountain has earned the nickname “the garden of Europe”. The refuge was built in 1981 by the Brentonico branch of SAT (Association of Trentino Mountaineers) out of an old mountain farmhouse, and is also frequented by many families with children who have here plenty of space and games to play. Open Weekends from December to March, every day during the Christmas periodFrom 20 June to 20 September Before leaving for your hike, always contact the manager to verify the actual opening of the mountain hutWalksThe Refuge lies within the Bes-Corna Piana nature reserve, established in 1972 to protect 150 hectares of Monte Baldo’s floral heritage. The summit of Monte Altissimo, with the Rifugio Damiano Chiesa, is an easy 2 ½ hour walk (difficulty E) via Bocca del Creer. Also from Bocca del Creer, you can cross the eastern slope of Monte Altissimo to Malga Campo then continue via Bocca del Monticello to the village of Festa. (2 ¾ hours, difficulty E).