La Fornace del Pio X

14 November 2016

Path Type: Asphalt road
Maximum gradient: 50 meters
Length range: round-trip: 3 km (Round 1 hour)

The excursion takes place over a distance of about 3 km and proposes a visit to the old oven which 100 years ago was produced lime.
Starting from the car park next to the office of tourism promotion Borca where we can easily see the monument “eagle” to our dear Alpine fallen in the world wars and in many humanitarian missions, a few meters and we are on the former Dolomites railway tramutatasi currently on track bicycle and Pedestrian, 20 minute walk to San Vito allows us to get the former Palace Hotel des Dolomites Dolomites Pius X Institute today, the same was constructed in the early 1900s by the Italian Grand Hotels Company.
Needed for its construction of lime which was produced locally in fact, a few meters from the hotel, reached by a small path can be seen through the trees, still perfectly preserved, the furnace used for the production of lime building material that mixed with the sand form the mortar needed for building mortars

The descriptions and journey times are approximate only for the purpose of giving a prior indication, the Hotel is not liable for any change routes, closing roads or trails. Before leaving inquire in Tourist information offices or at the local alpine guides. We recommend using clothing and footwear from mountain

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