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TRENTINO_VENETO 5th - 12th JULY 2014

15 June 2014

Side events: Exposure of orienteering maps in the Highlands

At the Ethnographic Museum of the Community of Foza, from July to September, during the World Orienteering Championships (WOC 2014), an exhibition on mapping orientation will be hosted for the highlands cimbri of Asiago, Lusern, Lavarone and Folgaria.

Orienteering maps will be exhibited from Marcesina plain in the east to Folgaria, Vezzena Millegrobbe in west: Plateaus of Asiago, Lavarone, Lusern, Folgaria a homogeneous area that was interested in the Middle Ages by the colonization of a population of Germanic origin, known as Cimbri.

Historical maps will be also exhibited from the historic city archives, about the mapping of the area of Foza and Marcesina from 700 to the present day.

On this occasion, you will be able to visit the other floors of the museum, with interesting and engaging exhibits on World War I and pastoralism in seven municipalities, the famous sheep Foza to pensionatico and transhumance shepherds Cimbri.

Opening Sunday 6, July at 10:00 am followed by buffet.

MECF - Ethnographic Museum of the Community of Foza

Via Roma 1, Foza (Vi)

Opening July-August: Tuesday to Friday 15:00-20:00 CEST, Saturday-Sunday and holidays 9:00-12:00 CEST and 15:00-22:00 CEST (other days and times by appointment).

Guided tours by appointment (languages: German, English, French, Portuguese).

Ticket (entire museum): 2,00 €.

Organizing Committee WOC-WTOC 2014
c/o APT Valsugana Villa Sissi - Loc. Parco, 3 - 38056 Levico Terme - Trento - Italy
Phone +39 0461 727700 - -
P.iva 02244210221

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