The Carnic Crossing, also called “Via della Pace”, is a trek that travels along the high altitude of ridges after ridges of the Carnic Alps on the Italian-Austrian border.

The proposed itinerary includes 5 stages which take place in an unusual environment of wild beauty, uncrowded, in intact and little anthropized nature, at an average altitude of 2000 metres. The overnight stay takes place in the welcoming refuges along the route.

The route winds mainly along the border ridge disputed at the time of the Great War 15-18 between the two Italian and Austrian armies and there are numerous points of historical interest that can be visited along the way (trenches, blockhouses, war stations) .

The Carnic Crossing is suitable for expert and well-trained hikers, capable of walking several days in a row on mountain paths, with good psycho-physical preparation.


  • Where: Carnic Alps
  • Difficulty and physical effort: the daily stages vary in length and positive and negative differences in height; the required level is EE (expert hiker). These are daily treks lasting an average of 6 hours (excluding breaks).
  • Duration: 6 days (5 days of trekking + 1 return from Tolmezzo to Sesto)
  • Time: from July to October
  • Meeting point: departure of the Monte Elmo lift in Sesto Pusteria
  • Arrival point: Tolmezzo (UD)

Trekking cost: 210 euros for each daily stage (5 days)

Number of participants: minimum 2 – maximum 6 people

- The fee includes the accompaniment of a Mid Mountain Guide
- The price does not include: overnight stay and half board in a refuge for 5 days; drinks and extras; transfer to/from the starting point and transfer Tolmezzo-Sesto

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