Latitude: 45,983341 | Longitude: 11,504142
Activities and services
– Mountain grazing is the uphill journey of the livestock to the Alpine pasture.
– It is recommended to check the website and social media profiles of the malga for updated activities and services.
Malga Pozze is a typical high elevation malga, with pastures surrounded by dwarf pine groves that are so dense that it is impossible to walk through them. The orography of the soil is characterized by continuous sinkholes, and the high elevation and the presence of dwarf pine make this malga almost exclusively suitable for goat and sheep grazing. The structures that make up the malga have been rebuilt by the Unione Montana with the use of wood, like in their original versions, using the “Blockbau” technique, with trunks of wood squared at the ends overlapping one another to create perfectly angled corner joints. The entire area is full of evidence from the Great War: in addition to the nearby Ecomuseo della Grande Guerra of Monte Forno, if you take the CAI 839 trail from the malga you will arrive at the interesting site of Monte Chiesa, and reach also Monte Ortigara.
From the center of Gallio, go to Campomulo loc. Then go north towards Campomuletto. Continue for 1.5 km as far as the fork for Malga Fiara. Continue to the left for 2.6 km until you reach Prà Campofilone in proximity of the fork for Malga Bosco Secco. Stay right for about 2 km, up to the next fork at Piazza delle Saline. Turn left and after 100 m. turn left again, and continue for about 2 km up to the fork for Monte Forno. From here: vehicular traffic is prohibited beyond this point.
Stay right for 800 m until you reach the malga.
Do you want to have the best experience in the malga?
When you arrive at the malga, you’re entering the “home” of the malga operator population and their livestock: It’s a welcoming environment, rich with fascination, everything is to be discovered but also respected. Here are our recommendations for you!
The malga operator lifestyle is characterized by hardwork that starts before dawn and continues even after sundown. For example…Did you know that there two times set apart for milking? One before breakfast and another in the late afternoon.
Also, feel free to ask information but avoid going into work areas inaccessible to the public and be discrete: speaking too loudly may scare the livestock and disturb whomever is enjoying the peace of the mountain.
They are passive and docile animals but their size could put you in uncomfortable situations…or somewhat inappropriate behaviors could frighten them and provoke dangerous and unusual reactions.
It’s enough to maintain an adequate distance, avoid taking pictures from too close up, touching them, bothering them or looking them directly in the eye.
If you are with your dog, remember to keep it on a leash and under control.
When you find yourself near some cows, it’s better to avoid sudden movements, walk slowly and without getting anxious. And, if they were to get too close, distance yourself calmly and without turning your back to them!
They watch over the livestock and often offer a warm welcome to guests. Don’t worry: They are not dangerous. Treat them with respect and you will become good friends. If you are on a bike, slow down to avoid mean falls caused by demonstrations of affection a little too… overwhelming!
Those who follow the itineraries and visit the malgas know well how wonderful nature is, with its breathtaking landscapes. This is the reason why it is important not to pollute it with waste that can be taken home and properly recycled or disposed of.
The herdsmen of the plateau and the animals that live there are very fond of tourists who enjoy the wonderful days with walks, fresh air and relaxation… respecting the woods and pastures!!