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The Valley of the Paper Makers

Not on the itineraries of most tourists, but take a day to hike among the ruins of the old mills... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Harry S
Bloomington, Indiana
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Take Your children for an adventure along the paper valley. Go see the interesting museum, let them... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Not on the itineraries of most tourists, but take a day to hike among the ruins of the old mills and to spend some time at the Paper Museum, il Museo della carta: truly a delight. Informative and well exhibited, the artifacts have clear explanations...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Harry S
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Take Your children for an adventure along the paper valley. Go see the interesting museum, let them see how paper used to be produced and why it is so lovely to receive a letter written with ink on original paper. After the „brain food“ have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank huuontour
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Having visited the region many times before, we just hadn't managed to find the time to make this a priority activity when we were here. Boy, have we made a mistake! I've heard from many that this trip would be interesting, but after finishing up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eric L
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Who knew this great museum is 'hiding' near Lake Garda! What a wonderful experience, driving up with a car and then walking around 500 meters to the museum in this green, beautiful scenery. Nice little bar, great for ice cream or cafe :) , together...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank brucexc
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Have a book for taking MTB routes, this one is a hiking path, but it also said you can do it on the MTB. First part is easy and fit for MTB, then you ride on a self made path witch is very narrow. We...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mister p
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I've been to this area multiple times but this was my first time to the Valle delle Cartiere. I was fascinated by the rain forest, mountains and tunnels. I did not go to the museum but will save this for another trip. The trenino that...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank GardaGal0912
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We parked just before the museum and headed up the blue trail which has lots of information boards. It's a lovely walk and very interesting. The only problem is that there is absolutely no signposting so you have to guess if you're going the right...More

Date of experience: June 2017
4  Thank fmck49
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A thoroughly enjoyable walk following the river up the valley past where earlier in the 17 century there had been up to nearly 70 paper mills along the banks of the river. Good information signs to allow a great learning experience, But the walk itsel...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Graeme P
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The walk up to the museum is beautiful in itself. It's worth it just for the stroll. The museum is very informative about the production of paper and they did demonstrations. They have multilingual staff and all the exhibition is translation in Italian, English and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KFitzsimons
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We found the valley when walking to Maderno, there is a lot of history in the area. The views were stunning, the water flowing down. There are two road bridges that cross one still has the old bridge in tact. The story has it that...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Brian P
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