Altitude: 716 m

The town

Montevaccino is a settlement whose origins date back to the beginning of the first millennium, when the silver mines of Monte Calisio, also called Argentario, were already known and exploited. Until the end of the sixties the country has remained connected to the rest of the world only by a dirt, non illuminated road, and this favored its isolation, and containment of the population at just over one hundred inhabitants.
Recently, the improvement of infrastructure and real estate development have substantially altered its nature, making it a residential area of Trento. The town has retained the charm of the origins only in its two historic residential areas. Between the two there is the parish church, dedicated to St. Leonard, which was built in 1600:

While in the lower part of the town you can find an old embattled villa:

(source: Wikipedia)

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