Theme: Smuggling
Tip: Hiking on the smuggler trails to Sattelberg
When South Tyrol became a part of Italy in 1919 and strict controls were introduced at the border, a business, of which everybody knew but nobody was quite certain, began to flourish. Anyone living on the border could easily be a smuggler. Some did it because of hardship and poverty on the farm, others just because of the allure of the forbidden. The smuggler trails in the Brenner mountains are still accessible today…
Alois Nagele
6156 Gries am Brenner