980 m s. l. m

It is located 10 km from Folgaria, on the upper left orographic side of the Rio Cavallo valley, under the top of Mount Finonchio
It is an ancient rural village of Cimbra origin, which, according to tradition, originates from the presence of a guard post, serving the castle of Beseno.

Guardia is known as the painted town

The name is due to the mural paintings visible on the walls of the houses, the result of various mural art reviews that the town has hosted since 1988.

Multicolored murals peek out from old and new walls along an itinerary to be discovered!

An itinerary that brings to light local traditions, customs and traditions through wall painting and the interpretation of the numerous artists who created the various works.

The town was the birthplace of Cyril Grott, a painter, sculptor and poet.

His works are visible in the artist's atelier.


The town of Guardia is also known for its waterfall, an exciting leap of water hidden between high rock walls.

It is easily reachable from the town in about 15 min. walk in the woods.

In winter, the specially illuminated Hofentol waterfall becomes a monument of light and ice

Guardia can be reached from Folgaria by first reaching Serrada or directly from the Val d'Adige by taking the road that from Calliano - Castel Beseno - climbs towards Folgaria.
After about 5 km, the road that climbs to Mezzomonte and Guardia branches off on the right.

About 10 km from Calliano, about 20 km from Trento and about 18 km from Rovereto.