Cologne CASA SAN GIUSEPPE in Arsiè (Belluno)
The house is owned by the parish of Rocca. The manager of the house is Don Giuseppe Cavallini in collaboration with some parish volunteers (Gabriella and Evaristo, Lia and Piergiorgio). The house is a former kindergarten built in the years 1960-1970, readapted to accommodate groups of
Young people. The environment is sober, essential but well cared for. The latest works done in 2015 inside and outside have made the house even more beautiful and welcoming.
Outside: ample parking, private courtyard and fenced for games (at 100 meters there is the beautiful lake of Corlo where you can take walks of different mileage and various water sports).
Inside: 41 beds (there are no bunk beds, all are single-level beds and therefore comfortable!).
If you need extra seats, you can sleep with a mattress and a sleeping bag. There are quietly another 10 people on the ground floor at a cost of 5 euros per night, for a total of 50 seats.
GROUND FLOOR: a kitchen (equipped with pots, two capacious freezers and 3 fridges, professional gas oven, excellent for roasts). There is no dishwasher, fryer, slicer and food processor. Dining room for 50 people (crockery for 70 people). 2 very spacious meeting rooms. 3 WC-baths with 4 faucets. 3 showers with 4 faucets (usually used by girls). A small closet (with 4 mice, some pallets and brooms), detergents are missing
and various dishcloths.
FIRST FLOOR: 2 rooms used as a bathroom with 2 toilets and 4 showers. 9 bedrooms for a total of 41 seats
EXCURSIONS, WATER SPORTS, BIKE-TOURISM
From Rocca there are many paths that lead to Mount Novegno (873 meters) or Mount Grappa (1775 meters) of different mileage and duration (from simple walks to more complex).
Since 2011, the path that runs through the perimeter of a large part of the lake has been completed (about 8 km, which can be traveled in 2/3 hours slowly on dirt roads and dirt tracks.) A small part is on asphalt and crosses the area.
historical of Rocca. The path is very easy and with a maximum height difference of 60 meters: it can be divided into 2 parts of an hour and a half walk each. With the bus line you can also quickly reach Croce d'Aune (1000 meters), directly in the Belluno Dolomites National Park (about 30 minutes by road)
You can also practice various water sports or directly on the lake (Kayak, canoeing, diving and more), or moving to the nearby river Brenta where there is the national school of rafting and canoeing (4 Km by bus). In any case to access these sports you need to contact the "Ivan X Team" (phone 0424.558250 site www.ivanteam.com).
At 300 meters there is also a rental of pedal boats and bicycles with a bicigrill ("Al Parigi" hotel.) At 8 km the famous Valsugana cycle path begins, passing through the famous stairs of Primolano, a frequent stop in the Giro d'Italia)
The area is well covered by the public transport service.
At 50 meters from the house there is the bus terminus that runs along the Rocca-Feltre line (Dolomiti Bus). In Feltre you can arrive by train.
Even in Primolano you can arrive by train and then get on the bus that leads to Arsie 'and then to Rocca (2.5 km from Arsie') Lago del Corlo seen from the lawn of the house "San Giuseppe": on the bottom the Dolomites- Vette Feltrine Large green space, in front of the Corlo lake
TO MAKE EXPENSE
At 50 meters there is a well-stocked and well-priced grocery store (market da Anna).
In the center of Arsie 'there are 3 supermarkets, 2 bakeries and 2 banks.
The people of the village are very welcoming and well-disposed towards tourists and campers arriving on the shores of the lake for a period of vacation.
Within 200 m. church, bus stop, bar / restaurant, supermarket, inhabited area. Within 1 km ATM. Between 1 and 5 km train station, pharmacy. Between 5 and 10 km hospital.