Lago di Caldonazzo

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Lago di Caldonazzo
Caldonazzo Lake 20060114.jpg
Location Trentino
Coordinates 46°4′N 11°14′E / 46.067°N 11.233°E / 46.067; 11.233Coordinates: 46°4′N 11°14′E / 46.067°N 11.233°E / 46.067; 11.233
Primary inflows Torrente Mandola
Primary outflows Brenta
Basin countries Italy
Surface area 5.38 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Surface elevation 449 m (1,473 ft)

Lago di Caldonazzo is a lake in Trentino, Italy. At an elevation of 449 m, its surface area is 5.38 km².

Location[edit]

The lake is located in the valley communities of Alta Valsugana e Bersntol

Sport[edit]

Water sports like the canoe , the sail , the wind surfing and water skiing is famous on the lake . The lake has played an important role; it was, and still is, the "training ground" for Thomas Degasperi , water skier Trentino specialist in the discipline slalom, current European Champion and World.

Events[edit]

Many events take place on the lake, especially during the summer.

  • The most important is the Palio dei Draghi (or Dragon Boat ), a competition between boats driven by many rowers. The boats are vaguely reminiscent of the shape of dragons , hence the name of the race.
  • Every year on August 14 a fireworks display is organised to celebrate Ferragosto .
  • National Youth of canoe is hosted every year in the last weekend of August.