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Cembra to Calliano

Battle Name : Cembra to Calliano

Date(s) : 02 November 1796 - 07 November 1796

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French Revolutionary War , Napoleon's Italian Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [ Austrian ] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


A series of 'battles' in the area to the northeast of Lake Garda. Davidovich's arm of the Austrian pincer forced back the French under Vaubois. Although many of the Austrians were raw recruits they were well lead in a series of flanking moves which kept the French destabilised. Losses were significant on both sides.


Two villages to the northeast of Lake Garda. Cembra about 19 miles northnortheast of Calliano both in the vallay of the river Adige.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,400 (41.90%)

Coalition Forces [ Austrian ]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,500 (31.82%)