The Dolomites

Due to their amazing natural beauty, the Dolomites were declared a natural heritage site by UNESCO in 2009. Extraordinary natural landscapes, craggy rockfaces and luscious Alpine meadows give the place a special ambiance. Famous peaks that form part of this natural heritage site include the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, the Alpe di Siusi, the magical Catinaccio group and the popular Sella group.

Due to its charming landscape, the Dolomites region is a popular leisure destination for hikers, mountaineers and mountain bikers - and in the winter the ski region Dolomiti Superski entices visitors from far and wide for unlimited winter fun!

Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park

The Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park comprises a huge area with interesting natural monuments and an unbelievable variety of landscape diversity. Picturesque places such as Dobbiaco, Marebbe or Valdaora, whose inhabitants are very strongly connected to their land, can be found here.

The romantic Lago di Braies is without doubt the highlight of the nature park. It gleams an emerald green in the middle of the woods and invites you to linger and daydream. Visit the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park and enjoy the untouched natural landscape up close.

Sport Metropolis Corvara

A true sports Mecca is hidden behind the remarkable plateaus of Pralongia, at the foot of the Sassongher mountain. For nature lovers, adrenaline junkies and those looking for relaxation, Corvara can offer everything that the active holidaymaker could desire.

Paragliders can float in seventh heaven here thanks to a magical panorama. Hikers can walk through lush meadows on a rocky obstacle course and climbing fans are naturally in their element here. And those who enjoy shopping can find an interesting array of shopping opportunities!

Ciastel Colz

Ciastel Colz presides over the picturesque village of La Villa in Alta Badia. This Gothic building was constructed as early as 1537 and is surrounded by two impressive fortified towers. The castle is also affectionately referred to as 'Gran Ciasa' by the locals, which means as much as 'Big House'.

One of the most well-known castle residents was the adventurer and disreputable knight Franz Wilhelm Prack zu Asch, whose his wild ways and risky heroics struck terror into the hearts of those around him in the 16th century with his terrible nature and his brave exploits struck terror in people's hearts.

The Messner Mountain Museum

MMM RIPA at Brunico Castle is one of five South Tyrolean museums in which extreme mountaineer, Reinhold Messner, reveals the mountains and their inhabitants from various perspectives.
At Brunico Castle, the focus lies on the relationship between man and mountain in terms of culture, religion and tourism. The areas are shown using multimedia resources, such as films and exhibits, from and about the mountain peoples of Asia, Africa, South America and Europe.

Shopping trip in Brunico

Those looking for the cultural and economic heart of South Tyrol’s Pusteria Vally need look no further than the town of Brunico. Its historic city centre with its many cosy cafés and shops invites you to an exhaustive strolling and shopping trip. It is not for nothing that the centre of Brunico, with its traditional houses decorated with frescoes, is known as the most beautiful shopping street in South Tyrol. Alongside boutiques stocked with the latest Italian fashion, you can also find small quaint shops, full of an abundance of interesting things to explore. The “Pearl of the Pusteria Valley” is an excellent address, particularly for arts and crafts, jewellery, sports articles and cake shops.

Ladin Museum

The history of the Ladin people in South Tyrol is unique and very diverse. For several years now, there has been the Ladin Museum, a museum, dedicated to the history and identity of the Ladin population. The state museum, Museum Ladin “Ciastel de Tor” is located in St. Martin in Thurn in a characteristic residence tower which alone is reason enough for a visit.

Nowhere else can you find such a collection of information on the Ladin history, language and culture as in the Ladin Museum. Naturally the arts and crafts, the Ladin customs and traditions as well as their legends also play a large role.. Concerts and special exhibitions are also held on many days.

Museum of Folk Traditions

A visit to the Museum of Folk Traditions in Dietenheim, near Bruneck, brings history to life. A large open-air area contains farms and workshops as well as equipment from bygone eras that illustrate South Tyrol's way of life in centuries past. Visitors can for instance learn how bread was baked or sheep were shorn. The museum also stages numerous events to inspire children, who can view the farm animals or try and guess the identity of the Object of the Month.
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