A journey through the culture, nature and history of South Tyrol

Don’t miss out!

South Tyrol has much to offer. Castles, medieval cities, mountains and museums, wind orchestras and Ötzi. And that is not all! Discover South Tyrol with all your senses and across all centuries. We have several tips for you:

 

Castel Cornedo at the entrance to Val d'Ega

The impressive castle Castel Cornedo is situated above Val d’Ega gorge. It is one of the most beautiful and best preserved castles in South Tyrol. The courtyard with its well, external stairs and a two-storey loggia is particularly picturesque. Viewings are only possible in the context of a guided tour from May to October (Fridays only).


Star observatory “Max Valier” and sun observatory “Peter Anich” in San Valentino in Campo

Get an exciting insight into astronomy and take a look at the starry sky and the sun!
www.sternwarte.it
 
South Tyrol Museum of Natural History in Bolzano

Interactive expeditions through the geology and habitats of South Tyrol including a coral reef and nautilus aquarium. Exploring and touching are encouraged!

http://www.naturmuseum.it/en/default.asp
 
Castel Roncolo in Bolzano

The medieval Castel Roncolo fascinates with its unique frescoes and its majestic location at the entrance of Val Sarentino near Bolzano.

https://www.runkelstein.info/home-english
 
Museion - Museum for Modern Art in Bolzano

Contemporary art and special exhibitions in a futuristic building in the heart of Bolzano’s historic city centre.

 www.museion.it
 
South Tyrolean archaeology museum in Bolzano

Ötzi – the legendary ice mummy and original finds on three floors. Visitors to South Tyrol should not miss this!

http://www.iceman.it/en/
 
Bee museum on Renon

Discover all about bees and bee-keeping at one of Renon’s oldest farms. Includes an education trail

 

The gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle near Merano

80 landscaped gardens with plants from all over the world. A unique mixture of botanical gardens and adventure world. The history of tourism in South Tyrol is showcased in a highly original way in the Touriseum in the castle.

https://www.trauttmansdorff.it/en/the-gardens-of-trauttmansdorff-castle.html
 

Prösels Castle in Fiè

A wonderfully preserved medieval castle with magnificent rooms, knight’s hall and collection of arms and armoury. 

http://schloss-proesels.seiseralm.it/en/castle/welcome.html
 
Augustinian monastery Abbazia di Novacella near Bressanone

Impressive monastery complex with pinacotheca and famous library hall, cloister, monastery garden and monastery winery.

https://www.kloster-neustift.it/en/

 

MMM Firmian - Firmiano Castle near Bolzano

Historic castle complex with museum on the topic of mountain and people by South Tyrolean extreme mountaineer Reinhold Messner.

http://www.messner-mountain-museum.it/en/

Holiday region Val D'Ega | Nova Levante | Carezza

Perfect for holidays in South Tyrol