LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Highlights and sights

For guests wondering what to do in South Tyrol, our region offers numerous activities and leisure pursuits for families in the outdoors. On the cultural side South Tyrol has a wide range of attractions and excursion opportunities to offer. The three languages spoken in the region have left their marks on the culture as well as on the history of the region. Thanks to the AlmencardPLUS, entrance to the region’s many museums is free of charge during the summer months.
Looking for activities and attractions near Valles? Let yourself be inspired by natural beauty and the picturesque villages.

Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Falkensteinerhof
Messner Mountain Museum Corones
Monastery of Neustift
Folk Museum in Dietenheim
Sand In Taufers Castle Campo Tures
The Prettau Mine
An Experience All-round The Loden World In Vintl/vandoies
Ridnaun Mountain Country
South Tyrol Museum Of Archaeology
Messner Mountain Museum Ripa
Rodenegg Castle
Bruneck/Brunico
Brixen/Bressanone
Sterzing/Vipiteno
Meran/Merano
Bozen/Bolzano
Innsbruck

Messner Mountain Museum Corones

One of the top attractions in South Tyrol, this is the highest museum in the area at 2275 m above sea level on the Kronplatz.

Monastery of Neustift

The monastery of Neustift (or abbey of Neustift) is an abbey of the Congregation of the Austrian Augustinian canons in Neustift, near Brixen. 

Folk Museum in Dietenheim

The provincial museum for folklore in Dietenheim/Teodone belongs to the ADAC and is considered as one of the most beautiful open-air museums of Europe. 

Sand In Taufers Castle Campo Tures

The castle of Taufers/Tures, one of the most beautiful and impressive castles of Tyrol, located in Ahrntal/Val Aurina, remained as it used to be.

The Prettau Mine

Through the hollow you arrive at the Museum of Mines and you'll discover how the copper was engraved.

An Experience All-round The Loden World In Vintl/vandoies

The museum shows the history and process of wool. From the sheep to the usable product in ancient times and today.

Ridnaun Mountain Country

Schneeberg is the oldest silver, lead and zinc mine operating in the Alpine region and is almost entirely preserved. 

South Tyrol Museum Of Archaeology

Three floors of the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology are dedicated to the original finds and story of Ötzi, the Iceman.

Messner Mountain Museum Ripa

The MMM Ripa at Bruneck Castle is dedicated to mountain peoples all around the world and their culture, their religion and tourism.

Rodenegg Castle

Rodenegg Castle is one of the country's largest and strongest fortresses. You will be certainly impressed not only because of it’s lofty

Bruneck/Brunico

Bruneck, for example, can be reached within 20 minutes. In the town centre at the foot of the Schlossberg lies the Old Town, with its beautiful historic buildings and many shops.

Brixen/Bressanone

To Brixen it’s a 25-minute drive by car. This diocesan town is one of the oldest towns in all of South Tyrol. Next to the many shopping possibilities under the Brixner Lauben, the historical old town is the location of the Brixen Cathedral with adjacent cathedral cloister, the Church of Our Lady and the St John’s Chapel, the Hofburg, as well as numerous churches and monasteries.

Sterzing/Vipiteno

Sterzing, the most northerly town in South Tyrol, has a small but exclusive shopping street with great cafés and a pleasant ambiance under the Zwölferturm, the landmark of the city.

Meran/Merano

The Spa town and former capital of Tyrol, Meran, with the gardens of the Trautmannsdorff Castle, the Tyrol Castle, and the Meran 2000 hiking region is the ideal destination for a day trip.

Bozen/Bolzano

Bozen is the capital and largest city in South Tyrol and offers anything your heart desires with respect to shopping. On the cultural side, the city has a lot of theatres, music, and films to offer.

Innsbruck

The city of the Alps, with the golden roof and the Alpine Zoo.