Event notes for your holiday in South Tyrol
Day-trip destinations and attractions Highlights in the Tauferer Ahrn valley
Museum of Nativity in Luttach
Taufers castle near Sand in Taufers
The mighty castle Taufers is a fortress from the Sirs of Taufers dynasty with impressive defense fortifications. The well preserved castle is one of the biggest and most beautiful of the whole Tyrolean area. Starting from the holiday apartments the castle is located only a few kilometers far away, following a wonderful hiking path or driving by car.
Museum of Minerals in St. Johann
Messner Mountain Museum – “Ripa”
At Castle Bruneck you may find the fifth Museum of Reinhold Messner, here everything turns on mountain people. The aim is to invite guests from other mountain regions to share their experiences with the local rural community. You will admire exhibits from the everyday culture of the different mountain regions and their inhabitants (for instance Sherpa, Indios, Tibetans, Walser, Mongols, Hunza).
Climatic Gallery and Adventure Mine in Prettau
In the disused mine tunnel, under certain conditions, a microclimate develops that is very good for people with breathing problems. The Climatic Gallery is located almost 1.100 meter inside the mountain and is a place of peace, relax and rest.
At Rötbach since the year 1400 copper ore has been mined, which was smelted in Ahrn valley. In the year 1893 the mining operations were stopped. The entrails of the mountain of St. Ignaz mining gallery can be visited by a miners’ train.
The Folklore Museum in Dietenheim
The Folklore Museum in Dietenheim near Bruneck was founded 1976. On a field of more than 3 hectars, belonging to the farm, between 1977 and 1993 almost two dozen old buildings were re-built, which otherwise would have been destroyed.
Church of the Holy Spirit in Kasern
The chapel is located in the back side of Ahrn valley, near a huge rock. In winter here cross-country trails lead nearby and in summer this little church turns into a trip destinations for families.