Attractions of South Tyrol (Italy) and Valle Aurina: matchless emotions
Lots to experience around Hotel Schwarzenstein!
The attractions here in Valle Aurina and South Tyrol (Italy) are so many, that one single holiday at the Alpine Luxury Spa Resort Schwarzenstein will not be enough to see them all. In order to help you through the hard choice, we have listed here some of the most worthiest attractions South Tyrol and Valle Aurina have to offer.
The Maranatha Museum of Nativity | Lutago/Luttach
The castle of Tures | Campo Tures/Sand in Taufers
The copper mine | Predoi/Prettau
Here you will learn all about the development of wood carving in history. Traditional craftmanship meets modern sculpture – the very essence of South Tyrol, carved in wood!
Travel back in time and discover the 60 and more rooms of this well-preserved medieval castle. Among its highlights: the armoury, the haunted room, and the vast library.
Together with your family, you can learn about the story of copper mining in the mine of Predoi/Prettau. Equipped with a helmet, a miner’s lamp and a rain jacket, you will ride the mine railroad deep into the mine and its past! Not suitable for people with claustrophobia.
The Mountain mining museum | Predoi/Prettau
The Minerals museum | San Giovanni in Valle Aurina
The Earth pyramids | Perca/Percha
The Enzensberger family’s multimedia collection provides a comprehensive picture of the history of mountain mining in the Ahr valley – a unique experience!
Minerals enthusiasts can enjoy 300 m² of crystals, minerals, and gemstones– from quartz to emeralds!
Behold and admire! The earth pyramids can be found in Perca, as well as several other areas in South Tyrol. These imposing natural masterpieces, the lucky fruit of erosion and specific climatic conditions, are definitely worth a visit!
The South Tyrolean folklore museum | Teodone/Dietenheim
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology | Bolzano/Bozen
MMM Ripa | Brunico/Bruneck
In Teodone/Dietenheim, near Brunico/Bruneck, you can learn all there is to know about rural life and traditions in South Tyrol, by observing old farms from different areas of the region, ancient tools, and everyday objects.
Plan a visit to the Museum of archaeology in Bolzano if you wish to meet Ötzi the Iceman, one of the world’s most famous mummies!
One of the several Messner Mountain Museums created by famous South Tyrolean alpinist Reinhold Messner is in the Castle of Brunico/Bruneck – a most congenial choice for hikers and climbing enthusiasts!
MMM Corones | Plan de Corones/Kronplatz
This Messner Mountain Museum is located on the summit plateau of the Plan de Corones/Kronplatz, at an altitude of 2,275 m. The museum is devoted to traditional alpinism and is located inside a distinctive building with 360° views created by Zaha Hadid.