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Vitipeno/Sterzing, Bolzano/Bozen, Merano/Meran ... – a journey through South Tyrol

The towns well worth seeing in South Tyrol

Besides the towns Vitipeno/Sterzing, Bressanone/Brixen, Brunico/Bruneck, Bolzano/Bozen and Merano/Meran with their numerous sights the Dolomites are definitely one of the most impressive hot spots in South Tyrol. Set off on a journey through South Tyrol! 

What you must have seen on your holiday in South Tyrol

Vitipeno/Sterzing and the Torre delle dodici/Zwölferturm 

This Vitipeno/Sterzing landmark originates from the 15th century, it’s the highest building in Vitipeno/Sterzing and links the old town to the new town today. The tower in the historical town centre can be visited from the end of November to the start of January during the Christmas Market.
Distance: 10 km

Neustift monastery near Bressanone/Brixen 

The Augustinian Abbey in Neustift is one of the most beautiful monasteries in South Tyrol and it is possible to visit it. Eras in art history have left behind their traces on the walls – the abbey church, cloister, art gallery and library attest to its eventful history. Highly recommended: the abbey garden and vineyard that belongs to the abbey plus winery.
Distance: 40 km

Ripa in Brunico/Bruneck 

Ripa is one of the six Messner Mountain Museums that are all worth seeing, where the mountaineering pioneer Reinhold Messner tells his story and that of Alpinism in a whole variety of ways. The Ripa museum is housed in Castello di Brunico/Schloss Bruneck and is dedicated to the topic of mountain folks. Messner’s latest work, the MMM Corones, is not far away on the Plan de Corones/Kronplatz’ peak.
Distance: 60 km

Archaeology Museum in Bolzano/Bozen 

The archaeology museum with the sensational discovery of Ötzi, the glacier mummy from the Stone Ages, is located in the heart of Bolzano/Bozen old town. History, research and development are prepared and presented in a particularly thrilling way here.
Distance: 75 km

The Dolomites – a wonder of nature 

The Dolomites, the imposing mountains in the heart of South Tyrol, were selected as a World Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2009 as a result of their unique beauty. The vast mountain pastures and rugged rocks are fascinating – a day trip is definitely worth it!
Distance: 80 km

The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle in Merano/Meran 

The botanical Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle are one of the highlights in South Tyrol. Exotic garden landscapes have been created here all over the world tanks to the extremely favourable climate in Merano/Meran. Various interactive stations await visitors where they can find out more about the flora in a unique way. Open from April to November.
Distance: 110 km (over the Passo di Monte Giovo/Jaufenpass 60 km)

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