For Venosta Valley Card holders only: At the Vallelunga „Erlebnisschule“, Mary the farmwoman demonstrates how felt is made and shows some of the uses of this particular type of sheep wool.
The Vallelunga side valley in the Venosta Valley is one of the most unspoilt in the Alps. Using available raw materials, local farmwomen have learned how to make a little go a long way.
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: Tour of the museum and a visit to the monks’ chancel. Decorated with magnificent baroque paintings, it is normally closed to visitors.
For over 900 years, life in the Monte Maria Abbey has been governed according to the rules of St. Benedict. A place of peace and spiritual strength, it is steeped in history while at the same time looking to the future. Several times a day, the ...
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: Learn the basics of archery at the 3D shooting-range at Watles.
Watles, the mountain of emotions and adventures, is the ideal leisure destination for the entire family: with its adventure lake, the archery range with 3D targets and endless walks in the middle of the pristine nature.
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: Spend one hour photographing among the arches of the loggia and the armoury. This is a unique opportunity to photograph the castle interiors without restrictions. We regret that during the guided tours no photographs may be taken.
Coira Castle looks out across the locality of Sluderno. With an extraordinarily well-stocked armoury and its fabulous Renaissance-era arcades, it is one of the best-preserved castles in South Tyrol. The castle can only be visited during guided tours.
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: The twin exhibition towers and the old mill can be visited during this leisurely walk. The guided tour gives visitors some background to the history of Glorenza, including insights about the people and life in the town as well as an introduction to the artist, Paul Flora.
Glorenza is the only town in the entire Alps with its medieval fortifications still intact. The old town walls and gate towers are preserved in their entirety.
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: Witness the transformation from grain into the traditional ‘Paarl’ Venosta loaf.
‘We have been farmers for generations,’ says Alois Burger of the Winklhof farm. Besides traditional cattle breeding and dairy production, he also started cultivating rye, wheat, and barley since 2008. After milling and processing, bread is produced ...
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: guided visits to the Alpine huts in the Park with views of the Ortles mountain. The manager
of the hut will give a talk about his daily life and hosts dairy cheese tasting.
The Stelvio National Park is the second largest protected area in the entire Alps. Breath-taking peaks, lush forests, green mountain meadows and cascading streams flowing down from massive glaciers, all combine to make up a unique mountain landscape.
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: participants are handed a Lasa marble souvenir gift.
Lasa marble is a particularly valued type of marble, the purity of which is in worldwide demand for prestigious works of sculpture. The guided tour through the marble village of Lasa allows the visitor to follow the extraction process production and ...
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: Acarriage ride through the Venosta Valley apple garden with a local bio-farmer as your guide. The tour ends with an organic cider soup and apple strudel tasting in the old farm cellar.
In the Venosta Valley, roughly 2000 families are involved in apple farming, with their orchards yielding over 200,000 tons of apples per year. The Bio-Vill Farm in Silandro has implemented the Demeter Biodynamic farm standard for over 30 years.
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: guided excursions in search of the marmots of the Stelvio National Park.
Discover the pristine Martello Valley by foot: set out in search of marmots and other high mountain wildlife. And don’t be startled in case you might encounter some spirited whistling!
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: secure shooting practice with small-calibre rifles at the Biathlon center.
The Biathlon and the Martello Valley go hand-in-hand. The Biathlon has been held in this pristine valley of the Stelvio National Park since 1992. Since the 2011 European Biathlon Championships took place in the Martello Valley, this sport has become ...
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: six private distilleries and wineries conduct tours through the vineyards of Castelbello- Ciardes, including wine and spirits tasting.
The Lower Venosta Valley is typically a wine growing area. Picturesque vineyards stretch across the valley floor and up to the slopes of the Monte Sole mountain.
For Venosta Valley Card holders only: Discover what humans consumed at the time of Ötzi — get ready for a Neolithic-style snack.
The archeoParc Senales museum is the first archaeological outdoor museum in South Tyrol. Utilizing an innovative and enjoyable presentation, it allows visitors to relive the Stone Age at the time when Ötzi, the Iceman, was still alive.