At just a short distance from the historic Via Claudia Augusta
at the entrance to the Stelvio National Park
, lies the locality of Prato allo Stelvio. Situated between Coira Castle, Glorenza
, Malles and the Tschenglsburg Castle,
Prato allo Stelvio typifies the natural variety and rich cultural heritage that makes South Tyrol so unique.
Even today, there numerous churches that showcase this heritage, such as the Romanesque church of S. John
dating back to the 13th Century, the church of S. George in Agumes
(built between the 13th and 15th centuries with further additions in the 17th Century) and the Chapel of the Sacred Heart of Agumes.
Even castles and forts such as the 13th century Montechiaro Castle
, or the taverns and hospices providing food and shelter for pilgrims and travellers, testify to the turbulent history of the region.
Guided tours of art history in Prad am Stilfserjoch