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Under the title TOP 10 we would like to introduce you to ten of the most interesting highlights to see in the cultural region Val Venosta, which characterize the valley and are always worth a visit. Click on the VAL VENOSTA TOP 10 and be inspired!
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    The Resia/Reschen Lake

    The lake is adorned with a Romanesque church tower, a symbol of the Val Venosta cultural region. It is a paradise for hikers, fishermen, bikers and surfers during the summer, and a top spot for ice skaters,snow kiters and cross country skiing in the winter.
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    The Adige/Etsch cycle trail

    The old Roman trade route Via Claudia Augusta, which crossed the Alps at the Resia Pass, runs through the Val Venosta. The 80km-long Etschradweg - with its unique Bahn&Bike service - traces the old route and is a very popular cycle trail.
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    The Val Venosta/Vinschger train

    The Venosta Valley train with panoramic windows and a spacious interior for luggage and bikes is one of the most modern regional trains in Europe. It runs quietly through the valley from Merano/Meran to Malles/Mals, along the "sun mountain" with its vineyards, and past the marble village of Lasa/Laas and the Tarces hill.
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    Coira/Churburg Castle

    The Coira Castle near Sluderno/Schluderns is one of the most impressive renaissance castles in the Alps. It was first officially mentioned under this name in 1256. The castle boasts a significant armor and weapons collection, as well as artistic gems like the Jacob Chapel, the Jacob Room and arcades.
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    Glorenza/Glurns

    The small medieval town of Glorenza with its perfectly preserved historical walls is one of the most beautiful places in this countryside. The town below the mystic Tarces hill has a rich history. Today, Glorenza is a meeting point for artists and a popular spot for movie productions.
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    The Ortler Skiarena

    There are 6 family ski resorts in the Val Venosta: Solda/Sulden and Trafoi and the Stelvio National Park, Watles in the Sesvenna Group, Belpiano/Schoeneben, Malga S. Valentino/Haider Alm and Maseben around Resia/Reschen. The resorts make up the Ortler Skiarena and can be enjoyed using just one ski pass.
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    Stelvio/Stilfserjoch Road and National Park

    The panoramic pass road starting from Trafoi in the Stelvio National Park – Italy’s largest nature reserve - is a true challenge for cyclists and bikers. It is one of the most winding, most challenging routes in the world, and is also one of the stages of the "Giro d'Italia".
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    Marble from Lasa/Laas

    The marble from Lasa is extremely pure and is used around the world. The quarry is near Lasa. This stone mason village is a meeting point for artists, literati and musicians: they showcase their skills at the annual "Marmor und Marillen" [Marble and apricots] event.
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    Irrigation channel paths

    „Waalwege“ is the name for the hiking paths along narrow irrigation channels throughout the Venosta Valley, used for centuries to irrigate the fields in the valley. Approximately two dozen of these characteristic paths can be walked. They offer great views of the surrounding mountain chain throughout the year.
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    Enjoy the view of the Ortles

    The Ortles-Cevedale mountain range around South Tyrol's highest mountain - the Ortles - can be seen from afar. There's a spectacular view of the Ortles from the lake landscape of the Resia/Reschen Lake and from the Furkelhuette mountain hut, as well as from the panoramic mountain Pizzo Lun/Spitzige Lun near Malles/Mals and the Coira/Churburg Castle near Sluderno/Schluderns.