Prato allo Stelvio/Prad am Stilfserjoch
in South Tyrol is the perfect starting point
for a variety of excursions, challenging hikes
, and ski tours
. Set in the green pastures of the Upper Venosta Valley, this traditional yet vibrant village along with the Prader Sand
natural reserve stretches along the foot of the Stelvio National Park
, from the hamlet of Spondigna/Spondinig
at 900 m up to the Lichtenberger huts
at 1,500 m altitude. Its intriguing combination of natural and cultural sights
, of peaceful village and urban lifestyle, and high mountains and comfortable campsites in the valley below all make Prato a coveted destination for summer family holidays.
The picturesque hamlets of Agumes/Agums
extend over the hills of the national park up to the Lichtenberger Alm Alpine pasture and huts. The ruins of the Lichtenberg counter-castle tower
above the village. As a starting point for various excursions in the valley and the surrounding mountains, Prato is especially popular among nature lovers and camping enthusiasts, as well as adventure-seekers and mountaineers.
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