The most beautiful sights in Val Pusteria

The Plata earth pyramids

In the hamlet of Plata, a path leads by Gasthof Schönblick to these column-like structures, formed over centuries by erosion, landslides and meltwater – a bizarre natural work of art.

Hiking to alpine huts: Malga Gönneralm, Malga Lercher or Malga Haidacher

Malga Gönneralm, Malga Lercher or Malga Haidacher in Vila di Sopra, as well as many other alpine huts in our region are wonderful hiking destinations. South Tyrolean specialties and a fabulous view await you!

Maso delle Erbe in Montevila

This mountain farm, not far from your vacation home, is the largest natural log house in South Tyrol. Here you can learn everything about the 50 different herbs grown on the farm and you can buy teas, oils, schnapps, cosmetics and other natural products.

The Vila di Sotto fish pond in Perca

The "pond in the water meadow" behind the Perca sports zone is idyllically located in the Rienzaue biotope and is a popular destination in summer.

Lake Braies

Located between Brunico and Dobbiaco, this beautiful mountain lake is a pearl of the Braies Dolomites. Croda del Becco (2,810 m) towers above the shimmering emerald-green waters – the legendary gateway to the underworld.

Cron4 Riscone waterworld and sauna oasis

After a long day in the mountains or on the ski slopes, how about enjoying some wellness to the full? Pools, a sauna area with restaurant and the wide sun terrace both await your visit at the foot of Plan de Corones. Our guests get a 20% discount on entrance fees here.

Lake Anterselva

One of the most magical mountain lakes in South Tyrol lies at the end of the Valle di Anterselva at 1,642 meters above sea level. The South Tyrol Arena on the lake, well known throughout Europe, has hosted five Biathlon World Championships to date.

Lake Dobbiaco

This small lake in Val di Landro near Dobbiaco is an insider tip for nature lovers. In winter, they play curling on the frozen water surface.

Rieserferner-Ahrn Nature Park

Covering more than 31,000 hectares, this scenically diverse nature park encompasses mountains of the Rieserferner Group, the Venediger Group and the Zillertal Alps in northeastern South Tyrol.

Fanes-Senes-Braies Nature Park

This beautiful natural area of over 25,000 hectares is one of the largest protected natural areas in South Tyrol. Near the Plan de Corones region, it encompasses the Braies Dolomites, the Senna highlands and parts of the Fanes Group. A particularly rewarding excursion destination is the Prato Piazza in Valle di Braies.

The Dolomites and the Tre Cime di Lavaredo

These "pale mountains" are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and are the pride of all South Tyrol. The Tre Cime di Lavaredo (2,999 m), a famous massif in the Sesto Dolomites, is definitely worth a visit.

Brunico Old Town

The fourth largest city in South Tyrol, with around 15,000 inhabitants, has a picturesque city center. Its winding alleyways lined with medieval townhouses and arcades invite you to stroll through town at any time you choose.

Brunico Christmas Market

Hot chestnuts, steaming mulled wine, bright lights: The Christmas market in Brunico's medieval-romantic ambience is an atmospheric highlight for the whole family every year.

Brunico Castle with Messner Mountain Museum Ripa

The imposing 13th-century castle rising high above the city, today houses, among others, the interactive Messner Mountain Museum of mountain peoples – who, by the way, are also supposed to be guests here.

Messner Mountain Museum Corones

Reinhold Messner has created an extraordinary museum on the history of alpinism on the Plan de Corones summit plateau, 2,275 meters above sea level. The striking building in the mountain was designed by star architect Zaha Hadid.

Lumen Museum of Mountain Photography

Could there be a better place for a museum of alpine photography than at the Plan de Corones summit? Located in the former cable car mountain station, it will impress you with visual artworks from the origins of mountain photography to the present day.

Folklore Museum Teodone

In this unique open-air museum, you can stroll through the original farming lifeworld of earlier centuries, visit a rural aristocratic residence and watch demonstrations of how people used to run a mill, practice a range of handicrafts or bake bread.