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Archeoparc Velturno

There are two interesting excavation sites in the Valle Isarco valley which finds date back to the Neolithic Age (5000 BC).

The climatically favoured area in the Valle Isarco valley with its sunny slopes was already settled in the Neolithic Age. This is documented by findings, which were partly made in the middle of the village centres. Two of them, in Velturno (Feldthurns) and Villandro (Villanders), approx. 12 km apart, were each dedicated to an Archeoparc, a museum structure that can also be visited today.

The Archeoparc Velturno was opened after about 20 years of excavations in the Tanzgasse area. Gravesites and remains of pottery production, agriculture and livestock breeding were found here, some date back to 5000 BC. Some of the finds are exhibited on the ground floor of Velturno Castle, while finds from the Copper Age (2500 - 2200 BC) can be admired in the Archeoparc Velturno, protected by two modern buildings. The exhibition is called "SteinReich - Reich der Steine" (Stone's Kingdom). And how to reach the Archeoparc Velturno? It is located in the centre of the village, in the Tanzgasse 26, near the parish church.

Currently, access may be subject to certain restrictions.

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Opening times

  • Wed 25 Nov closed
  • Thu 26 Nov closed
  • Fri 27 Nov closed
  • Sat 28 Nov closed
  • Sun 29 Nov closed
  • Mon 30 Nov closed
  • Tue 01 Dec closed

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COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Closure (11/02/2020 - 11/30/2020)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Opening hours 2021 (01/02/2021 - 12/30/2021)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 09:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 09:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 09:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 09:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 09:00 - 18:00

Admission

€ 3.00 adults
€ 2.00 groups up to 15 persons

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The Archeoparc will remain closed in 2020.

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