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Natural monuments

Amazing natural scenarios will impress you in South Tyrol, from the bizarre Earth Pyramids to the famous ”Enrosadira”.

In South Tyrol there are numerous natural monuments which cast a spell over their visitors. Earth Pyramids, ice holes, waterfalls and gorges - amazing natural must-sees! Widely-known is the natural phenomenon of the “Enrosadira” when at dusk the rocks of Mt. Catinaccio - the enchanted rose garden of King Laurin - shine for a short time in wonderful red colours.

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  1. Apple blossom
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    Apple blossom

    Usually in the month of April, South Tyrol’s apple meadows turn into a sea of white…
  2. Nature cinema “Knottnkino”
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    Nature cinema "Knottnkino"

    The “Knottnkino”, literally “cinema on the rock”, between Verano and Avelegno in…
  3. Barbiano Waterfalls
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    Barbiano Waterfalls

    Above the village of Barbiano in the Valle Isarco valley, the Rio Gander flows,…
  4. Aurino Floodplain Forest Biotope
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    Aurino Floodplain Forest Biotope

    Near Brunico in the Val Pusteria valley, there is one of the most intact and…
  5. Burkhard Gorge in Ridanna
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    Burkhard Gorge in Ridanna

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  6. Ice Holes near Appiano
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    Ice Holes near Appiano

    The so-called Ice Holes are located in a 200 metres long and 10 - 50 metres wide…
  7. Enrosadira
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    The Dolomite Glow, called “Enrosadira” in Ladin, bathes the mountains in an…
  8. Earth Pyramids of Tirolo village and Caines
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    Earth Pyramids of Tirolo village and Caines

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  9. Earth Pyramids of San Genesio and Meltina
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    Earth Pyramids of San Genesio and Meltina

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  10. Earth Pyramids of the Val Pusteria
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    Earth Pyramids of the Val Pusteria

    There are also earth pyramids in the Val Pusteria valley: in Plata near Vila di…
  11. Earth Pyramids of the Renon and Collepietra
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    Earth Pyramids of the Renon and Collepietra

    Particularly worth noticing are the Earth Pyramids of the Renon, the highest and…
  12. Source of the Adige river
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    Source of the Adige river

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  13. Spring Valley

    Spring Valley

    Between Caldaro and Appiano a varied path leads you across an area which enchants…
  14. Gaul Canyon in Lana
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    Gaul Canyon in Lana

    The Gaul Canyon in Lana in the Merano region is a protected area and popular…
  15. GEOPARC Rio delle Foglie
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    GEOPARC Rio delle Foglie

    The Rio delle Foglie Gorge near Aldino and Redagno is known as the “Grand Canyon of…
  16. Stanghe Gorge near Vipiteno
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    Stanghe Gorge near Vipiteno

    The Stanghe or Gilfenklamm Gorge is a unique natural highlight only a stone’s throw…
  17. Vallelunga Glacier World
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    Vallelunga Glacier World

    The impressive glaciers of the Vallelunga valley in the Val Venosta can be…
  18. Glacial Mills of Plata
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    Glacial Mills of Plata

    In the Val Passiria valley, there are some depressions in the ground that have been…
  19. Witches’ Benches on Mt. Bullaccia
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    Witches' Benches on Mt. Bullaccia

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  20. Giant sequoia trees in Fennhals
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    Giant sequoia trees in Fennhals

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  21. Parcines Waterfall
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    Parcines Waterfall

    With a waterfall drop of almost 100 metres, the Parcines Waterfall is one of the…
  22. Passirio Gorge
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    Passirio Gorge

    The path through the impressive Passirio Canyon proceeds from San Leonardo in…
  23. Rastenbach Gorge in Caldaro

    Rastenbach Gorge in Caldaro

    This wild romantic biotope with waterfalls and typical vegetation of a gorge is a…
  24. Riva Waterfalls
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    Riva Waterfalls

    The three waterfalls at Riva di Tures, a natural spectacle near Campo Tures, are a…
  25. Gorges of San Felice
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    Gorges of San Felice

    Several deep gorges run through the Upper Val di Non valley, including the one of…
  26. “Stone Men” - cairns
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    "Stone Men" - cairns

    The “little stone men”, to be found for example on Mt. Schöneck in the Sarentino…
  27. Ancient larch trees in the Val d’Ultimo valley
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    Ancient larch trees in the Val d'Ultimo valley

    The ancient larches in the rear Val d’Ultimo valley near the “lahnersäge” visitor…
  28. Versoaln vine
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    Versoaln vine

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  29. Monte Sole in Val Venosta
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    Monte Sole in Val Venosta

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  30. Hot air springs near Caldaro
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    Hot air springs near Caldaro

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