rastenbachklamm
rastenbachklamm

Rastenbach Gorge in Caldaro

This wild romantic biotope with waterfalls and typical vegetation of a gorge is a popular destination in Caldaro.

A hike across the fascinating gorge, which lies hidden in the Castelvecchio Forest near Caldaro, is a real adventure both for adults and children, as there is much to see. The paths no. 1 and 13 take you across the wild romantic Rastenbach Gorge - "Rastenbachklamm" in German, "Gola Rastenbach" in Italian - where you have to overcome steps, bridges and waterfalls.

Also the Peace Trail, a contemplation path with seven stations, leads from the sports area of Sant'Antonio in Caldaro through the Rastenbach Gorge to Lake Caldaro. Particularly in summer there is always an enjoyable cool breeze. To explore the fabulous gorge vegetation in the best way, we recommend you to undertake this hike with sturdy shoes - be cautious, slip hazard!

From the 15th to the 17th century, the area of Castelvecchio has been mined and for this reason it has also been populated very early. The ruin of the St. Peter Basilica and its sacrificial altar, which is situated on the road to the gorge, can be found in this forest. It represents the first Christian church of this region and presumably of the entire Tyrolean area.

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Opening times

  • Wed 26 Jan 08:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 27 Jan 08:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 28 Jan 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 29 Jan 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 30 Jan 08:00 - 18:00
  • Mon 31 Jan 08:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 01 Feb 08:00 - 18:00

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General opening hours

  • Mon 08:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 08:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 08:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 08:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 08:00 - 18:00

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