Sights

South Tyrol offers a wide range of interesting sights all over the country that are worth to be visited.

No matter if you are spending your summer or winter holidays in South Tyrol, every season brings forth its special places of interest. Choose your favourite place - the offer varies from the Botanic Gardens near Merano or the beautiful Benedictine abbey of Marienberg in the Val Venosta valley to the larger than life-sized Christmas crib in the Val Gardena valley.

  1. Historic Town and Arcades of Bolzano

    Historic Town and Arcades of Bolzano

    Old meets new in the heart of the main town of South Tyrol - Bolzano is also called…
  2. Dome in the Countryside

    Dome in the Countryside

    The oversized parish church of the historical wine village San Paolo is one of the…
  3. Assumption of Our Lady Cathedral

    Assumption of Our Lady Cathedral

    The Bolzano Cathedral, the landmark of the South Tyrolean capital, rises just next…
  4. Bressanone Cathedral

    Bressanone Cathedral

    The mighty Bressanone Cathedral is a Basilica minor and the landmark of the…
  5. Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle

    Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle

    On the eastern outskirts of Merano you’ll find botanic gardens which invite to a…
  6. World’s largest hand-carved nativity scene

    World's largest hand-carved nativity scene

    Larger than life-sized figures characterise this nativity scene, a unique highlight…
  7. Church Tower in Lake Resia

    Church Tower in Lake Resia

    The steeple that soars out of the waters of Lake Resia close to the Passo di Resia…
  8. Monte Maria Monastery

    Monte Maria Monastery

    The highest located Benedictine Abbey of Europe (1,340 m a.s.l.) rises above…
  9. Novacella Abbey

    Novacella Abbey

    The Augustinian Monastery of Novacella in the Valle Isarco valley is one of the…
  10. Sabiona Monastery

    Sabiona Monastery

    The rock spur enthroned by the Sabiona Monastery is considered to be one of the…
  11. Saint John Abbey in Müstair

    Saint John Abbey in Müstair

    2 km away from Tubre in the Val Monastero valley, already on Swiss territory,…
  12. Kurhaus Merano

    Kurhaus Merano

    The famous Kurhaus, built in Art Nouveau style, is one of the landmarks of the spa…
  13. Maze of the Kränzel Winery

    Maze of the Kränzel Winery

    In Cermes in the surroundings of Merano, you can discover the “Experience…
  14. Mendola Funicular and Renon Railway

    Mendola Funicular and Renon Railway

    One of the steepest funiculars throughout Europe and a historic narrow-gauge…
  15. Historic Town and Arcades of Merano

    Historic Town and Arcades of Merano

    The two-part Via dei Portici, or Laubengasse alley in the centre of the spa town of…
  16. Planetarium South Tyrol

    Planetarium South Tyrol

    Together with the Observatory Max Valier, the Planetarium in San Valentino in Campo…
  17. Vipiteno Town Hall and Mithras Stone

    Vipiteno Town Hall and Mithras Stone

    In the inner courtyard of the Vipiteno Town Hall, a Roman altar stone from the year…
  18. St. Catherine Church

    St. Catherine Church

    The little St. Catherine Church with the Haflinger horses is one of the most famous…
  19. St. Proculus Church with Museum

    St. Proculus Church with Museum

    The St. Proculus Church near Naturno dates back to the 7th century and is one of…
  20. San Candido Collegiate Church

    San Candido Collegiate Church

    The church of the San Candido Monastery is known as the most beautiful Romanesque…
  21. Astronomical Observatory Max Valier

    Astronomical Observatory Max Valier

    The public observatory near San Valentino in Campo - South Tyrol’s one and only…
  22. Holy Spirit Pilgrimage Church

    Holy Spirit Pilgrimage Church

    At the head of the Valle Aurina valley, the Holy Spirit Church with its…
  23. La Crusc Pilgrimage Church

    La Crusc Pilgrimage Church

    At more than 2,000 m a.s.l., in the Fanes-Senes-Braies Nature Park, an idyllic…
  24. Madonna di Pietralba Pilgrimage Site

    Madonna di Pietralba Pilgrimage Site

    The Baroque basilica of Madonna di Pietralba, the “Cathedral in the Dolomites”,…
  25. Tower of the Twelve

    Tower of the Twelve

    The Tower of the Twelve in Vipiteno, the landmark of the Fugger town, is located at…
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