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Renon

The municipality of Renon covers an entire sunny plateau between Soprabolzano and the skiing and hiking area of the Corno del Renon

On the sunny side of the Sarentino Alps lies the Renon Plateau, a refreshing extension of the provincial capital of Bolzano. The cable car connects it in a few minutes with Soprabolzano, where the busy city life with its museums and shopping opportunities gives way to long hikes, green meadows and small villages. There are also some sights on the Renon - they are mostly connected to nature, such as the mighty Renon Earth Pyramids and the Beekeeping Museum. Horse riding and swimming, llama trekking and archery, cycling and sledging, ice skating and skiing - all these are wonderfully possible here.

"The Renon", that's a total of 14 hamlets and villages. The first along the mountain road is Auna di Sotto, then it continues uphill to Collalbo, where the RittenArena is located, an ice rink and event location. There the road divides: To the left it goes to Auna di Sopra and Vanga, straight on to the Corno del Renon Cable Car, to the right to Longomoso and Longostagno. Interestingly, the Renon even touches the valley floor. The municipal boundary is at the entrance to the Sarentino Valley, where Castel Novale with the Bolzano ice rink is already part of the Renon. On the other side, towards the Valle Isarco, there's finally Campodazzo.

Several of these places are connected by the Renon Railway, a historic narrow-gauge railway. Summers here are pleasantly warm, but much clearer than in the valley basin, what famous guests like Sigmund Freud appreciated. Already in the 17th century, the wealthy citizens of Bolzano discovered the Renon for their summer retreat. Today, many families can also be found here enjoying the wide countryside and nature: In 2023, the municipality was awarded the title of "child-friendly municipality" by the VKE, the association for children's playgrounds and recreation. The last weeks before winter arrives, when you can ski on Mt. Corno del Renon, are dedicated to the traditional Törggelen on the high plateau. The Chestnut Trail leads across it, a wonderful panoramic stage in this area, best rounded off with roasted chestnuts and other delicacies.

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