frangart eppan frangarto appiano
frangart eppan frangarto appiano

Frangarto

Frangarto extends at the foot of Firmiano Castle, which hosts one of the Messner Mountain Museums.

Frangarto, located at 257 m asl, is a calm village in the Oltradige located along the South Tyrolean Wine Route. As it is only located a stone’s throw from Bolzano and nevertheless in the heart of nature, Frangarto is a popular holiday destination.

The centre of the village is the neo-Gothic parish church dedicated to S. Giuseppe, the festival ground, the kinder-garden and the school. Probably the most famous building of the village is Castel Firmiano, rising on a porphyry rock spur close to the village. In 2006 the extreme Alpinist Reinhold Messner has inaugurated a mountain museum in this historic building. His museum concept includes six museums spread all over South Tyrol and is by the by the largest in the world.

A further sight of Frangarto is located on the forested hill at the Ansitz Hochfrangart: the bowl you can see shimmering from afar makes part of the collection of artworks by the deceased artist Karl Nicolussi-Leck.

Our tip: from Frangarto you can easily undertake a cycling tour along the Oltradige cycling path to Caldaro or along the Bolzano-Merano cycling route, both passing at Frangarto.

Suggest an edit/correction

Our editorial staff is always committed to ensuring the highest quality and accuracy of the information we publish. If you have suggestions to improve this page you can send them to us using the form below. Thank you in advance!

Close

Suggested accommodations: Frangarto

Tips and more infos