Caines is located above Merano, near Rifiano at the entrance to the Val Passiria

Located at the entrance of the Val Passiria, Caines is one of the smallest municipalities of South Tyrol. It is surrounded by vineyards and fruit orchards and is a good starting point for walking to the neighbouring villages. Highly recommendable is the Roggia di Caines (Waalweg), as well as the impressive natural scenery of the Gruppo di Tessa nature park. Worth a visit is also the Val Sopranes with its unique lake plateau.

The present-day parish church dates back to the Roman period and is dedicated to S. Mauritius and S. Korbinian. According to legends, the prior church in this place was dedicated to S. Valentino and Zeno by the above mentioned Korbinian.

Our tip: a visit in the little tractor museum hosted at the Gasthof Ungericht. This is where you can admire about 30 Porsche-diesel tractors of various construction years.

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