riffian und umgebung
riffian und umgebung


The municipality of Rifiano is located at a high-altitude terrace at the entrance of the Val Passiria

Rifiano is located only 5 km from the city of Merano and benefits from its particularly mild climate, as it is located on high-altitude terrace oriented towards south-east.

The municipality includes the component localities Gaveis, Magdfeld, Vernurio and Rifiano village as well as the hamlet of Tschenn. By the way, Rifiano is situated on the terrain of the Gruppo di Tessa nature park and is surrounded by chestnut trees and vineyards. If you would like to spend your holidays in this place, we highly recommend you a walk along the Roggia di Rifiano, or, more challenging, a hike on the Alta Via Meranese high path.

Rifiano was mentioned for the first time in 1116, the name probably derives from the Latin name "Rufius". In the Middle Ages, the village used to be a famous pilgrimage site.

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