The municipality of Monguelfo Tesido is located in the heart of the Val Pusteria. Its jewel is the historic Castel Welsperg.
The municipality of Monguelfo Tesido has got about 2,800 inhabitants who live in the localities of Monguelfo, Tesido, Novale, Malga di Tesido, Riva di Sotto and Prati. If you are looking for a holiday destination in the heart of the green, Monguelfo Tesido is the right place to choose.
Monguelfo Tesido is located in strategic position in the heart of the Val Pusteria and is not only ideal for reaching Brunico, but also the Dolomites and the Valle di Casies. Hiking is a real pleasure in this place, one of the most famous walks is the one that takes over two summits, the Monte Luta and Monte Salmone. Also a walk to the Alpe di Tesido and a promenade on the panoramic trail Talblickweg are highly recommendable. In winter you can enjoy a toboggan ride at the Mudler Alm, snow-shoeing or skiing on the Plan de Corones, only a stone’s throw away.
Castel Welsperg and Castel Thurn make part of the cultural attractions of the municipality. Two very famous citizens of this place are the artists Simon von Taisten and Paul Troger.