Villabassa is considered the cradle of tourism in Val Pusteria. It has become famous as health resort.
Villabassa is located at 1,154 m asl and looks back on a long history. It is considered the cradle of tourism, which in this place dates back to the year 1871. Today, the Haus Wassermann, a museum in Villabassa, documents the history of tourism in this area.
Villabassa belongs to the Alta Pusteria and should be the place you choose for your holidays if you love nature and outdoor activities. A refreshing experience for body and soul is provided by the first kneipp adventure village of Italy, located in Villabassa. The cure park also offers tennis courts, boccia lanes, a recreation area and an adventure land for kids. Information on the local flora and fauna can be found on the botanic educational trail.
Monte Serla, Alta Via delle Dolomiti, Dolomiti Superbike, varied are the possibilities for those who love mountaineering and cycling. If you prefer cycling without hardly any drop, we recommend you the cycle track of the Val Pusteria, called PusterBike.
Monte Baranci or Monte Elmo, Plan de Corones or Croda Rossa, the skiing areas that are within easy reach boast a considerable number of slopes of various difficulty. Ski tours, winter walks or snowshoe-trails, guided or alone, there are many destinations you can choose from. Eventually, the Unesco natural world heritage site has got lots of worthwhile destinations to offer.
By the way: From a historic and musical viewpoint, the S. Maddalena church in Moso hosts one of the most precious organs.