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Campo Tures village

Tures Castle majestically guards the main village of Campo Tures with its parish museum and the Cascade wellness facility.

Campo Tures village (Sand in Taufers Dorf) has the flair of a small town in the mountains. The centre stretches to the left and right of the Valle Aurina Road and enchants with small cafés and ice cream parlours, family-owned shops and historic residences: One of them is Neumelans Castle on the edge of the village, a building from the late 16th century that is one of the most beautiful residences in the entire country. The visitor centre of the Vedrette di Ries-Aurina Nature Park is located in the central Townhall Square.

During a walk through the village or along the Aurino River, you will see the mighty complex of Tures Castle enthroned on a rock from several points. Its history dates back to the 13th century and can be explored in the castle. The structure places great emphasis on its young visitors with a special children's programme and events such as the witching hour at the castle. Another museum is the Tures Parish Museum with its treasures, centrally located in an old granary near the church.

If you want to combine a visit to the castle with some exercise and relaxation, we recommend the Tures Nature Path. It not only takes you past Tures Castle, but also past the swimming pond of the Cascade wellness facility. Another beautiful hike starts at the edge of the village, the St. Francis Contemplation Trail, which leads to the famous Riva Waterfalls. In winter, the Speikboden Skiing Area can be reached in a few minutes by car or by public bus, which also offers two sledge runs.

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