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Riva di Tures

At the driving down of the cattle from the mountain pastures into the valley, called “Kiekemma” in the Val di Riva, the decorated cows are welcomed in the alpine village with an exuberant celebration.

Riva di Tures encompasses the entire Riva Valley, which branches off at Campo Tures and leads to the mountain world of Monte Collalto and Mt. Collaspro. It was discovered as a tourist destination early on and became famous beyond the borders for its location at the foot of the mightiest and highest mountain of the Vedrette di Ries Group, the 3,436 m high Mt. Collalto.

The Val di Riva valley is a natural paradise with a special highlight, the Riva Falls. These are three waterfalls that cascade over the rocks of the Tobl Gorge. A panoramic trail leads you past this impressive natural monument and to the viewing pulpit. They also offer a special spectacle in winter, when they are frozen over. At this time of the year, ice climbing is the order of the day, for example at the Tristenbach stream and the ice climbing garden behind the Angerer snack station. In addition, there are the wonderful cross-country ski tracks for classic and skating style and the small ski lift.

In high summer, a hike to the charming alpine huts all around is recommended: these include the Malga Knutten, the Vedrette di Ries Mountain Hut and the Rif. Roma, a historic refuge to which numerous alpinists went on a pilgrimage on the "Herrenweg" already in 1911. Riva di Tures is also a well-known base along the Klammlrunde, an approximately 100 km long MTB tour that leads via the village and the Klammljoch ridge to Defereggen in East Tyrol.

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