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Sights in South Tyrol and beyond

Our cultural tips

There are countless sights to visit in South Tyrol and beyond during your holiday. Natural and cultural monuments, traditional events, museums, castles, churches and much more await cultural and history lovers here.


Visit South Tyrol's cities: Bolzano/Bozen, Bressanone/Brixen, Merano/Meran, Vipiteno/Sterzing, Brunico/Bruneck, Chiusa/Klausen and Laives/Leifers – they all exude their very own atmosphere. Other cities worth seeing near your holiday apartment in Vipiteno/Sterzing are Innsbruck (60 km), Munich (215 km), Trento/Trient (130 km), Verona (225 km) and Venice (335 km).


We have put together a list of cultural tips and sights in South Tyrol and beyond its borders for you. You can contact us at any time for more information.

Cultural Tips

Museums and sights in the surrounding area

  • Archaeology Museum in Bolzano/Bozen
  • The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle
  • Messner Mountain Museums
  • Museum for Contemporary Art in Bolzano/Bozen
  • Kurhaus in Merano/Meran
  • Diocesan Museum Hofburg Bressanone/Brixen
  • Multscher Museum and Municipal Museum in Vipiteno/Sterzing
  • Castel Tirolo/Schloss Tirol in Tirolo/Dorf Tirol
  • Castello di Tures/Burg Taufers in Campo Tures/Sand in Tubre/Taufers
  • MUSE Museo delle Scienze in Trento/Trient
  • Nativity Museum in Lutago/Luttach in Valle Aurina/Ahrntal
  • Folklore Museum in Teodone/Dietenheim

Our day trip tips for you

  • Christmas markets in South Tyrol (Vipiteno/Sterzing, Bressanone/Brixen, Bolzano/Bozen and more) and Innsbruck, Munich and Salzburg
  • Opera at Verona Arena
  • Guided tour at Vipiteno/Sterzing dairy
  • Capriz cheese tasting in Vandòies/Vintl
  • Tower on Lago di Resia/Reschensee
  • Schneeberg mining in Ridanna/Ridnaun
  • Copper mining in Predoi/Prettau
  • Lake Garda
  • Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens near Innsbruck
  • Bergisel ski jump and Hungerburg cable car in Innsbruck
  • Tyrolean Imperial Infantry Museum in Innsbruck
  • Max Valier planetarium in San Valentino in Campo/Gummer

For all nature lovers

  • Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee
  • Lago di Carezza/Karersee
  • Sorapiss lake
  • Bletterbach gorge in Valdagno/Aldein
  • Earth pyramids up the Renon/Ritten and in Perca/Percha
  • Gilfenklamm gorge in Racines/Ratschings
  • Riva/Reinbach waterfalls in Campo Tures/Sand in Tubre/Taufers
  • Val Fiscalina/Fischleintal in Sesto/Sexten
  • Lago di Caldaro/Kalterer See
  • Lago di Anterselva/Antholzer Wildsee
  • Malga Fane/Fanes Alm Alpine hamlet
  • Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm mountain plateau
  • Alpe di Rodengo/Rodenecker Alm alpine pasture
  • Three Peaks
Cultural Tips

For history lovers

  • First World War trenches up the Lagazuoi (Fanes Group in the Dolomites)
  • Outdoor museum and First World War cemetery up the Monte Piana (Sesto/Sexten Dolomites)
  • Church days and traditional events throughout South Tyrol

For families

  • Reindeer up the Croda Rossa/Rotwand in Sesto/Sexten
  • Archeoparc in Val Senales/Schnalstal
  • Train World in Rablà/Rabland
  • Klausiland up the Klausberg in Cadipietra/Steinhaus in Valle Aurina/Ahrntal with dinosaur park and summer toboggan run
  • Skytrek High Rope Park in Vipiteno/Sterzing
  • Alpin Bob in the ski and hiking region Merano 2000
  • Mieders Alpine Coaster in Stubaital Valley
  • Kronaction Outdoor & Fun Park at Lake Issengo/Issinger Weiher
  • Park in Prati/Wiesen near Vipiteno/Sterzing with Kneipp course, children’s playground and mini golf


  • Lantern party in Vipiteno/Sterzing (every Wednesday in summer)
  • Dumpling festival in Vipiteno/Sterzing (on the second Sunday in September)
  • Red carpet in Vipiteno/Sterzing (on four Saturdays in September and October)
  • Merano WineFestival (start of November)
  • Tuifltog in Vipiteno/Sterzing (5 December)
  • Proder Maschger (Sunday and Tuesday during carnival)
  • Traditional carnival race and procession in Prato allo Stelvio/Prad am Stilfserjoch (on Thursday during carnival)
  • Various skiing and snow shows in winter
  • Street cooking in Campo Tures/Sand in Tubre/Taufers (Tuesdays in July and August)
  • Lorenzinacht in Bolzano/Bozen (August)
  • Summer emotions in Bressanone/Brixen (Thursdays in July and August)
  • Merano/Meran Music Weeks (August and September)
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