Highlights in Ahrntal Valley

Highlights in Ahrntal Valley - Valle Aurina




The near Reinbach waterfalls, with cascades going down for 25 meters gave the name to the aquatic center that opened September 2011. And wonderful experiences through and through is the program here. The guests can choose between four indoor pools and a heated outdoor pool. In order to guarantee the necessary quiet the baby pool is located in a separated area. In the summer opens the nearby ecological pond



Distance: 10 km


Cron 4

Cron 4

With five different pools (Funpool, Activepool, Solepool, Sportpool and Babypool) and a 75-metre-long (80-yard) water slide, the Cron4 Wellness Oasis is guaranteed to bring fun and relaxation to the whole family. Boasting a 6-pearl award, the world-class sauna spans 3,000 square metres (over 32,000 sq ft). It features 13 different sauna rooms, including several relaxation areas, Kneipp therapy facilities, a graduation tower including foot bath pools, and it hosts regular, state-of-the-art Aufguss performances.


Distance: ca. 27 km


Mineral Museum

Exhibits more than 950 mineral types from the Ziller Valley region and Upper Tauern region formed 30 million years ago in the very depth of our planet Earth. 300 m² of exhibits in St. Johann at Ahrntal Valley.


Distance: 200 m


Mineral Museum
Prettau mine & climate shaft

Prettau Mine & Climate Shaft

Since 1440 a.D., copper was mined at Rötbach and smelted at the Ahrntal Valley. In 1893, mining was suspended. The interior of the St. Ignaz Mine offers tours via a mine train.


Distance: 12 km


Castle Taufers

The mighty Castle Taufers originated from the Sirs of Taufers dynasty with impressive defense fortifications. The well-preserved castle is one of the biggest and most impressive castles of Tyrol region.


Distance: 9 km


Castle Taufers
Ripa Messner Mountain Museum

Messner Mountain Museum - "Ripa"

The fifth museum dedicated to Reinhold Messner at Bruneck Castle is all about the mountain people. It displays expos from the everyday life and culture of the local mountain people (like Sherpa, Indios, Tibeter, Walser, Mongols, Hunza).


Distance: 27 km


mmm Corones

“My 15th 8000m high mountain is the sum of all my experiences” (Reinhold Messner) MMM Corones, situated on the summit plateau of Kronplatz (2,275 m), is dedicated to traditional mountaineering, which has strongly influenced – and been strongly influenced by – Reinhold Messner. The museum is devoted to mountain history and also offers unique views of the great mountain walls of the Dolomites and the Alps. At the edge of the most magnificent viewing platform in South Tyrol, in the distinctive museum building created by Zaha Hadid, the view goes beyond the borders of South Tyrol to all points of the compass: from the Lienz Dolomites in the east to the Ortler in the west, from the Marmolada in the south to the Zillertal Alps in the north.


Distance: 29 km


Messner Mountain Museum Corones
Nativity scene museum

Nativity Scene Museum

The name "Maranatha" is Aramaic, Jesus’ mother tongue, meaning "Our Lord May Come".


Distance: 5 km


Folk Art Museum

The Museum of Folk Art in Dietenheim by Bruneck opened in 1976. It is spread out over 3 hectares of land and contains about two dozen structures that were rebuilt between 1977 and 1993 and would have been destroyed otherwise.


Distance: 26 km


Folk art museum


Combines wonderful characteristics of the region. The Tauferer Ahrntal Valley and the Gadertal Valley meet in the green Pustertal Valley, where the Ahr flows into the Rienz. This is where fashionable flair meets true South Tyrolean characteristics reflected in architecture, cultural and leisure activities as well as in the mentality of the locals. Easy to spot are Bruneck Castle (located on a wooded hill) and Rainkirche Church. If you go through one of the impressive town gates you will find yourself in the midst of a lively town. Small shops next to exclusive boutiques, cafés and enotecas line the long Stadtgasse alley. Brunico-Bruneck, is the beating heart of the Pustertal Valley and a vibrant town with vibrant people. In 2009 it was named the best small town in Italy to live in.


Distance: 27 km


Thanks to its double perspective, Bolzano is able to mesmerize tourists who come from all over. Its two lifestyles, one Northern European and the other more Mediterranean, combine to make the perfect union, which can be clearly seen in the historic and artistic treasures of this city. For centuries, Bolzano has been the privileged centre of commercial exchanges between Italy and Germany. Today, the capital of Alto Adige has become a cosmopolitan city that knows how to be lively, cheerful, modern and yet refined all at the same time!


Distance: 98 km


Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle

An extraordinary botanical garden located in Merano, Italy The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, located in the town of Merano (Meran) in northern Italy, is a botanical garden nestled into a twelve-hectare amphitheatre with an altitude differential of 100 meters. Trauttmansdorff offers spectacular views of exotic gardens and breathtaking vistas of the surrounding mountains and the spa resort town of Merano. Colorful plants from all around the world thrive and bloom in Trauttmansdorff’s more than eighty garden landscapes. Ideal for both children and adults as well as for botany experts and laymen alike, the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle is a unique blend of botanical garden and recreational attraction. Multifaceted Experience Stations, spectacular themed gardens, Artist Pavilions and intriguing animals turn the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle – within easy walking distance from Merano – into a colorful world where visitors enjoy a variety of different experiences.


Distance: 120 km


Dolomite Alps

On June 26, 2009, the Dolomite Alps have been declared natural heritage by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization). The area covers approximately 135.000 hectare (over 500 square miles) and owes its membership among the world heritage to its geological history of origin, unrivaled in the Alps, and its extraordinary beauty and scenery. Nine mountain ranges of the Dolomites are part of the world heritage; six of them are located in South Tyrol: Sextener Dolomites, Fanes-Sennes-Prags, Puez-Geisler as well as Schlern-Rosengarten with the attached Latemar and the Bletterbachschlucht.


Distance: 40 km

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