The Valle Isarco in South Tyrol
Where the Alps and the Mediterranean meet
The Valle Isarco in South Tyrol extends from the Brenner Pass all the way to Bolzano. The most important areas in the Valle Isarco are the medieval cities of Vipiteno, the city of the legendary Fugger family, Bressanone, an Episcopal city, and the picturesque Chiusa.
People like the Valle Isarco not only for its natural landscapes, but also for its many artistic monuments, superb wines and great cuisine, as well as for the countless cultural events it hosts and for the beauty that you can appreciate in every season of the year. In the spring, when Nature reawakens after a long winter sleep, the Valle Isarco charms the viewer with its superb blossoming apple trees.
In the summer, the Valle Isarco is the ideal place forhiking, mountain biking, bicycling or just relaxing.
Our suggestion for your vacation is the Wiesnerhof Mountain Hotel in Prati di Vizze, Vipiteno – South Tyrol. !
In the fall
, when the colors cheerfully explode, the Valle Isarco invites you to its traditional Törggelen to sample new wine, and to festivities where chestnuts are traditionally enjoyed.
And in the bright white winter
, the Valle Isarco is covered with snow and is ready to help you experience new adventures on skis at its 6 ski complexes, where snow is guaranteed. Enjoy skiing
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Must-see attractions in the Valle Isarco
The highest mines in Europe... in South Tyrol!
In the highest mines in Europe, visitors experience a peaceful underground world, where dark tunnels and brightly lit lamps were once the most important parts of the lives of the miners and their families. [The mines at Ridanna/Monte Neve]
The Augustinian Novacella Abbey near Varna is the best known and most beautiful monastery in South Tyrol. 30 clerics still live and work in the facility. Worth a special visit are the library, basilica, medicinal herb garden and wine cellar! [to get further information on the Novacella Abbey]
The San Giacomo Trail in South Tyrol
The San Giacomo Trail runs through the Valle Isarco. Indeed, the Novacella Abbey is located at the intersection between the north-south and east-west sections of the trail.
Bressanone, the Episcopal city
Walk through Bressanone, visit its historical centre, and discover its pharmaceutical museum and collection of Nativity Scenes. And don’t forget the Cathedral and the White Tower...
Forts and castles
Castel Tasso and Castel Pietra castles overlook Vipiteno. Wolfsthurn castle in Marete hosts the Provincial Hunting and Fishing Museum. And the castles in Fortezza and Rodengo undoubtedly deserve a visit.
The High Mountain Route of Tyrol
The European Trail leads from Mayrhofen, in the Zillertal valley, to Merano along 81 miles of trails with a total of 29,500 feet of ascents and 33,000 feet of descents, and almost two dozen peaks, forks and passes. The trail extends from 5,250 to 9,280 feet in altitude, so it offers the visitor a stupendous view.
Your hotel in the Valle Isarco: the Wiesnerhof in Vipiteno. Just take a look at our special offers!
For further information, contact the Hotel Wiesnerhof - Vipiteno – South Tyrol