South Tyrol is a treasure for its historical and cultural beauties. There are about 400 castles and fortresses, remains of historical buildings that tell us the history of this region until now. Discover the charm and secrets of these farms and estates, in order to take a step back in time when knights, kings, and servants lived and reigned here.
Our recommendations: a hike to Castle Firmiano, visiting also the Messner Mountain Museum, a hike to the Castle of Appiano, or a hike to Castle Coira in Sluderno. These castles contain medieval weapons and armors, while Castle Tirolo in Tirolo offers the chance to see a show with wild birds.
In Bolzano, the traces of history are alternated with the most contemporary attractions. After a visit to the medieval porticoes that feature the city, you can explore the city’s history by visiting the Civic Museum, and then find out the story of Ötzi, the Iceman mummy found on mount Similaun, or get acquainted with Museion – the museum of contemporary art.
And if your hunger for culture has not yet been satisfied, you can always reach Trento, Merano and Bressanone – cities that reserve more enjoyable and instructive surprises for you.