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Scenic and cultural highlights

It does not matter when you will enjoy your holiday in Vinschgau, you will find at any time:

  • Well-preserved villages
  • An intact natural and cultural landscape
  • Old traditions (markets, public and religious holidays, concerts)
  • Traditional specialities (dumplings and apple pie)
  • And first of all warm-hearted and honest people

Beside the above mentioned activities in the nearest surroundings of Tschars, Vinschgau offers you many other scenic and cultural highlights:

  • St. Prokulus church at Naturns: with frescoes from the 7- 8th century
  • Monastery Marienberg: the worldwide highest abbey of the Benedictine order is located above the village Burgeis
  • Churburg Castle at Schluderns: wellknown for the biggest private armoury worldwide
  • World of railways at Rabland, a special experience for children and railways connoisseurs
  • Archeo Parc in Schnals Valley
  • Aquaprad: Discover the unknown world of fishes: the visitor admires 35 fish species at the Nature Park House in Prad
  • Naturatrafoi: Information Center ot the National Park of Stilfs
  • Vinschger Museum in Schluderns: Museum with 2 constant exhibitions: 1. Archology in the Vinschgau Valley 2. Irrigation paths and systems in Vinschgau valley
  • Lake Reschen with the Graun church tower which rises up the water
  • Glurns – the smallest town of the Alps with his medieval ring walls is always a worth a visit
  • Laas the village of marble: “the famous white gold” is quarried in the mountains above Laas and distributed worldwide
  • Stilfser Joch (2760), it counts to the most impressing mountain road of the Alps
  • Martell Valley: one of the most beautiful side valleys of the Vinschgau is wellknown for its delicious strawberries (June – October) and glaciers in the Stilfser Joch National Parc with a lot of hiking opportunities
  • Schlanders: lovely pedestrian promenade