Holidays in Alta Val d’Isarco: Medieval adventure journey in South Tyrol

Holidays in Alta Val d'Isarco

Your holiday region south of the Alps welcomes you with a great variety of medieval castles and manors. For centuries, mining activities have shaped the lives of the population. The city of Vipiteno has come to great wealth thanks to the prolific silver mines. At the Mining Museum Monteneve/Ridanna you may dive into the 800-year history of mining during your holiday in Alta Val d’Isarco. An attractive destination in the vicinity of the farm Ralserhof is the Castle Wolfsthurn. Near the medieval building there is the circular water and forest trail close to Mareit – an exciting adventure path where for children there is plenty to discover.

Varied excursions in Alta Val d’Isarco

The Alta Val d’Isarco is dominated by the mighty 3000-meter peaks of the Alps. Climbers can look forward to wonderful hiking trails in alpine altitude. With Fallminger Alm, the Kalcher Alm and the Klammalm there are plenty of pastures to visit. Superbly located walking areas also await you in Racines and Ladurno. In numerous canyons you will discover the untamed nature of the Alta Val d’Isarco at its best. During your holiday in Alta Val d’Isarco you may also visit the gorge Gilfenklamm close to Racines and Burkhard Gorge near Ridanna, admiring its cascading waterfalls.

Colourful event calendar in Alta Val d’Isarco

Colourful event calendar in Alta Val d’Isarco

Look forward during your holiday in Alta Val d’Isarco to a series of colourful events that take place throughout the year in Vipiteno and in the surrounding villages. From May 3rd to October 4th, every Friday there is the traditional farmers market in Vipiteno. There countless peasant products from the region are offered. Here you will get local produce that you can then prepare in your apartment. In July, the city celebrates the Yogurt Days with herb walks, a visit to a dairy farm and llama hikes. Lantern parties are organized during the summer months between July and August.