Excursions

The most beautiful excursion destinations around S. Sigismondo. Let the scenic beauty and cultural diversity take your breath away.

Brunico (30 minutes)
Enjoy the Dolomites, Springtime in the Mountains and Autumn Charm, as well as the impressive mountain world in Bruneck and its surroundings – everybody can manage the easy to moderate hikes.
An experienced hiking guide will accompany you, enabling you to not just dream about nature in the Dolomites, but to be able to experience it firsthand.

Bressanone (30 minutes)
Artfully embedded in the countryside, churches, chapels and monasteries in Bressanone and in the surrounding villages as well as the sculptures, late Gothic altars and precious frescoes are witnesses of an artistically rich past, which is waiting to be discovered

Ehrenburg Castle of the Counts of Künigl (10 minutes)
The residence of the Counts of Künigl is situated in the Pusteria Valley on the left bank of the Rienza at the foot of the Getzenberg mountain. The castle, still owned by the Künigl counts, is one of the few fully furnished castles open to the public, thus offering the visitor a view of home décor of the past.

Campo Tures (45 minutes)
This main place has to offer so much that one holiday is certainly not enough.
Surrounded by mountains – Tures has lots to offer: it is centrally located and you will enjoy an unforgettable holiday.

Lake Caldaro (60 minutes)
Slightly south of Caldaro and at the border to the neighbouring village of Termeno lies the warmest lake all over the Alps, pristine Lake Caldaro. Surrounded by colourful vineyards and the sweetest vines, Lake Caldaro has become a popular holiday destination for all those who, well, like to enjoy the good things of life.

Earth pyramids (30 minutes) Perca
Because of the repeated wash-outs and eroding of the side-slopes there were formed loamy column-structures with stones lying on them. These earth pyramids have changed constantly and mostly in winter- and spring-time. New columns are being created: the erosion-zone lies at an altitude of 1,550 – 1,750 metres.

Antique corn mills (30 minutes)
For a long time it was very difficult to reach Terenten from the valley. The road in Vandoies was only constructed in 1961. For hundereds of years the village people had to look after themselves. Rye, wheat, oat, barley and buckwheat as well as peas, potatoes and cabbage, turnips, poppy and flax were grown to guarantee the feeding of people and animals.

South Tyrol Museum of Archeology (60 minutes)
Over 5000 years ago, a man climbed up to the icy heights of the Schnalstal glacier and died. He was found by accident in 1991, with his clothes and equipment, mummified and frozen: an archaeological sensation and a unique snapshot of a Copper Age man.

The South Tyrol Museum of Folk Traditions (60 minuts)
Our Museum is one of the most beautiful open-air museums in Europe. It is spread over 4 hectares of land and includes also the stately residence Mair am Hof, which is the hearth of the Museum. It was founded in 1976.

Three peaks of Lavaredo (120 minutes)
They are probably one of the best-known mountain groups in the Alps. The three peaks, from east to west, are known as the Cima Piccola (Little Peak), Cima Grande (Big Peak) and Cima Ovest (Western Peak).

Dolomites tour
Enjoy an unforgettable day in Europe’s most beautiful Mountains and visit the famous resort of Cortina!

The Gardens of the Trauttmansdorff Castle Meran (90 minutes)
In the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, plants from all over the world are gather.