Curiosity and insights on the Dolomites of Trentino, South Tyrol, Bellunese and Friuli
The Castle of the Wolkenstein Earls: Gardena Castle
Gardena Castle is located between Santa Cristina and Selva Gardena, in Trentino Alto Adige. Of Renaissance origin, it was a summer and hunting residence, but its massive structure seems to
Welsberg Castle lies in Val Pusteria, only ten minutes far from Monguelfo/Welsperg hamlet, in a strategic position above Casies Valley. The castle was built in 1140 by the two brother
The castle was built in 1140 by the Lords of Rodank and later in the XVI century, transformed by the Wolkenstein into one of the most imposing fortresses in all the territory. It is still
Trauttmansdorff Castle is one of the most beloved castles in Europe. It is located in the environs of Merano and hosts the Touriseum (South Tyrol Museum of Tourism), a restaurant and the huge
Ivano Castle is one of the most interesting and best preserved castles of Trentino. Famous and remembered by many legends of the place, it is located in Ivano Fracena in Valsugana, near
The turreted complex of the Pergine Castle rises at the turn of the Fersina basin and that of the Brenta on the foothills of the Tegazzo. It is partially open, a part of the castle is used as
This castle was built to control the road that led to Germany and eventually became the residence of the bishop-princes before and after the famous Council of Trent. The castle-symbol of Trent
This is the greatest fortified building not in an urban area in the whole Trentino. It has been the protagonist of many battles such as the Calliano one in 1487 and inspired many legends.
The castle lies on a rocky spur under the close Pale di San Martino, and it is the only castle in the Primiero area.
It has been fief of the bishops of Feltre and residence of the Welspergs.
Dated back to 1300, the castle had been modified by Venetians but still keeps its original medieval aspect.
After many years of restorations, the castle houses the Italian Historical War
Sabbionara d'Avio Castle
This castle is one of the most well-known in Trentino, and, already mentioned in a document of the XIII century, it certainly has ancient origins. The first owners were the feudal lords of
The Castle of Casteldarne
The castle was founded in the XVI century by an Italian master-builder near the homonymous hamlet of Casteldarne. Casteldarne can boast the fact of being one of the few castle still completely
The picnic areas in Val Belluna
Picnic areas in Val Belluna:
Municipality of Belluno Place
Nevegal Opening time: from May to September
Bar: yes Restrooms: yes
Trekking tours: Col Toront, Col Visentin, Col
Rosengarten - Latemar
The Trails of Legend consist of 30 possible excursions among the Rosengarten and Latemar. Six of them are travels in the traces of famous legends such as the Mermaid of the Lake of Carezza,
Saint Barbara, celebrated on December 4, is a strong female figure: since she refused to marry the man chosen by her father, she was locked in a tower with only two windows. Having become a