Rodengo. In the shadow of the castle
Rodengo lies on the soft slopes and green meadows of a small plateau between Valle Isarco and Val Pusteria. The village is overlooked by Castel Rodengo, a mighty and untouched castle clinging to a crag, an architectural jewel characterized by imposing beautiful defensive structures and preserving ancient and precious frescoes, inspired to the Iwein saga, written by Hartmann von Aue and belonging to the Arthurian Cycle.
In summer, Alpe di Rodengo is perfect for hikes or mountain bike tours, in particular in the blossoming period of rhododendron. The panoramic Shepherds' huts itinerary and the didactical path Bee's gold, allowing you to discover all secrets of beekeeping. In winter, the plateau offers a wonderful cross-country ring and many snowshoe itineraries.
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 possible to admire the...
The tradition of Törggelen
Törggelen is one of the most popular traditions in South Tyrol. Its name, of Latin origins, means squashing, twisting, and refers to the grape treading taking place after harvest.
In the past the peasant was...
Wine and food tour in South Tyrol
South Tyrol is without a doubt the dream of every gourmet. An uncontaminated nature, clean air, a mild climate and the love of man enrich this land with delicious gifts, so much that South Tyrol is an essential...