Lake in Val Venosta (Vinschgau)

Lago di Resia

Just before the Passo di Resia and Austrian border is the deep blue Lago do Resia, a result of 1950s dam projects. The drowned Romanesque church tower in the lake here might be the region’s de rigueur roadside photo…
Village in Val Venosta (Vinschgau)


A walled medieval town, Glorenza was once a kingpin in the region’s salt trade. Its pristine burgher houses, colonnaded shops, town gates, fortifications and ramparts were faithfully restored in the 1970s, and while…
Monastery in Val Venosta (Vinschgau)


The beautiful Benedictine monastery of Marienberg, perched up some 1340m above Malles, has a museum dedicated to its eight centuries of monastic life, though the view and architecture are worth the drive up alone. …
Museum in Val di Solda & Val d'Ultimo

Messner Mountain Museum

Located – quite literally – inside a hill, the unique Messner Mountain Museum Ortles articulates the theme of ‘ice’ with artistically displayed exhibits on glaciers, ice-climbing and pole expeditions, all at 1900m.