Top Choice Museum in Val Pusteria

Messner Mountain Museum Kronplatz

Reinhold Messner's sixth and final mountain museum also sadly happened to be one of the final projects of star architect Zaha Hadid before her untimely death in 2016. Located at 2275m (access is only via the Kronpla…
Cemetery in Brunico (Bruneck)

War Cemetary

This pristinely maintained cemetery is set in a forest on Kühbergl just behind the town and has graves of soldiers from the nearby WWI front as well as a section of WWII dead. Most of the WWI soldiers buried here ar…
Cathedral in Bressanone (Brixen)

Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and San Cassiano

The lofty two-spired Baroque beauty you see today was built on top of the AD 980 Gothic-Romanesque original in 1745. While the bishop decamped to Bolzano some years back, this remains Südtirol's most important churc…
Museum in Bressanone (Brixen)

Museo Diocesano

This museum is far more interesting than most of its ilk, its magnificent palazzo home testament to Bressanone's once-important religious standing. It's popular when the Christmas Market crowds arrive, due to its ex…
Palace in Val di Fiemme

Palazzo Vescovile

The modern day Magnificent Community of Fiemme is headquartered in the wonderfully frescoed Palazzo Vescovile in Val di Fiemme’s main town of Cavalese. The building is not open to the public but is worthy of an admi…
Museum in Val Gardena

Museum de Gherdëina

Ortisei's fabulously folky Museum de Gherdëina has a particularly exquisite collection of wooden toys and sculptures.
Park in Alpe di Siusi & Parco Naturale Sciliar-Catinaccio

Parco Naturale Sciliar-Catinaccio

This 7291-hectare park takes in the Sciliar and Catinaccio massifs as well as pine forests, pastureland and lakes.
Museum in Val di Fassa

Museo Ladin de Fascia

One of the Ladin valley's fascinatingly kooky cultural museums, with beautiful wood carvings and quotidian objects.
Museum in Val Badia & Alpe di Fanes

Museo Ladin

Atmospherically set in a castle 15km south of Brunico and full of folk treasures.