Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio

Trentino & South Tyrol

This is northern Italy's, and the Alps', largest national park, spilling into the next-door region of Lombardy and bordering Switzerland's Parco Nazionale Svizzero.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Trentino & South Tyrol attractions

1. Messner Mountain Museum

2.23 MILES

Located – quite literally – inside a hill, the unique Messner Mountain Museum Ortles articulates the theme of ‘ice’ with artistically presented exhibits…

2. Museum

9.62 MILES

The museum next door to Kloster St Johann takes you through part of the monastery complex, with Carolingian art and other relics.

3. Kloster St Johann

9.64 MILES

Vibrant Carolingian (9th century) and Romanesque (12th century) frescos smother the interior of the church of Benedictine Kloster St Johann. Beneath…

4. Glorenza

11.25 MILES

A walled medieval town, Glorenza (Glurns) was once a kingpin in the region’s salt trade. Its pristine burgher houses, colonnaded shops, town gates,…

5. Area Faunistica Pejo

11.87 MILES

For an up-close look at the red and roe deer indigenous to Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio, visit this small hillside wildlife centre, dedicated to caring…

6. Segheria Veneziana dei Bègoi

13.36 MILES

This working 18th-century 'Venetian sawmill', powered by the rushing waters of the Torrente Rabbiés and built according to a design reputedly conceived by…

7. Marienberg

13.76 MILES

Perched high above the village of Burgeis (Burgusio) at 1340m, the beautiful Benedictine monastery of Marienberg has a museum dedicated to its eight…

8. Swiss National Park

18.98 MILES

When an environmentally on-the-ball land like Switzerland has just one national park, you can bet it’s a good one. Huddled away in the far southeast of…