Excursions in the Eggental Valley
and South Tyrol

The Gasserhof is the ideal base for many worthwhile excursions

Sights in the Eggental Valley and surrounding area
Maria Weissenstein

The imposing pilgrimage church - South Tyrol's most important - which can be seen from far and wide. A Baroque church from the 17th century with views of the Schlern, Rosengarten, Latemar and Ortler Group mountains.

Bletterbach Geoparc - South Tyrol's Grand Canyon
8 km-long canyon inside the mountains: The 400 metre-deep gorge near Aldein/Radein is a journey through the history of the earth. Geo-trails, forestry trails, guided hikes and the visitor centre unlock nature's secrets layer by layer.

"Max Valier" Observatory
South Tyrol's only public observatory, "Max Valier", and the sun observatory in Obergummer offer fascinating glimpses of the secrets of the universe. The walk along the Planet Trail is also highly recommended for children.

Sights in South Tyrol

South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology with Oetzi, the ice man, in Bolzano - approx. 20 km
Messner Mountain Museum at Sigmundskron Castle near Bolzano - approx. 25 km
Lake Kalterer - approx. 35 km
The Botanical Gardens at Trauttmansdorff Castle near Merano - approx. 45 km
and much more