Sights in the Dolomites – Always worth a visit
A selection of great destinations in and around Villabassa:
Tourism Museum in Villabassa
The “Haus Wassermann” features exciting testimonials which give a fascinating view into Villabassa around the 19th century. The exhibitions on two floors focus on the origin and history of tourism in this area.
Rudolf-Stolz Museum in Sesto
Rudolf Stolz (1874 to 1960) was one of the most famous and renowned South Tyrolean painters. The fresco “Totentanz” (“Death Dance”) in the cemetery of Sesto is considered his master piece.
Explore this monumental castle, which towers high on a cliff above the valley basin of Campo Tures. The beautiful gothic frescos in the chapel are just one of many highlights!
Visiting this majestic medieval castle on a hill above Brunico should definitely be on top of your to-do list. It is home to the MMM which features the theme “mountain tribes”.
Nature Park House Dobbiaco
Stroll through the cultural centre Grand Hotel Dobbiaco and find out many interesting things about the natural and cultural landscape of the nature park Fanes-Sennes-Braies – plenty of background knowledge for your active holiday in our region.
MMM Plan de Corones
Visit the Reinhold Messner Mountain Museum on top of Plan de Corones at 2.275 meters above sea level! The mountaineer legend has dedicated the sixth MMM to traditional alpinism and offers a breath-taking presentation.
Museum of Popular Art in Teodone
Take a trip into the past and stroll through this amazing museum village with ancient farm houses, barns, attics and a baroque mansion – surely one of the most beautiful museums of its kind in the entire alpine region.
Show dairy farm Three Peaks
Witness how delicious South Tyrolean chees is traditionally made. Of course, you can taste and buy the finished products in the Dobbiaco diary.
DoloMythos San Candido
Go way back into prehistoric times and discover the genesis of the Dolomites, as well as their flora and fauna. Attention! You might meet prehistoric lizards and mountain bears along the way
The Sesto Sundial
Be amazed by a true wonder of nature: The five majestic dolomite peaks Cima Nove, Cima Dieci (Croda Rossa di Sesto), Cima Undici, Cima Dodici and Cima Uno are actually the biggest stone sundial in the world! Already the ancient Romans knew about this phenomenon.