Combine nature and culture
Experience culture and nature
The village Reschen, which is located at an altitude of 1,509 meters above sea level, offers you unforgettable vacation during every season. You will not feel constricted by the mountains as below on a length of about seven kilometres you can find the Reschen reservoir. You can discover as well many beautiful hiking and meadow trails around you.
Hikers can discover something special above the village Reschen. You will find the source of the Etsch, the longest river in South Tyrol and the second longest river in Italy. The Etsch has its source above Reschen at 1550m and can be explored on an easy circular trail.
If you want to combine nature with culture during your vacation, Vinschgau will not disappoint you – Far from it! The Churburg at Schluderns or the Abbey Marienberg above the village Burgeis as well as the smallest city of South Tyrol, Glurns, is waiting for you.
The history of the Reschen reservoir will amaze you! It tells the story of the bell tower from Alt-Graun which raises above the lake and is a famous and popular sight. People from all over the world want to catch their moment with the bell tower behind them. A wonderful surrounding for your vacation in the mountains.
Glurns is the smallest town in South Tyrol and enchants visitors with its special flair and narrow streets. The idyllic surroundings, bordered by a historic town wall, makes the small town unique. Glurns is a small treasure in where the permanent exhibition of the famous artist Paul Flora has found its place. The native Glurnser artist, graphic designer and drawer already discovered in teenage years his passion for art and expressed his passion with ironic and satirical images.
This Benedictine abbey is the largest in Europe and perched above the village of Burgeis in Vinschgau for over 900 years. During the middle ages, agriculture has been revolutionized here. There are still numerous of writings from that time. In this abbey, the famous Vinschger Paarlbrot was baked for the first time.