Sights in the Italian Alps: exhibitions and museums

Mountain villages offer a number of recreational opportunities, both for culture and art enthusiasts and fun lovers. The wide choice ranges from historical museums, such as those dedicated to the Great War, to museums of natural science, to ethnographic museums describing traditions and customs of mountain communities. There are several opportunities to visit castles and fortresses, historical buildings, parks, natural wonders and mines, but also exhibitions of contemporary art, open-air installations, museums of handicrafts and local products, educational farms... not to forget, of course, the museums dedicated to the Alps and the history of alpinism.… continue

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Famers museum zu Tschötsch

Castelrotto / KastelruthAlpe di Siusi / Seiser Alm, Dolomites, South Tyrol
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The Farmers’ Museum at Tschötscherhof dates back to 1995. Back then the old stable was being rebuilt and during the works a variety of peasants’ farm equipment - that belonged to Michael Jaider’s forefathers - was discovered.

Educational farm Il Tempo delle Mele

Samoclevo (Val di Sole)Val di Sole and Val Rendena, Trentino

To approach the real life of this farm in Trentino you will find the Educational Farm, a breath of joy and liveliness. A timeless place to experience authentic mountain pleasures: the kingdom of apple orchards and the different types of fruit in Val di Sole.

Canyon Rio Sass

Fondo (Fondo - Mendola)Val di Non, Trentino
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A natural environment of incomparable beauty! This is the Rio Sass Canyon in Fondo, a deep gorge dividing the important village in Val di Non. Since 2001 the canyon is accessible thanks to footbridges and stairs, to let you discover swirling waters, waterfalls, and potholes.

Museum Paul Flora Museum in Glorenza

Glorenza / GlurnsVal Venosta / Vinschgau, South Tyrol

The native of Glurns, Paul Flora, illustrator, cartoonist and graphic artist, brought already at young age his passion for art, with an ironic and satiric express. He quickly gained a remarkable reputation far beyond the German-speaking countries and also worked as a cartoonist...

Taufers Castle

Campo Tures / Sand in TaufersTauferer Ahrntal, South Tyrol
1 Review

The particular homey character of the feudal Taufers Castle astonishes around 70,000 visitors every year. Children enjoy the Chamber of Armoury, art admirers the frescoes in the chapel painted by the Tyrolean Michael Pacher (abt 1435-1498) and romantics the appealing medieval atmosphere.

The Optical and Eyewear Museum

Pieve di Cadore (Centro Cadore)Cortina d'Ampezzo and surroundings, Dolomites, Veneto

The Museo dell’Occhiale was set up to collect, study and protect objects, images and sources - both oral and written - relating to the history of eyewear and other optical instruments in their various forms and to illustrate the history of reading glasses industry.

Locality: strutture 5 stelle e 4 superior

Criteria: strutture 5 stelle e 4 superior