Culture for the eyes and the palate: Val Gardena is known for its rich history. There is much to discover in the footsteps of the Rhaetians and the Romans, and a journey to discover the treasures of art and architecture is promising. The local heritage museum “Museum de Gherdёina” offers a stroll through the valley’s history, but even during a visit of woodcarving laboratories it is possible to get to know an important piece of local craftmanship. Cooking classes and farm visits are highly recommended for gourmets.
The art of woodcarving has a centuries-old tradition in Val Gardena. Originally it was a pastime for the whole family during the long winter evenings. Today, woodcarving extends from sacral to contemporary art. In the compact introductory course, you will try relief carving and learn the basic knowledge of this craft under expert supervision.
Friday 31.03.2023, 14:30 - 8 available spots
L luech da paur
On a farm there is always something happening: here the diversity of nature can be lived day after day. When you visit the Tiscion farm, you will see the horses, cows, hens, ducks, goats and sheep in their stables, stroke the rabbits and hear some stories about the daily life on a mountain farm. An exciting experience for the whole family. To conclude, you can taste some products such as milk and eggs from the farm.
Storia y cultura
Take a guided tour and discover Ortisei with it's picturesque village centre and the wonderful churches, its charming lifestyle and the many traditions. Let’s visit different artists directly in their studio and discover behind the scenes the background stories of Val Gardena artistic craft.
I tieres tl bosch dla Dolomites
They still exist In Val Gardena: the areas, where you can discover the alpine animals up close. You hike through the enchanting summer landscape of the Nature Park Puez-Odle with a local guide, who explains the magnificent flora and fauna.
L rundenì dla Dolomites
If you shout towards a mountain wall, the echo replies. This acoustic phenomenon is truly suggestive and Vallunga is the ideal place to hear the sound come back. During the excursion you pass in front of the idyllic St. Sylvester’s Chapel and finally reach Pra da Ri - a magical and inviting meadow to rest and enjoy the fascinating world of the Puez-Odle Natural Park. Just try it: in addition to the echo, you will also be able to listen to many other wonderful sounds of nature.
Raida di mejes ntëur S. Cristina
Discover the special features of the local Ladin architecture and get interesting information about the centuries-old history of the valley and the daily life of the farmers.
Starting from the Dosses Square, a short bus ride takes you to the starting point of this short hike. Via the newly opened path Troi de Frëines, the trail heads downhill towards S. Cristina, featuring various historic buldings along the path. An instructive excursion into the past for the whole family!
Mulins y rojules sa Bula
In the past, the Bergweiler Pufels was Val Gardena’s granary due to its strategic location. Between three and seven farms built and managed the municipal mills in the Pufeler Schlucht. Guided tours of partially preserved buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries are used to explain how grain cultivation and milling worked in the past.
Cujiné sun n luech da paur
Experience a very special cooking class with farmer Anna. She loves regional delicacies and cooks with heart and passion. By taxi you will reach the farm “Curijel” from Selva. During this cooking class you prepare various dishes, which will then be tasted in the typical Tyrolean "Stube".
Raida di mejes
During this farm hike you discover the special features of the Ladin rural architecture. After an introduction at the Val Gardena Heritage Museum, you walk to S. Giacomo and visit the original historic farmhouses as well as the oldest church in the valley.
The geology of the Dolomites is more exciting than a thriller. The palaeontologist Herwig Prinoth will use fossils and rocks to tell you the most important secrets of these mountains in an understandable way. Good to know: the Geotrail Bulla is one of the few places in the world where the layers - which are documenting the largest mass extinction of all times - can be touched with your own hands.