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.
Mulins y rojules sa Bula
The journey leads to discover the treasures of Bulla, an idyllic little village above Ortisei. You first visit the old mills built in the 18th and 19th century and learn more about the ancient miller’s profession. After, you can enjoy the rose garden nearby the Uhrerhof, with the picturesque and fragrant splendour of its more than 6.000 rose bushes.
06.08.2020 - 14:30
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.
06.08.2020 - 6:00
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.
07.08.2020 - 9:30
L luech da paur
On a farm there is always something going on: 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.
10.08.2020 - 9:00
La capela dl Crist
The oldest church in the valley lies on the ancient path “Troi Paian” and is consecrated to St. Jacob – protector of pilgrims and hikers. You walk on an uphill path through picturesque meadow slopes and woods, reaching the St. Jacob’s Church. Once arrived, you should have a peaceful rest and enjoy the wonderful view over the Sassolungo Group.
10.08.2020 - 14:00
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.
11.08.2020 - 9:30
L rundenì dla Dolomites
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.
12.08.2020 - 9:00