Sights worth seeing in Vitipeno/Sterzing and the surrounding area

You should not miss these!

It is not just Vitipeno/Sterzing and the Wipp Valley but the whole of South Tyrol that has a great deal to offer anyone interested in culture. If the weather should ever not quite play along then you have numerous options for organising your day on holiday to be entertaining and exciting for the whole family.

We at Hotel Seeber have gathered a few suggestions for you that will make your holiday here in Racines/Ratschings near Vitipeno/Sterzing even more exciting. Be surprised by the variety of cultural attractions in South Tyrol!

Mondo delle Miniere Ridanna Monteneve/BergbauWelt Ridnaun-Schneeberg

Head underground and find out all about the processes involved in the work of miners in ore mining in the past. Here at Mondo delle Miniere Ridanna Monteneve/BergbauWelt Ridnaun-Schneeberg, which runs through the rock at 2,000 to 2,500 m altitude, you can find out everything about ore mining, transport and preparation, in fact the whole process in a mine is vividly presented. 

Vitipeno/Sterzing old town

The old town of Vitipeno/Sterzing with its arcade lanes and impressive Zwölferturm tower is ideal for leisurely window shopping and has several cultural highlights: Visit the town hall, the Multscher Museum and Municipal Museum, the Zwölferturm tower and the parish church of Vitipeno/Sterzing and be captivated by the old walls.

Castel/Schloss Wolfsthurn in Mareta/Mareit

The only purely Baroque castle in South Tyrol is in Mareta/Mareit, a district in the Racines/Ratschings municipality, and accommodates the South Tyrolean Provincial Museum for Hunting and Fishing. In the castle you can see superbly maintained state rooms, furniture, paintings and artistic stucco work as well as elaborate tapestries that illustrate hunting motifs. Explore the old walls and immerse yourself in bygone times.

Castel Tasso/Burg Reifenstein in Campo di Tréns/Freienfeld

In Campo di Tréns/Freienfeld near Vitipeno/Sterzing this Medieval castle towers on a hill and offers adults and children everything they could want from a castle: a portcullis, arrow slits, battlements, a moat with bridge and much more.

Bolzano/Bozen old town

The old town of Bolzano/Bozen with its romantic arcade lanes invites you to shop and while away the hours and has numerous cultural highlights. Various museums like the Municipal Museum, the Mercantile Museum or the Cathedral Treasure Chamber are just as interesting as the South Tyrolean Archaeological Museum where you can admire Ötzi in his natural state.


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