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Cross-cultural exchange between South Tyrol and Trentino
Holy Sanctuaries in a awe-inspiring natural landscape

Culture in the Deutschnonsberg Area

A meeting-point between two cultures

Along the biggest geological fault line in the Alpine region, the Alta Val di Non region is situated along two intercontinental tectonic plates.

Along the biggest geological fault line in the Alpine region, the Alta Val di Non/Deutschnonsberg region is situated along two intercontinental tectonic plates. Enclosed by the Laugenspitze peak, the Gampenpass mountain pass and the Mendelkamm ridge, the vibrant exchange of cultures throughout the Deutschnonsberg is noticeable in various ways. The cuisine of the Deutschnonsberg is also a combination of different gastronomic influences.

The historical artefacts and relics in the Deutschnonsberg area are well looked after and the old wartime bunker on the Gampenpass, formerly part of a WWII system of defence, is now home to the Gampen Gallery. Besides a permanent mineral collection, various art exhibitions are held on its four floors, including a photo exhibition illustrating the story of the Gampenpass road.

The sanctuaries in San Romedio in Trentino and Senale/Unsere liebe Frau im Walde in South Tyrol continue to attract visitors. Religious devotees still come to pray at the Holy Shrines and walk down various meditation paths and pilgrim walks, such as the Jakobsweg trail or Romedius-Pilgerweg trail.


The oldest settlement in the Deutschnonsberg area, the picturesque village of Senale, is also home to the oldest religious sanctuary in Tyrol.


Surrounded by the Laugen mountain and the Mendelkamm ridge, the Deutschnonsberg is situated in a particularly interesting area.


One of the most important WWII-era bunker systems in South Tyrol was built on the Gampenpass on the border between South Tyrol and Trentino. Today the...


The Deutschnonsberg area is home to two of the oldest religious sanctuaries in Tyrol, Unsere liebe Frau im Walde (Our Lady of Senale) and San Romedio.


Surrounded by larch forests and pastures at an altitude of 1,600 m, the Felixer Weiher lake measures about 200 m in circumference, and is up to 3 m deep.


Surrounded by larch trees, the waterfall in San Felice cascades down a 75 m rock face, making it one of the highest in South Tyrol.


Liebhaber spannender Naturschauspiele haben am Deutschnonsberg die Qual der Wahl zwischen dem Canyon Rio Sass und dem Flusspark Novella.