Holidays in Riffian-Kuens/ Rifiano-Caines
Historic buildings and excellent walks in Riffian-Kuens/ Rifiano-Caines
Holidays in Riffian-Kuens/ Rifiano-Caines

Holidays in Riffian-Kuens/ Rifiano-Caines

Historic buildings and excellent walks in Riffian-Kuens/ Rifiano-Caines

The Riffian-Kuens/ Rifiano-Caines holiday areas are located near the spa town of Meran/Merano (five km), and close to the Hirzer hiking area and the Texelgruppe Nature Park with the Meran High Mountain Trail. Nestled between fruit meadows and vineyards, the villages have retained its traditional character.

Riffian (504m a.s.l.)
As a place of pilgrimage, many priceless cultural artifacts can be found in Riffian. The Pietà in the parish church from 1415 and the baptismal font (ca. 1380) are of great interest. In the cemetery chapel, there are original Gothic frescoes dating back to the year 1415.

Kuens (592m a.s.l.)
In Kuens, near Meran, visitors can see the famous earth pyramids of the Passeiertal Valley and the Tractor Museum of Kuens.
Sights of interest in Riffian-Kuens/ Rifiano-Caines
Pfarrkirche Zu den Heiligen Mauritius und Korbinian Parish Church in Caines/Kuens
Pfarrkirche Zu den Heiligen Mauritius und Korbinian Parish Church in Caines/Kuens
In the 8th century, there was probably a church at the place where the present church of St. Korbinian stands. The church was restored in the 12th century in ...
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Earth Pyramids in Caines/Kuens
Earth Pyramids in Caines/Kuens
See unique spire, tower or cone-shaped figures made of sandstone, which remained preserved by resting boulders before removal. In the Fineletal Valley at ...
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Traktor Museum at the Ungerichthof Farm in Kuens/Caines
Traktor Museum at the Ungerichthof Farm in Kuens/Caines
At the tractor museum, 30 Porsche Diesels from various model years can be examined. An experience for young and old alike! Every first Friday of the month at 3 ...
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Wallfahrtskirche Zu den Sieben Schmerzen Mariens Pilgrimage Church in Riffian/Rifiano
Wallfahrtskirche Zu den Sieben Schmerzen Mariens Pilgrimage Church in Riffian/Rifiano
The church is a Baroque building from the year 1671, by the master builder Franz Delai. Of particular interest are the Pietà, from around 1415, and the ...
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Burgstall Prehistoric Settlement Site in Riffian/Rifiano
Burgstall Prehistoric Settlement Site in Riffian/Rifiano
The Burgstall is a settlement from the late Iron Age, inhabited from approximately 400 B C over several centuries. It got distroyed after the middle of the 1st ...
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Historic lumber mill at Brunner in Vernuer/Vernurio
Historic lumber mill at Brunner in Vernuer/Vernurio
Near the Brunner Hotel in Vernuer/Vernurio there is a fully preserved sawmill dating back to 1906. Open daily for visits.
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Hiking tips in Riffian-Kuens/Rifiano-Caines
Riffianer Waalweg Trail
Hiking, all hiking routes, easy, medium, Waalwege Trails, Themed Trails
Riffianer Waalweg Trail
Waalwege are paths along the ancient irrigation channels. Ascend to the canal trail via the Kirchweg or Rösslweg streets. After approx. 300 m the ...
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From Riffian/Rifiano to the Merano Spa Promenade
Hiking, all hiking routes, easy, medium, Path suitable for baby carriages, Winter hikes
From Riffian/Rifiano to the Merano Spa Promenade
In winter some sections of the route may be covered in snow or ice. Taking the path below the local Tourist Office, proceed along the Passer river as ...
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Kuenser Waalweg Trail
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Kuenser Waalweg Trail
Waalwege are paths along the ancient irrigation channels. From the Ungericht Hof farm (Neolithic engraved stone), follow the road for approx. 10 ...
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The Hike to the Obisellsee Lake
Hiking, all hiking routes, medium
The Hike to the Obisellsee Lake
This hike leads through some fascinating, isolated Alpine terrain at unusually low altitude down in the valley. This is for those interested in ...
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Path of Contemplation (Besinnungsweg) in Riffian/Rifiano
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Path of Contemplation (Besinnungsweg) in Riffian/Rifiano
From the parking lot in Caines/Kuens proceed along the Hochübel road taking the Riffianer Waalweg trail before arriving at the Sanctuary of the ...
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Activities in Riffian-Kuens/Rifiano-Caines
Beach Volleyball in Riffian/Rifiano
Beach Volleyball in Riffian/Rifiano
Beach volleyball with panoramic dining Do you want to work out after a hard day’s work or play a match with your friends while having fun? The Riffl snack bar ...
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