Attractions
Visit and be amazed
Attractions
In the past, the villages of Tesimo/Tisens, Caprile/Gfrill, Narano/Naraun, Plazzoles/Platzers, Grissiano/Grissian and the castle village of Prissiano/Prissian were popular holiday destinations for the aristocracy and landowners. As a result, the area displays plenty of castles and noble villas surrounded by vineyards and chestnut groves. Many castles are still actively used today, such as Katzenzungen Castle, the home of the famous Versoaln vine.
Around Tesimo - Prissiano there are also several impressive churches, mountain churches and chapels, including S. Christofo and S. Ippolito, S. Giacomo in Grissiano and S. Apollonia in nearby Sirmiano/Sirmian, but also museums and historic cultural sites. The South Tyrol Classic vintage car rallye runs through the narrow historic centres of Tesimo and Prissiano.
Also worth a visit is the Rainguthof wildlife park, an open-air area impressively designed for both children and adults, with lots of well-known and rare animals.
The Kneipp Wellness Facility in the heart of Prissian is a popular destination for those looking for balance and relaxation.
Fahlburg Castle
Castles, Forts
Fahlburg Castle
Castle Fahlburg, originally „Tower of Vall“, was built during the 13th Century and owned by the Lords von Zobel. After the extinction of this family, there ...
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Castel Zwingenburg
Forts, Castles
Castel Zwingenburg
The Zwingenburg Castle it is situated above Prissiano, a village in South Tyrol. Castle Zwingenburg was first mentioned in 1237. In 1274, the sovereign ...
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Church of Saint Nicolaus
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Church of Saint Nicolaus
The church of Saint Nicolaus was build in the 13th century and renewed in the 16. century.
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Casatsch-Pfeffersburg
Forts, Ruins, Castles
Casatsch-Pfeffersburg
Ruins of Pfeffersburg, also called Casatsch. Contraryto the fore-mentioned castles, which all remain more or less in tact, the old castle Casatsch which once ...
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Saint Christoph Church at Tesimo
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Saint Christoph Church at Tesimo
The Saint Christoph Church, at the hill called "Vorbichl", was buil during the 13th Century. Today, only the tower with its double arch windows is still ...
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The chapel of the Fahlburg-Castle
Castles, Forts, Churches, chapels, religious centres
The chapel of the Fahlburg-Castle
The chapel, dedicated to all saints, is located in the basement of Fahlburg castle.
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Church of Sant Sebastian
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Church of Sant Sebastian
The church of Saint Sebastian at Plazzoles was rebuild in 1889/90, after the old church was totaly destroied by fire.
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S. Hippolyt´s Church in Naraun
Churches, chapels, religious centres
S. Hippolyt´s Church in Naraun
This small, old Romanesque church dedicated to a relatively unknown patron saint is situated on a scenic and unique basalt hill above Lana.
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