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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.
Ruin of the church St. Anton Abt in Prissiano/Prissian
Ruins, Churches, chapels, religious centres
Ruin of the church St. Anton Abt in Prissiano/Prissian
From the church of Sant'Antonio Abate, mentioned for the first time in 1323, today are only preserved some walls.
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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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Historic bridge of stone at Prissiano
Other historical buildings
Historic bridge of stone at Prissiano
The historic bridge of stone in the center of Prissiano (called "Stuanbogen") was first mentioned in 1308. By 1591 at the latest, the bridge was provided with ...
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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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St. Hippolyt - mythical place of energy
Monuments, natural monuments, Mystical sites, Churches, chapels, religious centres
St. Hippolyt - mythical place of energy
In the north of the low mountain range of Tesimo lies with its 758 m the from far visible St. Hippolyt Chruch in Narano. The hill is secluded, away from the ...
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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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Ruin Schloss Holz
Castles, Ruins, Forts
Ruin Schloss Holz
The former Castle Holz, which is mentioned in 1236, has only a few ruined walls. It is located above Prissiano in a forested area.
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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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