Gherdëina is one of the most famous and charming valleys in South Tyrol. Annually, numerous tourists visit Gherdëina to get acquainted with its culture. Natural sceneries and towns of the area are what attracts visitors from all over the world.
Ortisei, the heart of Gherdëina
Ortisei is the most populated town in Gherdëina. In summer, you can admire Ortisei, while walking along the pedestrian zone – a meeting and shopping place. Or else you can visit numerous historic churches and museums. In winter, instead, the main attraction is represented by the traditional Christmas market.
Sëlva, surrounded by the mountains
The residential zone of Sëlva is located at the foot of four most famous mountain groups of the area: the Stevia mountains, the Cir mountains, the Sella Group, and the Langkofel. In summer, it’s a destination preferred by tourists who like hiking in mountains, while in winter, it’s the skiers who crowd the slopes of this area.
Santa Cristina Gherdëina
Santa Cristina Gherdëina is situated half way between the towns of Ortisei and Sëlva. Either Santa Cristina is a renowned tourist center of the valley. The town is famous first of all for its religious and military architecture. Bergkapelle is a small Bauhaus-style church, built on Monte Pana by an Austrian architect Franz Baumann, in the 30’s. While the Fischburg is a castle built at the behest of earls Wolkenstein for residential and defensive purposes.