Day trips in South Tyrol
Our tips for your activity holiday
Day trips in South Tyrol have plenty to offer guests. So that you can also experience the most beautiful spots on earth around Sesto/Sexten we have put together some day trip tips for you here. These are day trips out into South Tyrolean nature and also to interesting and special cultural events.
One of these day trips in South Tyrol takes you for example to the wonderful Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee, which offers a unique sight of crystal clear water in front of a magical mountain backdrop surrounded by forests. One of the most stunning day trips in South Tyrol's Val Pusteria/Pustertal.
It is worth visiting the main town of the Three Peaks in the Dolomites. The 13th century Collegiate Church is the largest Romanesque sacral building in the whole of South Tyrol and the crypt with frescoes by Michael Pacher, a famous Medieval Tyrolean painter and wood carver, is really worth seeing. Other sights are the San Candido/Innichen Franciscan monastery as well as the DoloMythos, a museum about the Dolomites that is interesting for the whole family.
The town of Brunico/Bruneck, Val Pusteria/Pustertal's main town, is situated 40 km from Sesto/Sexten. Stroll through the old town with its beautiful town houses and romantic arcade lanes and when you're shopping and whiling away the hours treat yourself in one of the great restaurants in the town that offers South Tyrolean specialities.
Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee
Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee, situated between Brunico/Bruneck and Dobbiaco/Toblach, is a magical day trip destination in South Tyrol. Crystal clear water reflects the silhouettes of the surrounding mountains and forests, a breathtakingly beautiful sight.
Walk around the largest natural lake in the Dolomites and enjoy the beauty of nature.
"Kneipp für mich®" activity park in Villabassa/Niederdorf
Refreshment for the summer – you can cool off on hot summer days at this great Kneipp facility in Villabassa/Niederdorf. The numerous green areas and trees that provide shade provide a natural setting for well-being and relaxation. Recharge your batteries at the Kneipp activity park in Villabassa/Niederdorf.
Mobilcard – unlimited mobility
You can use all public transport in South Tyrol unlimited for 1, 3, or 7 days with the Mobilcard. The Mobilcard is valid for regional trains, local buses and certain cable cars and quite a bit more. You can find more information about the Mobilcard prices and services at www.mobilcard.info
Gustav Mahler Music Weeks
The music weeks take place every year in July and offer fans of classical music an extensive musical and interesting academic programme. Do not miss this event if you like Mahler and classical music.
South Tyrol's festivals
Musical highlights and numerous cultural events are offered every year in September in Dobbiaco/Toblach. Let yourself be engulfed by the captivating sounds of classical music and enjoy performances by various orchestras and conductors of international standing and fame.
Alta Pusteria/Hochpustertal International Choir Festival
The Alta Pusteria/Hochpustertal International Choir Festival has been staged in June every year since 1998 and numerous choirs and singers captivate the audience for five whole days with pieces from all musical eras and genres. A musical journey through South Tyrol's Val Pusteria/Pustertal.