Selva / Val Gardena
Georg Hofer / TV Welsberg
Hotels in the area
Even Arthur Schnitzler and Hugo von Hoffmannsthal decided to build their summer house in Monguelfo, area so rich in lush rolling hills, dense forests and quaint limestone cliffs of the Dolomites. So far, the picturesque town, which owes its name to the lineage of Welfsberg (the vassal of the Counts von Gorz), is one of the most favored tourists destination.
The area is full of simple, natural beauty, just waiting to be discovered!
Monguelfo also satisfies lovers of history and culture: for example, with the altar is decorated by Paul Troger in the village church, or with the nature trails around the historic walls of Castel Monguelfo. Even sports enthusiasts will feel completely at ease in Monguelfo! Indeed, during spring, summer and autumn, the country is an ideal starting point for mountain biking, cycling (track cycling in the Val Pusteria), hiking and climbing of all grades of difficulty!
In winter Monguelfo attracts people with the wonderful slopes and modern ski Kronplatz, the ski area No 1 in Alto Adige!
Even cross-country skiing enthusiasts find what best works for them in Monguelfo and surroundings - in Val di Casies there are more than 40 km of cross country skiing, a real El Dorado!
And all around Monguelfo, even cross-country skiing enthusiasts will find ideal conditions and a real El Dorado of slopes to practice this sport in such close contact with nature!
It is not easy to reject a snowshoes stroll, or even just a walk in the fresh snow in the magnificent snowy landscape of the Alta Val Pusteria!
To be seen: blade of the altar in the Church of Monguelfo, Castel Monguelfo.
• Ideal starting point for climbing, hiking and mountain biking
• Altarpieces in the church of Welsberg
• Skiing and snowboarding: ski area Kronplatz
• Cross-country skiing: Gsiesertal (40 miles)