Innichen/San Candido in South Tyrol
You will thoroughly enjoy your fantastic holiday in Innichen/San Candido, South Tyrol with its extraordinary sights and its very special flavour! This market town is located at 1,170m above sea level, can be found in the family-friendly nature reserve of the Sextner Dolomites and has around 3,200 inhabitants.
The small town centre is very conveniently arranged and with its much-loved bustling pedestrianised area, it invites you to browse around the shops, or visit restaurants, bars and pavement cafes.
UNESCO AND THE DOLOMITES
Right in the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Dolomites our location is naturally and perfectly suited to a ski holiday in Hochpustertal/Alta Pusteria! And those seeking an active summer holiday will also be spoilt for choice with a huge selection of sporting opportunities that will get their hearts beating a little faster!
Culture lovers will also find a number of religious buildings to visit such as the Church of the Convent of the Franciscans with its associated museum and library dating back to the 13th century. The natural thermal springs are also well worth a visit. The practice of taking the waters in these springs, well-known for their curative qualities, dates far back into the middle ages. Today the area is an idyllic recreational zone with barefoot trail.
Families can also take part in a range of fun activities in the interactive Dolomythos museum where there are treasure hunts and much more.
The Chapel of Altötting and of the Holy Sepulchre in Innichen/San Candido in South Tyrol is a very important religious site built in the 17th century and is an outstanding monument to the piousness of the people in those times.
UPPER PUSTERIA VALLEY
In Hochpustertal/Alta Pusteria there are even more places worth visiting: Prags/Braies and its richly varied surroundings; the village of Sexten/Sesto with its exceptional Dolomite peaks is particularly loved by mountaineers; Toblach/Dobbiaco, the cultural centre of Hochpustertal/Alta Pusteria, where Gustav Mahler stayed during music festival weeks and Niederdorf/Villabassa, the popular village from which the Kneipp experience hails, and whose climate is especially conducive to spa breaks.