Villabassa: the tourists' paradise in Val Pusteria
Villabassa is one of the most fascinating places in Val Pusteria, a real treat for tourists who come here to enjoy the beautiful landscapes to explore on foot or by ski, and the Kneipp paths, which have made this place one of the most famous in Worldwide.
The municipality of Villabassa is located at 1154 m s.l.m. and has an important tourist tradition. Starting with the cultural attractions, starting from the Wasserman House where the tourism museum is located which documents the most interesting features of the place. Not to be missed is the church of S. Stefano to take a dip in the late Baroque era, the Church of the hospital of the Holy Trinity, built between 1456 and 1473, and the church of Santa Maddalena in Moso, which boasts one of the most famous organs in Europe.
The landscape surrounding Villabassa is perfect for everyone and guarantees fun in every season. In winter, Villabassa offers ski slopes and fabulous landscapes. It is the favorite place for cross-country skiers, who find perfectly groomed slopes for almost 200 kilometers in Val Pusteria. The slopes are the well-known of Monte Baranci, Monte Elmo, Croda Rossa, Plan de Corones.
In summer, the opportunities for excursions are many and guarantee equally wonderful landscapes: from Monte Serla to the Alta Via of the Dolomites, up to Longarone. For cycling lovers there is the in Villabassa there is the starting point for the hardest route in the Dolomites, the Dolomiti Superbike. But also a cycle path suitable for everyone, the well-known Pusterbike.
For lovers of relaxation mixed with active holidays, Villabassa offers a special place that has earned it the primacy of the first certified wellness village "Kneipp für mich®": 5 hectares of park in the center of the village, the number 1 facility for Kneipp hydrotherapy, immersed in a splendid setting, and which also includes tennis courts, a bowling alley, a recreational area and "Adventurland", the park to entertain even the little ones.