What to visit in Passeiertal - Val Passiria
Museums and castles for holiday dedicated to culture
The Andreas Hofer museum in San Leonardo in Passiria
In San Leonardo in Passiria you can find the museum dedicated to Andreas Hofer, a Tyrolean freedom fighter. Learn about the life of Andreas Hofer and the events that lead him to become one of the most important figures in the history of the South Tyrol. The museum dedicated to Andreas Hofer traces the story of his life upon until his betrayal and execution which took place in Mantua in 1810.
The Bunker Mooseum
Discover something completely new and unique in Val Passiria: a museum dedicated to the history of Val Passiria set in a bunker dating back to the 40s: a unique experience for all the family. Here you can learn about the history of Val Passiria through some archaeological finds, have fun on the rock faces that are suitable for young children or admire the animals in the outdoor enclosure. These are just some of the highlights of the Bunker Mooseum!
The Tirol castle
The picturesque Tirol Castle, surrounded by vineyards, orchards and the splendid mountains in Val Passiria, was the ancestral seat of the Counts of Tirol. Today this fascinating castle houses the South Tyrolean Museum of History that tells the story of the Tirol from ancient times to the present day. Discover the castle’s numerous works of art, its ancient walls and historical rooms that are well preserved.