About the Village of Feldthurns / Velturno near Bressanone
Feldthurns/Velturno is a small village situated at an altitude of 850 meters above sea-level in the low mountain range around the Eisack/Isarco Valley. It boasts a quaint old village square with picturesque inns and pubs, handsome farmhouses, proud manorial estates, as well as a Gothic church and a Renaissance castle with turrets dating back to 1577. Here in the former summer residence of the Prince-Bishop of Brixen/Bressanone, you can experience both interesting peasant traditions and modern village culture, including concerts and outdoor theatre. Every visit is unique. It is a meeting place for ancient traditions and world-class culture. Just above the Unterwirt wellness hotel looms the old Velturns Renaissance castle. The Alpine meadows in the surrounding mountains are excellent destinations for hiking enthusiasts.