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Holidays in St. Martin in Thurn

The main attraction of the village St. Martin in Thurn at the entrance of Alta Badia is certainly the Ladin Museum inside Ciastel de Tor Castle.

Ciastel de Tor
Ciastel de Tor

Ciastel de Tor is a castle in Gadertal valley, which today accommodated the Ladin Museum.

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St. Martin in Thurn is located at 1,135 m of altitude in the heart of Kronplatz holiday region. As well part of the municipality, that is located in the Ladin-speaking Gadertal, are the districts of Campill, Pikolein and Untermoi.

The Ladin people have a millennia-old history and their language is only be spoken in very few regions today. Among the Ladin linguistic enclaves are for instance Badia, Alta Badia and Gröden as well as several small regions in the province of Trentino and in Switzerland.

In order to preserve the cultural peculiarities of this rustic mountain people, to make it accessible also to the people beyond this linguistic group, the Ladin Museum in St. Martin in Thurn tells their exciting history. The museum includes numerous exhibition objects displaying the world of legends and cultural history of the Ladin people. The museum is accommodated in Thurn Castle.

Skiing Area Kronplatz
Skiing Area Kronplatz

The biggest skiing area of South Tyrol

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Mt. Peitlerkofel
Mt. Peitlerkofel

Mt. Peitlerkofel - View to Antersasc

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Peitlerkofel
Peitlerkofel

Local mountain of St. Martin in Thurn

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Leisure activities in summer

If you like spending time outdoors, you will love St. Martin in Thurn too, as the village is an ideal starting point for varied hikes and mountain bike tours across Puez-Geisler Nature Park in summer. We especially recommend a mountain tour to the picturesque Mt. Peitlerkofel or an excursion to Würzjoch pass, connecting St, Martin in Thurn with Villnöss in summer.

The nearby Kronplatz hiking area offers many exciting activities for kids and adults during the warm months.

St. Martin in winter

In winter, the village is a rewarding territory for winter sports of all kinds – from ski touring to tobogganing. For instance, the natural toboggan run from Würzjoch to Untermoi is a highlight for families. For cross-country skiers, St. Martin in Thurn offers long cross-country ski runs. Skiers and snowboarders feel like in paradise in the ski area of Mt. Kronplatz and Alta Badia.

Immerse yourself in the legendary culture and nature of St. Martin in Thurn in the Dolomites!

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Ćiastel de Tor Castle
Ćiastel de Tor Castle

The Ćiastel de Tor Castle accommodates the Museum Ladin, telling you more about Ladin history, the unique landscape and the formation of the Dolomites.

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Museum Ladin Ćiastel de Tor
Museum Ladin Ćiastel de Tor

The museum is about Ladin history and the formation of the Dolomites.Several special exhibitions and programmes for kids complete the offer.

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Mt. Peitlerkofel
Mt. Peitlerkofel

Mt. Peitlerkofel - View to Antersasc

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St. Martin in Thurn
St. Martin in Thurn

View to St. Martin in Thurn

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Ciastel de Tor
Ciastel de Tor

Ladin Museum Ciastel de Tor

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Ciastel de Tor
Ciastel de Tor

Ciastel de Tor is a castle in Gadertal valley, which today accommodated the Ladin Museum.

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St. Martin in Thurn
St. Martin in Thurn

Mt. Peitlerkofel

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Ski touring in St. Martin in Thurn
Ski touring in St. Martin in Thurn

Explore the Dolomites with alpine skiing!

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Ski tour in St. Martin in Thurn
Ski tour in St. Martin in Thurn

Skiing in the valleys of the Dolomites

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Peitlerkofel
Peitlerkofel

Local mountain of St. Martin in Thurn

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Peitlerkofel/Sass de Putia
Peitlerkofel/Sass de Putia

Aerial view of Peitlerkofel/Sass de Putia, in the Dolomites (2875 meter) the highest summit of the Peitlerkofel/Putia Group.

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