Karneid / Cornedo all’Isarco

The municipality of Cornedo all'Isarco/Karneid takes the homonymous castle, which is situated on a steep rocky slope above the valley and dates back to the 13th century. The area is bordered by three watercourses: the Isarco/Eisack, the Ega/Eggentaler Bach and the Rio Bria/Braienbach from the Val di Tires/Tierser Tal. The fantastic landscape with its Mediterranean climate invites you to hike and cycle in this area.

Exploring the surroundings

In summer, it is well worth taking a leisurely circular walk to the Pyramids of Collepietra. If you are on the move with your bike, you will find some beautiful cycle paths nearby. Also the "Max Valier" Observatory and the planetarium “South Tyrol” in San Valentino in Campo/Gummer is definitely worth a visit. The first and only observatory in South Tyrol offers you unique insights into space as well as fascinating views of the sun and moon.

Boredom does not arise even in the cold season! In the proximity of Cornedo all'Isarco/Karneid you have many possibilities to explore the snow-covered winter landscape. Snowshoeing, skiing, tobogganing or cross-country skiing - the nearby ski center of Latemar-Obereggen makes the hearts of all winter sports enthusiasts beat faster.

By the way: the ski paradise opens its gates three times a week until 10 p.m. for night skiing and tobogganing.

Our tip:

The Lake Carezza/Karersee nearby is a clear mountain lake located below the Passo di Costalunga/Karerpass, at the foot of the Latemar. The emerald-green, clear mountain water mirrors the mountain scenery of Catinaccio/Rosengarten and Latemar and offers you a unique natural spectacle!