Glurns / Glorenza
Glurns is the smallest town in South Tyrol, located in the Vinschgau Valley. Historic walls and defense towers surround the medieval town and give Glurns a unique charm. The former trading town, which often seems hardly changed since the 16th century is characterized by picturesque arcades and fortresses.
What to do in Glurns?
The impressive mountain world around Glurns is perfect for activities like hiking, walking, and cycling. A well-known event is the "Sealamorkt", which is a market that takes place every year on All Souls' Day in November. Numerous visitors come to the smallest town in South Tyrol to experience one of the largest markets in the Alpine region.
Another attraction in Glurns is the small Christmas market, which takes place every year during the Advent season. During this time, the Laubengasse shines with bright lights and numerous artisans show their traditional handicrafts in small wooden huts and you can taste homemade delicacies.
Those who are interested in a winter full of activities can explore the skiing areas in the surroundings of Glurns. The five skiing areas in sunny Vinschgau Valley and Nauders in North Tyrol are included in one ski pass. Experience perfectly groomed slopes, rustic alpine huts, snow parks and of course the wonderful view!
Go to the historic mill of Glurns (restored in 2009), where you will have the unique opportunity to see how flour is produced according to ancient tradition.