Uttenheim / Villa Ottone
Villa Ottone/Uttenheim is part of the municipality of Gais in the Valli di Tures e Aurina/Tauferer Ahrntal and belongs to the Plan de Corones/Kronplatz holiday region. The Villa Ottone Castle is located on a rocky slope above the village and was built in the 11th century. Also worth seeing is the parish church of Vila Ottone/Uttenheim.
Many tourists, however, are attracted to Villa Ottone/Uttenheim and the surrounding area for an active holiday.
Active holidays in Valli di Tures e Aurina/Tauferer Ahrntal
Especially many rafting athletes meet in the idyllic and beautiful Valle Aurina/Ahrntal every summer.
If you prefer to keep dry, you can choose between many, sometimes quite demanding, hikes. Alternatively, you can also explore the valley by taking a walk on one of the many trails in the area or riding a racing or mountain bike on one of the exciting bike trails in the immediate proximity.
Not far from Villa Ottone/Uttenheim there is the city of Brunico/Bruneck, which is definitely worth a visit - especially in winter, when it is home to one of the most beautiful Christmas Markets in South Tyrol.
Villa Ottone/Uttenheim is also the ideal destination for all ski and winter sports enthusiasts! All you have to do is choose between the numerous ski resorts of the area: Plan de Corones/Kronplatz in Val Pusteria/Pustertal, Alta Badia in Val Badia/Gadertal or Klausberg in Valle Aurina/Ahrntal.