Origin of the Kuntner Route
Since time immemorial, Barbian/Barbiano
has been situated along an important trade route. The Kuntner Route – which, because of the impassibility of the Eisack Gorge, led from the valley floor to the Ritten/Renon – had its origin exactly here. Romans, Rhaetians, the Bavarii, kings, knights, popes, noblemen, and artists all passed through Barbian/Barbiano, and some even stopped for a visit.
You can learn more about the impressions which they left behind in the landscape and the traditional customs on one of our art-themed and cultural hikes.
Another attraction worth visiting was not created by builders but by nature: the Barbian waterfalls. The Ganderbach (stream), which is near Kollmann ...
The Holy Grave Chapel in Barbian
The Holy Grave chapel is situated just below the road, which connects Waidbruck to Barbian, just near the Wohlaufhof (farmhouse). The chapel has a ...