Velturno/Feldthurns Archeoparc

Archeoparc Feldthurns

A stone's kingdom

The sun terrace of Velturno has been visited and populated for more than 7000 years. As the excavation of the Tanzgasse showed, the area was of particular significance during the late Copper Age, around the 3rd Millennium BC: the megalithic structure, which formed the central part of this place of worship with its grave mounds, stretches across the visible area of the Archeoparc. The standing stones that were found within this place of worship offer the chance to place the rest of the megalithic findings within the South Tyrol into a monumental context and to interpret their historical significance. The results of the analyses of the often small plant and animal remnants, but also of non-organic matter, open up insights into everyday prehistoric life.

Archaeological exhibition of finds from Feldthurns and the Eisacktal on the ground floor of the Castle Velthurns. Open before and after the guided tours of the castle Velthurns from 1st March to 30th November from Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Mondays.

Open all year round from 9 am to 6 pm
Closed on Mondays.

Guided tours from January to December every Tuesday at 5 pm
From June to September also on every first Saturday of the month
Only on request!

Information and registration at the Velturno/Feldthurns Tourist Information Office
Phone +39 0472 855 290
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