Tesimo Prissiano

In sunny location high above the Val d’Adige, there are the villages of Tesimo and Prissiano, surrounded by a series of historic castles.

Tesimo, this is the name of a municipality extending on a plateau above the Val d’Adige, surrounded by romantic ruins, picturesque churches, chestnut forests and orchards. Its 1,850 inhabitants live in the villages of Prissiano, Tesimo, Caprile, Grissiano, Narano, Plazzoles and Schernag, which are all part of the same municipality, in which fruit-growing and agriculture have an important role to play.

Tesimo, originally referred to as “Tesana“, is rich in historic buildings such as castles, churches and residences. Sant’Erasmo Castle, Casatsch Castle and Katzenzungen Castle are only some examples for buildings dating back to earlier centuries. Due to the fact that many buildings are under monumental protection, the villages were able to preserve their original appearance. By the way: Katzenzungen Castle hosts the largest and probably most ancient grapevine of the world, that is absolutely worth seeing!

The main event taking place in the village in autumn is the Chestnut Festival “Keschtnriggl”, in which you cannot only taste meals based on chestnuts, but also take part in chestnut walks and guided tours across the chestnut forests.

  1. Tesimo

    Tesimo

    Tesimo is the centre of the municipality and attracts its visitors due the special…
  2. Prissiano

    Prissiano

    Prissiano, the “village of castles”, is the home of Europe’s biggest and probably…
  3. Grissiano

    Grissiano

    Grissiano, an oasis of calm and relaxation, is located above Nalles at an altitude…
  4. Caprile

    Caprile

    Caprile with the Rainguthof farmstead is located along the road to Passo Palade at…
  5. Narano

    Narano

    The most striking sight of Narano is its St Hippolytus church and the homonymous…
  6. Plazzoles

    Plazzoles

    Plazzoles is located at 1,278 m asl and offers various possibilities for hikes,…
  7. Schernag

    Schernag

    The small village of Schernag is located above Nalles and is part of the…

Suggested accommodations: Tesimo Prissiano show all

  1. Hotel Burggräfler
    Hotel

    Hotel Burggräfler

  2. Residence Brunnerhof
    Residence

    Residence Brunnerhof

  3. Pensione Dolomitenblick
    Guest house

    Pensione Dolomitenblick

  4. Gurtenhof estate
    Farm

    Gurtenhof estate

  5. Gästehaus Frankenried
    Bed & breakfast

    Gästehaus Frankenried

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