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Novacella Abbey

Via Abbazia, 1, 39040 Novacella BZ, Italy

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About Novacella Abbey

The Novacella abbey, is an Augustinian abbey in Novacella, a hamlet of Varna, near Bressanone in the autonomous province of Bolzano. It is one of the most important abbeys in northern Italy and the Alpine Arch consisting of a complex of religious and civil buildings. In May 1956 Pope Pius XII elevated it to the dignity of a minor basilica.



Attractions near Novacella Abbey

Plose8.38km from Novacella Abbey

The Plose is a 2,562 m high mountain in the Alps that rises near Bressanone, in the autonomous province of Bolzano.  Due to its gentle slopes, the Plose is suitable for skiing and has been made accessible through numerous cableway systems.

Gitschberg13.29km from Novacella Abbey

Mount Cuzzo is a mountain in the eastern Alps located between the valleys of Altafossa and Fundres, in the locality Maranza top 2,512 meters, including a ski area of the same name. The shoulder to the west of the mountain is called Kleingitsch, 2,262 meters high, while to the east there is the 1,827-meter Stollberg.  The ski area includes slopes that are approximately 22 kilometers long. The mountain is crossed by a total of two cable cars, 4 chairlifts, and four ski lifts.

Würzjoch14.75km from Novacella Abbey

The Würzjoch is a 1982  m slm high mountain pass in the South Tyrolean Dolomites. The Würzjoch connects the Untermoital coming from the east with the Lüsner valley rising from the north or, more spaciously, the Gadertal with the Eisack valley. The Afer valley also reaches the pass landscape from the west ; the transition from the Aferer to the Lüsner valley, the 1866  m high Kofeljochor Halsl , is about three kilometers west of the Würzjoch.

Peitlerkofel16.09km from Novacella Abbey

The Peitlerkofel is at 2875  m the highest mountain in the Peitlerkofel group in the Dolomites in South Tyrol, Italy. It is located in the area of ​​the municipality of St. Martin in Thurn and the Puez-Geisler Nature Park.  Because of its peripheral location in the Dolomites and the steep northern slopes, the Peitlerkofel is known as the north-western cornerstone of the Dolomites.  The hike to the summit requires from the col between Peitler's Small and Peitlerkofel on some climbing sections sur

Seceda17.17km from Novacella Abbey

The Seceda is a mountain at the foot of the Odle group, placed in val Gardena, above the inhabited Ortisei. Its summit can be reached via a cable car from the town center.  The Südtirol Gardenissima ski race has started from the summit of Seceda since 1997.  the summit can also be reached on foot starting from the south from Ortisei, Santa Cristina, or Selva di Val Gardena or from the north from the municipality of Funes.

Dolomiti Superski18.86km from Novacella Abbey

The Dolomiti Superski is the largest ski area in Italy, born in 1974 and spread over an area of ​​about 3,000 km² in the Triveneto, including most of the winter ski slopes of the Dolomites, for a total of 1,246 km of slopes divided into 12 different ski areas. Of these 500 km are connected "skis on feet". It offers 450 ski lifts and 1,246 kilometers of slopes, about half of which are directly connected to each other, and all of which can be used with a single ski pass.

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Home to the spectacular sawtoothed Dolomites, the semi-autonomous provinces of Trentino and South Tyrol are packed with stunning landscapes. The region has long enticed hikers, climbers, poets and fresh-air fanciers, with the scenic Sella Ronda remaining one of the world's most iconic skiing and cycling circuits.