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Attractions to explore nearby Via Claudia Augusta

Via Claudia AugustaVia Claudia Augusta, 39100 Bolzano BZ, Italy

The Via Claudia Augusta was a Roman road whose construction dates from the first half of the first century AD is traditionally believed to have been built to put the Roman world in touch with the Germanic, starting from the Po Valley and reaching through the Alps , the Danube in Bavaria . The route still exists, and since the 1990s increased interest in long-distance hiking and cycling have made the German and Austrian stretches of the Via Claudia Augusta popular among tourists.

South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology1.85 KMs away from Via Claudia Augusta

The South Tyrol Archaeological Museum based in Bolzano is the "home" of Ötzi, the "Iceman", in Italy better known as "Similaun's mummy". The museum welcomes numerous visitors in every season and is one of the first of its kind in Italy.  The exhibition starts from the Paleolithic, to the end, in chronological order, with the High Middle Ages. Models, reconstructions, stereoscopic images, videos, and interactive multimedia stations allow you to take a look at the past of the southern side of the

Piazza Walther1.85 KMs away from Via Claudia Augusta

The Piazza Walther located in the district center of the South Tyrolean provincial capital Bolzano. It owes its name to the poet Walther von der Vogelweide, to whom the Walther monument in the middle of the square, created by Heinrich Natter from Lasa marble, is dedicated. Waltherplatz is one of the most striking points and the social center of the city.

Castel Roncolo - Bolzano3.95 KMs away from Via Claudia Augusta

Runkelstein Castle is a castle medieval dell ' Alto Adige.  It is known for its extensive cycle of frescoes depicting aspects of courtly life and culture, which earned it the nickname "Illustrated Manor".  The castle is located not far from Bolzano on a spur of rock overlooking the Talvera torrent at the mouth of the Val Sarentino, on the edge of the municipal area of Renon. Unlike many other castles in South Tyrol which have been heavily renovated in modern times, Castel Roncolo has essentially