Tourist Attraction Pilgrimage Pietralba/Maria Weißenstein in Eggental: Position on map

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Pilgrimage Pietralba/Maria Weißenstein
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Welcome to Eggental, South Tyrol's sunny side of the Dolomites! Situated within the Dolomites UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site, the Eggental region boasts 530km of hiking paths, numerous mountain-bike trails, 8 fixed.-cable climbing routes and 10 lifts. While the towering peaks of the Rosengarten and Latemar... Read more

last update on May 9, 2018
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At an altitude of 1520m, Pietralba is the most significant place of pilgrimage in South Tyrol and among the region's popular destinations, especially since the visit of Pope John Paul II in July 1988. Highlights include the large monastery and its collection of votive tablets.

How to get there

Take highway's exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, turn right direction Bolzano/Bozen, after about 0,5 km on roundabout keep left and head towards Val d’Ega (SS 241). Keep driving up to Ponte Nova. At Ponte Nova’s crossroads, turn to the right and continue to Nova Ponente and Pietralba/Maria Weißenstein (about 40 min. from highway toll booth).


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