S. Cristina, the neighbouring village of Selva Gardena, is located at 1,428 m asl.
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Boasting a total of 1,900 inhabitants, the municipality of S. Cristina in Valgardena valley comprises the village itself as well as the surrounding meadows and forests stretching from the Gruppo delle Odle in the north to the Sassolungo in the south.
By the gondola cableway “Col Raiser“ you can easily reach the alpine pastures beneath the Odle mountain range with Fermeda and Sass Rigais peaks, in summer a popular hiking area, in winter, however, a skiing area in the Puez-Odle nature park. From the southern side of the village, a lift takes hikers into the recreational area of Monte Pana, from where you can e.g. start your hike to Alpe di Siusi. Particularly well-frequented Saslong funicular, face to face with the Sassolungo.
The most striking attractions in the village are its castle (Fischburg) as well as the S. Cristina di Bolsena church. This pilgrimage church dates back to the 12th century and has repeatedly been restored and enlarged.