Tradition and culture

Customs and traditions are of utmost importance in Val Gardena valley.

The valleys of the Dolomites celebrate their holidays, processions or other special days of the year in the same way as in long passed days! Val Gardena has a living artistic tradition, of which it is mroe than proud.

Typical for South Tyrol in general and Val Gardena in particular are the traditional local costumes. Especially rich in ornaments are the traditional wedding costumes!

  1. The Ladin language

    The Ladin language

    Co vala in Val Gardena? In this area, today the Ladin language is still in daily use.
  2. Prehistoric findings

    Prehistoric findings

    The oldest prehistoric findings of the Dolomites have been excavated in the Val…
  3. Wood carving

    Wood carving

    Wood carving made the Val Gardena popular beyond borders. Today handmade artworks…
  4. Traditional costume

    Traditional costume

    The traditional costume of Valgardena is one of the most beautiful of the entire…
  5. Traditional costume parade in the Val Gardena

    Traditional costume parade in the Val Gardena

    The big festival “Val Gardena in Costume” offers a lot of tradition and high spirits.
  6. Oswald von Wolkenstein

    Oswald von Wolkenstein

    The late Mediaeval singer, composer and poet, usually portraied with a closed right…
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