Culture & sights

St. George's chapel (Lana - Foiana/Völlan)

Built in the 13th century, the chapel boasts murals from the 14th century and the remains of a small wooden church from around 800 A.D. It is unique in the entire region south of the Alps.

St. Severin's church (Foiana/Völlan)

Consecrated in 1433 A.D., this church contains precious frescoes from the 15th century, one of which depicts Mayenburg Castle in its original form.

Mayenburg Castle

Mayenburg Castle is located on a lon hill close to Foiana in the surroundings of Merano.

Farmer’s Museum in Völlan

The Farmer's Museum in Foiana is located in a beautiful annex of the vicarage that once housed fire wood, the laundry, a pigsty and the baking oven and nowadays impressively illustrates pre-industrial farm life to visitors

Museum of fruit-growing

The „Apple Museum" is located in the medieval mansion Larchgut and offers approximately 2,000 square metres of exhibition space where you can find a host of information about this aspect of South Tyrolean cultural history.