Activities

The Museum Ladin Ćiastel de Tor and the Museum Ladin Ursus ladinicus organize cultural activities both inside the exhibition areas and outdoors.
(Ladin, German and Italian are the only languages used during the activities).

 

 

The geology of Dolomites - A geological journey every Tuesday 03.07. - 28.08.2018

 

 

A geological journey

We propose a day based on the geology of the Dolomites, organized with the following programme:

In the morning: from 10 a.m. visit to the Ladin Museum "Ciastel de Tor"

Afternoon: Guided hike along the geological trail around the "Sas Pütia" mountain ("Passo delle Erbe").
Here you can gain an insight into some of the most important geological formations of the Dolomites.
In cooperation with the Natural Parks' Office.

 

03.07. - 28.08.2018
every Tuesday


Afternoon: 2.30 - 5.30 p.m.

meeting point: "Passo delle Erbe" parking


Attendance:
10 Euro
only guided tour in the afternoon:7 Euro
(minimum 5 partecipants)
 
Reservations:
Museum Ladin
Tel. 0474  52 40 20
also in any Tourist Office in Val Badia

The Dolomites: nature and culture - the watermills in Longiarü every Wednesday 04.07. - 29.08.2018

 

 

 

Guided tour to the watermills ("Mills'Valley") in Longiarü

We propose a day based on the nature and the ladin culture,

organised with the following programme:

In the morning: from 10 a.m. visit to the Ladin Museum "Ciastel de Tor"

Afternoon: 2.30 p.m.meeting at the curch square in Longiarü for visiting the "Mills Valley".
During this guided visit you can admire eight different watermills.
One of these was jonce used to grind the barleycorns, thanks to a set of stones piled on each other.
It is worth mentioning also a cableway that is namely a power
take off for a lumbermill and a lime oven (cialciara) wwhich was once used to burn lime.
 
04.07. - 29.08.2018
every Wednesday
(except 15.08.)

Attendance:
10 Euro
only guided tour in the afternoon: 5 Euro
 
Reservations:
Museum Ladin
Tel. 0474  52 40 20
also in any Tourist Office in Val Badia

On the trail of the prehistoric bear - Afternoon with plays and recretional activities - every Wednesday in San Cassiano 27.06. - 29.08.2018

 

 

Afternoon with plays and recreational activities

 

For families with children from 5 - 12 years: visit to the Ladin Mueum "Ursus ladinicus", arts and crafts.
In cooperation with "Alta Badia" Tourist Offices.
We propose a day based on the geology of the Dolomites, organized with the following programme:

 

27.06. - 29.08.2018
every Wednesday

04.45 - .6.300 p.m.
(except 15.08.)

 

meeting point: Museum Ladin Ursus ladinicus

Attendance:
5 Euro per person
 
Reservations:
until 4 p.m.
at the Tourist Office San Cassiano
Tel. 0471 849422

Excursion to the Conturines cave every Thursday from 05.07 to 27.09.2018

 

 

Excursion to the Conturines cave

At 2.750 meters above sea level, a 200 meters long bear's cave was found in 1987. The cave contained fossilised skulls and bones. Investigations revealed that the Conturines bears were a new species that had never been recorded before, they were called "Ursus ladinicus", the Ladin bears. In order to reach this unique cave, you have to overcome 1.000 meters of high altitude crossing in part a steep scree slope.

Every Thursday from 05.07 to 27.09.2018 

Itinerary: Capanna Alpina (1.726 m) – Col de Locia – Conturines cave (2.750 m) – Capanna Alpina
Difficulty: difficult
Meeting: 8.30 a.m. San Cassiano/ Capanna Alpina
Return: approx. 4.00 p.m.
Altitude diff.: ↑↓ approx. 1.100 m
Walking: approx. 7 hours

Lunch: packed lunch
Equipment: trekking shoes, mountain wear, mountain sticks and headlamp

Guide: Diego/Alfred and a ranger of the Nature Park

P.S. Good physical condition and experience in the mountains required!
Information and reservation at the tourist offices within the day before (limited places).
Price: € 7,00 | free for children younger than 14



 

Discover our mountain herbs - Taster course about local herbs every Thursday 06.09 - 11.10.2018

 

Taster course about local herbs

A herbs expert will show you the most important
local herbs and how to use them.
After the course you can visit the Museum Ladin

06.09. - 11.10.2018
every Thursday

from 13.30  to 15.30 pm

Participation:
8 Euro;
in combination with the visit of the museum 10 Euro
Max. 15 persons
 

Geotrail Bulla in Val Gardena every Friday 03.07. - 31.08.2018

A geological journey

In Val Gardena

GEOTRAIL Bulla

A paleontologist accompanies you on the geologist's path of Pufels.
There the palaeontologist explains  what happened during the largest mass extinction
of all time at the Permian-Triassic boundary 252 million years ago. In addition,
the geological processes that led to the formation of the Dolomites are explained.
3.7. - 31.08.2018
every Friday 
2 pm,  return 6pm

Meeting point: Tourismusverein Ortisei:

Price: 15,00 €

Information: Museum Ladin,
Reservations:
Tourist Office Ortisei
Tel. 0471/777 600