At the entrance of the Valle di Casies lies the village Monguelfo
- called Welsberg in German - and the holiday locality Tesido
at the Kronplatz. Monguelfo is the native place of Paul Troger. Here, at the
estuary of the Casies and the Rienza rivers, visitors will find
ideal conditions for a relaxing vacation – recharge your batteries in the hotel
or holiday flat of your choice.
During the summer months Monguelfo – Tesido is a popular hiking region. Predominantly pleasant temperatures make it possible to take extensive hikes and walks through the holiday region Val Pusteria and visit the Monguelfo Castle.
Speaking of Welsberg and castle: during summertime the castle in Monguelfo houses many art exhibitions and also a couple of concerts take place inside the Monguelfo Castle. A visit of the church of St. George in Tesido or the church of St. Margaret in Monguelfo are highly recommended. To round up your cultural sightseeing tour you can visit the chapels of Erasmus and Jakob in Tesido and make a side trip to the museum of Monguelfo Castle.
The most popular citizen of Monguelfo – Tesido is Paul Troger. Born in 1698 in Monguelfo, Paul Troger used to belong to the most popular baroque painters in the German - Austrian area.
Incorporated village of Monguelfo: Tesido, called Taisten in German