The battles fought by freedom fighters in the early 19th century to maintain the independence of Tyrol produced several heroes. One such was Peter Sigmayr, who is honoured in the village with a 6m sandstone sculpture.
Circular hiking trails and themed hiking trails tell the rich history of Valdaora-Olang. Must see cultural treasures include lime ovens and the parish church.
In Valdaora-Olang you can even smell culture and tradition! Pungent Zirbelkiefer is used for traditional wood carving art. Popular carved items include religious figures, crucifixes and nativity scenes.
A special highlight for children is the Kids Area Panorama between Valdaora di Mezzo-Mitterolang and Valdaora di Sopra-Oberolang.
One of the best places to experience local hospitality in winter is in a traditional ski hut or restaurants serving typical South Tyrolean meals or delicacies from the Pustertal Valley.
Interesting things to see
Hiking trails and themed hiking trails give an insight into history
Traditional mountain huts and traditional restaurants serving traditional South Tyrolean delicacies