Deutschnofen/Nova Ponente 1350 m

Deutschnofen / Nova Ponente is the biggest village in the community. It is situated at an altitude of 1,350 meters above sea-level, and affords a panoramic view of the high-altitude plateau and its surrounding forests and meadows.

In the summertime, Deutschnofen / Nova Ponente is the ideal starting-point for easy strolls with no major change in elevation. Every week, there are three walks focusing on specific topics (the herb and flower walk, the geological walk, and the hike to the summit) and also two Nordic Walking days organized by the tourism association. Hikers can take the regular municipal bus system to reach the starting-points of numerous beautiful hiking routes. Biking enthusiasts can participate in guided tours (divided up according to level of fitness) conducted daily.

Comfortable hotels offering vitality and wellness spa treatments are just as common here as small, somewhat simpler family-run bed & breakfasts or self-service rooms and apartments.


In the wintertime, the Latemar Ski Center (just 7 km away) boasts 48 km of well-groomed pistes and offers superb conditions for skiing and snowboarding. Deutschnofen / Nova Ponente and Obereggen are connected by shuttle buses which commute on an hourly basis. Deutschnofen / Nova Ponente is also a paradise for cross-country skiers. With 60 km of idyllic courses, cross-country skiers and nature lovers are sure to have a good time. In the village, itself, there is a practice slope for the youngsters, three toboggan courses, and countless winter hiking trails. The center of town offers a good assortment of shopping options, restaurants and inns, as well as a wide variety of services of private and public interest and is only 30 minutes away by car from the capital of South Tyrol, Bozen/Bolzano