Lodenwelt in Vandoies/Vintl

A world of experience all about South Tyrolean traditions

You can’t just buy loden cloth at Lodenwelt in Vandoies/Vintl but also find out all about the history and development of loden cloth. Lodenwelt is the name of a whole area where our hotel in Val Pusteria/Pustertal is also situated. The loden world of experience, various shops, the Capriz fine cheese dairy and of course the Lodenwirt restaurant are situated here too.

Loden museum in Vandoies/Vintl

The loden world of experience is situated right next to Hotel Lodenwirt. The origins of loden cloth is explained to you in an imaginative way in the small, lovely museum with outdoor area. You also learn interesting details about the history of the robust woollen fabric which was once used by shepherds and farmers and soon afterwards by princes and emperors as yarn and get an insight into the Oberrauch-Zitt factory, which has its boutique right next door. Thanks to the factory sales you can also buy loden cloth directly from here.


There are various shops at Lodenwelt where among other things you can buy traditional costume but also wonderful Italian designer fashion and cool sunglasses from specialist retailers. You don’t need to go anywhere to get to know a few of South Tyrol’s most typical aspects. And if you really fancy an adventure, we will of course provide you with the Almencard PLUS with which you can explore the region free of charge.

Capriz demonstration cheese dairy

Experience how indulgence is created. At the Capriz demonstration cheese dairy you can see how the finest cheese is made out of (goat’s) milk and can try some of the tasty creations. Capriz also has a bistro, wine store and shop where you can buy various products. You can of course also buy first-class South Tyrolean products and treats from the rest of Italy in the Hotel Lodenwirt shop for yourself or loved ones at home.

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