Nestled amidst a picturesque pocket of the Italian Dolomite Mountains, the serene and sublime village of Selva is an attractive and appealing alpine respite. Imitable Italian hospitality combines with natural splendour and fabulous tourist facilities to create a delightful holiday destination; luscious landscapes and enticing mountain trails invite visitors to explore the unique and awe-inspiring surroundings. Those seeking adrenaline fuelled adventure will be excited and enticed by the impressive port-folio of adventure sports available, while cultural connoisseurs will enjoy immersing themselves in authentic agricultural tradition at one of the many alpine farms.
Selva enjoys a prime location in the rich and rustic region of Val Gardena, a picturesque pocket in which culture and heritage reign supreme. A magnificent selection of monuments prove rich reminders of the illustrious past, the most notable of which is undoubtedly the Purger Monument at the side of the church square. After overcoming considerable difficulties, the Johann Purger created the Val Gardena Highway and his courage is recognised with this grand monument.
In order to gain inspiring insight into the region’s historic heritage, visit the Museum Gherdeina. Bursting with remarkable relics and astounding artefacts, the museum uses ancient sculptures, painting, fossils and excavations to paint a picture of the past.
It would be a culinary crime to visit Italy and not to sample on of its most famous dishes, presented and prepared in the most authentic fashion imaginable. At Pizzeria Ristorante L’Ciamin, a rustic environment proves an ideal place in which to enjoy crisp, wood fired pizza covers in locally sourced and luscious produce.(64 Str. Meisules, 39048 Selva, Italy)