View original article

Customs and cultural heritage in Sarntal’s Roherhaus

This article comes from and is the sole property of its author

The Sarntal Valley’s ancient Roherhaus farmstead, parts of which date back to the 13th century, today functions as a museum. Our visit let us experience farming life, living tradition, crafts, joie de vivre and a contagious portion of sly humor! 

Maria Kröss entertained us in delightful fashion with amusing, mythical, and historical tales. We were introduced to the Sarn traditional costume in all its finer points. And the more time I whiled away in this cozy parlor, surrounded by these warm-hearted people, the better and more content I felt. If only I could have stayed longer! The feeling was one of being right at home — as if visiting with relatives.


The German spoken by South Tyroleans comes from deep in the throat with many a “ch” and reminds me of Swiss...

Continue reading...
Tags:  Italy, Culture, Museum


Most popular

What is Coolblogging

Coolblogging is a project created to showcase the immense quality of the swiss blogosphere.

We aggregate blogs, increase their visibility through a magazine like site creating a pleasant reading experience.

All the content you can read here, belongs to the blog owners.

What we can do for you

If you are a blogger

You can add your blog as long as it is swiss based.

If you are a brand

You wish to advertise here?

Keep in touch

Receive news about our services and projects.

Recent tweets