Natural Park Gruppo di Tessa
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The Natural Park Gruppo di Tessa embraces, with its 33,430 hectares, the Central Alps, which extend from Val Senales as far as Val Passiria (Senales and Passiria valleys) and take in also part of the ÷tztal and Stubai Alps as well as the ridges of Senales and Gurgler. The corrosive action of repeated thaws and vigorous watercourses rendered the area certainly interesting from a geological viewpoint: the continuous erosion and sedimentation processes turned the spring basins into cirques, rounded the outlines of the valleys and brought to the formation of typical glacial structures.
Among the major attractions of the area there are the Percines Waterfalls, a drop of 97 m fed by Stream Ziel, and numerous Alpine lakes spread almost all over the territory of the park. Along the slopes, there are several remains of prehistoric settlements: an example of this is represented by the cups and the chapels hollowed out in the rock where the local people, starting from late spring, buried the dead or baptized new-born babies.
At Natural Park Gruppo di Tessa, there is tourist accommodation available in hotels, farm holiday, farmhouse, residence self-catering accommodation, mountain chalets, b&b, rooms for rent, holiday homes, camp sites and tourist villages.