Sagas and Legends

Browse our little re-narrated collection of mystical stories from Appiano and its surroundings.

In ancient times, the castles and churches of Appiano have given rise to many stories that precisely explain some of the special characteristics of places and landscapes. In their mystical and often frightening way, the legends from the Oltradige area fascinate readers and listeners. Have fun!

  1. The golden skittles of Appiano Castle

    The golden skittles of Appiano Castle

    The castle ruin of Appiano is at the centre of this legend.
  2. The Jew of San Paolo

    The Jew of San Paolo

    This legend from the beautiful village of San Paolo tells about a patron and his…
  3. The devil on the Calvary

    The devil on the Calvary

    The area of Appiano Monte and Pigenò is not only very attractive, it has also a lot…
  4. The seemingly dead woman of Maderneid

    The seemingly dead woman of Maderneid

    This tragic story sounds very creepy…it’s rather unexpected when dead suddenly…
  5. The buried city at the Ganda

    The buried city at the Ganda

    The Ganda connects the district of Caldaro called Pianizza di Sopra with Appiano…
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