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Myths and legends

Also along the Wine Road there are numerous myths and legends which have been passed on from one generation to the next.

Myths and legends, old knowledge and explanations tell about the origins of Lake Caldaro and heroic deeds, saints and witches, thunderstorms and special occurrences. They express the deeply rooted faith of the population, but are also intended to explain individual phenomena in a simple way. We have selected three of them…

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  1. The miraculous image of Cortaccia
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    The miraculous image of Cortaccia

    The gem in the Cortaccia Parish Church, from which - according to legend - tears or…
  2. The weather bell of Termeno
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    The weather bell of Termeno

    In the past, it was the custom in Tyrol, that every village had its own weather…
  3. The origins of Lake Caldaro
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    The origins of Lake Caldaro

    The legend says, that there, where Lake Caldaro can be found today, once a…
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