Geoparc News


Once again we have come up with some good ideas (we hope so) in order to offer you and your family an unforgettable day in the UNESCO World Heritage Bletterbach area. In addition to a range of different hiking tours and guided GEOTours, we have scheduled a series of events, too… many things are already booked, some others are currently being processed!

13.07.2019 - 31.10.2019

A travel from Bletterbach to Mars

What do the European Space Agency ESA and the GEOPARC Bletterbach have to do with each other? Much more as you might imagine at first glance. The photo exhibition “A travel from Bletterbach to Mars” show you the impressive similarities between the sandstones of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Bletterbach and the so-called red planet Mars. These parallels are also the reason why the ESA continues to visit the Bletterbach gorge in order to prepare their astronauts to the first manned mission to Mars. Because the space explorers have to know which rocks are important for science and therefore should be brought to earth….