Ansitz Steinbock
Villandro , South Tyrol, Italy

Ansitz Steinbock

Ansitz Steinbock is a castle-like building in the midst of a rural idyll dating back to the 15th century. Offering twelve contemporary suites and two exceptional restaurants, the Ansitz Steinbock is located in picturesque Villandro in the very heart of South Tyrol. A perfect base to explore some of the best wineries, architecture and natural beauty of the surrounding area.

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hotel Guide


  • 12 suites, ranging from 38m2 to 62m2, all unique, modern and luxurious designed with local craftsmanship, some with 5-metre-high ceilings.
  • All equipped with King size bed, spacious separate sleeping and living area, some with balcony and view of the Dolomites, In-house honesty bar (with wines, spirits, soft drinks, snacks), Finnish sauna made from local stone pine or infrared sauna, and some with freestanding designer bathtub in the room, Wifi, flat TV, safe and hairdryer. Plastic-free natural cosmetics by Just, Bluetooth-compatible audio system for music streaming.

Wine & Dine

  • The A la Carte Restaurant Stain is the small brother of the Fine Dining restaurant and serves traditional and regional dishes, as well as Mediterranean delicacies. They value and respect raw materials, select them carefully, and know the suppliers by name. When the weather allows, enjoy meals on the terrace with a stunning view.

  • The Gourmet Fine Dining Defregger is an intimate experience with only 8 tables and is the heart of their hospitality culture. Here in the wood-paneled parlour from the 15th century, preserved in all its original glory, they bring a spectacular sequence of vibrant courses to the meticulously tablescapes. Overflowing with flavour and intensity, Chef Tomek Kinder's cuisine is inspired by South Tyrol, global technique, and local offerings.

  • Impressive wine cellar in a Gothic vault and 6 meters deep underground with 800 labels, most of them are rare finds from South Tyrol and beyond. Burgundy, Franciacorta, and the Wachau.


  • Casual elegance.


  • Suites from EUR 330 per night including breakfast.
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Local Guide

Location & Setting

  • Villandro is located on the sunny plateau above the artists’ town of Klausen, at 880 metres above sea level, right in the heart of South Tyrol.

What to Do and What to See

  • Hotel Briol: Built 1928 in Bauhaus style. Architecture enthusiasts can hike up and enjoy a coffee and cake on the terrace. Accessible on foot or by jeep taxi.
  • Bagni Tre Chiese / Barbiano: The three churches are built on the site of an ancient spring sanctuary. The Bad Dreikirchen hotel is right beside the churches, and enjoys great fame as a haven of tranquillity with impressive architectural features.
  • Brixen / Bressanone: Medieval arcade, baroque cathedral and the cathedral square together with small alleyways, family-run shops and chic restaurants including, to name but one, the Decantei in via Hartwig. No ostentatious frills - just nostalgia and creativity at their finest.
  • Klausen / Chiusa: Winding streets, intimacy and artistic inspiration. Take a stroll through the old town, past the charming alcoves and up to the Cappuccini Mount to look over the rooftops of the town and the Sabiona Monastery towering on its rock. A like-worthy photo spot.
  • Velturno Castle / Feldthurns: A Renaissance Castle beyond compare. Built in 1850 as the summer residence of the Prince Bishops of Bressanone, visitors today can marvel at the master carpentry and art within its magnificent rooms.

Nearby Winemakers

  • Röckhof farm / Villanders: Natural wine from the Isarco Valley vineyards. Farm and cellar tours. Wine sales & traditional inn serving the farm’s own products.
  • Köfererhof / Bressanone: One of the oldest vineyards in South Tyrol. Outstanding Alpine wine, now in its third generation. Wine sales and restaurant.
  • Cantina Valle Isarco / Chiusa: Mountain wines from the best terroir for miles around. Association of local winegrowers. Guided cellar tours, wine shop and tasting sessions.

Road Tripping

  • Take a look at our road trip through the Dolomites.

How to Get There

  • Fly into Innsbruck (1h40) or Verona (2h). The smaller airport of Bolzano is connected to some European cities with SkyAlps (40 minutes).
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