Kircherhof – Farm holidays in Bressanone/South Tyrol on historical ground
The listed farm Kircherhof is located in the idyllic mountain village of San Leonardo, right above the ancient Episcopal city of Bressanone. Behind the thick walls of the historic building you may spend a relaxing farm holiday in Bressanone/South Tyrol on the sunny southern side of the Alps. The first written mention of the farm Kircherhof dates back to the year 1405. The marked location of the farm in the late Middle Ages made it a so-called chalk fireplace. Formerly, in these places a fire was lit for notification purposes and for warnings in times of war. Later, the building was used as a legal court and had its own prison. On this historic ground, the Prosch family invites you to an incomparable vacation before high alpine scenery.
Farm holidays in rural surroundings
During your holidays on the farm Kircherhof you will have the opportunity to experience the rural life in all its facets. On the typical South Tyrolean farm near Bressanone there are many animals. Cows, pigs, chickens and rabbits live on the farm Kircherhof. Furthermore, a cat and a farm dog call the rural environment their home. During your farm holiday in Bressanone/South Tyrol you will discover the real farm life, and – if you wish – you may even lend a hand, helping your hosts with their daily chores. Milk, eggs and jams are home-made on the farm Kircherhof – every morning you will be able to enjoy these delicious farm products.
Traces of the past: The Farm Museum at the Kircherhof
Discover the long and storied past of the farm Kircherhof on a stroll through the historically meaningful rooms and places on the farm. The Prosch family will be happy to introduce you to the secrets of the centuries-old settlement site. Together with your hosts you can visit the former prison, where people who could not pay their taxes were held. The historic mills on the farm Kircherhof were in operation until the late 20th century and allow a deep insight into the history of milling in South Tyrol.