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Dolomythos: Highlights

World Heritage

Dolomites - World Heritage

The Dolomites are renowned all around the world for their unique -beauty. No other place can boast such contrasts between steep rocks and grassy pastures. Michael Wachtler presents the evolving of the Dolomites and their unique genesis in the historical Villa Wachtler.


Megachirella wachtleri: The ancestor of snakes and lizards

1999 Michael Wachtler discovers in the Braies Dolomites the ancestors of snakes and lizards. The two scientists Silvio Renesto and Renato Posenato name this important link Megachirella wachtleri.

Geburt der Dinosaurier

The dawn of dinosaurs

New researches yielded that in the Dolomites originated the ancestors of the dinosaurs. Beautiful dioramas and original skeletons show you their sensational ascension.


The birth of a paradise

Many years the man of wilderness Fèro Valentini and Michael Wachtler spent their time in the Dolomites, as a kind of “time traveller”. They discovered a completely new paradise with many hitherto unknown plants, reptiles and other creatures.

Nature that cures

Nature that cures

Horsetails, ferns, conifers and lycopods are ancient palnts and hold valuable healing properties. Make a voyage along the trail of the “herb witches” and “men of the forest”.


The biggest gold finding in the Alps

It will be showed parts of the greatest gold finding in the Alps in the present day made by Michael Wachtler, the twins Mario and Lino Pallaoro, Federico Morelli and Georg Kandutsch. On that occasion they found about 20 kg of gold.

Amulet and Talisman

Amulet and Talisman

“Amulet” means charm. The dead were often buried with amulets in the belief that they would improve their life after death. They were used just as frequently by the living as protection against dangers and magic. Talismans, on the other hand, were meant to bring good luck to anyone who wore them.

Partner Culturonda Dolomythos


DoloMythos - Encyclopedia

Eusaurosphargis dalsassoi. A new and important reptile discovery made by Michael Wachtler in the Braies Dolomites

Dolomythos - Underground Christmas Market

Megachirella wachtleri
The history of discovery

The origin of angiosperms

Unesco World Natural Heritage
The Dolomites

Megachirella wachtleri
the ancestor of snakes and lizards

The First World War
in the Dolomites

New Discoveries
Fossil Plants, dinosaurs


Dolomythos - Museum
P.-P.-Rainerstr. 11,
I-39038 Innichen (BZ)
VAT ID IT02608410219

Tel. +39 0474 913462
Fax +39 0474 913092

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DOLOMYTHOS - Schatzkammer der Dolomiten
P.-P.-Rainerstr. 11, I-39038 Innichen (BZ)
Tel. +39 0474 913462 - Fax +39 0474 913092 - info@dolomythos.com - www.dolomythos.com
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