Nova Ponente - Deutschnofen, Province of Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige

Deutschnofen in German, Nova Ponente is a commune in South Tyrol, 7 km from the frontier with the province of Trento, and comprises also the boroughs of Rauth-Novale and Obereggen. Almost all people in Nova Ponente speak German.


  • Population: about 3,900 inhabitants in 2018
  • Zip/postal code: 39050
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0471
  • Frazioni & Localities: Eggen/Ega, Obereggen, Petersberg/Monte San Pietro.

The Territory

The Frazione Obereggen, with 900 German-speaking inhabitants, is at the foot of the Latemar and near the Schmieder mountain. There are trekking and mountainbike itineraries on the side of the Latema, two cable-railways and a ski lift. San Floriano is another nice hamlet between Zapf and Obereggen, with the chapel of San Florian.

Where to stay

Follow Italy Heritage on Facebook
Provinces of Trentino‑Alto Adige
Italian Regions
Italian Regions