Emma Hellenstainer: Pioneer of tourism in Europe

Hotel Emma - Villabassa

Emma Hellenstainer was a charismatic host, an excellent cook and a pioneer for tourism in the Alpine region. The “Schwarzer Adler” (Black Eagle), as the Hotel Emma was known then, became known far beyond the country’s borders. Her charm captivated guests from all over the world. Visitors from Germany, Great Britain, Italy - they all came to Villabassa because of the beautiful local landscape, but mainly because of Emma and her engaging personality.
Still today the Hotel Emma reflects her unique style: www.hotel-emma.it