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Michael Wachtler

Michael Wachtler - Explorer, Time-walker, Philosopher of nature



Michael WachtlerHighlights

The biggest goldfinding
With friends he discovered the biggest gold treasure in the Alps. On that occasion they found about 20 kg of gold. They started off from a forgotten map by a Swiss scientist. More

Important discoveries
Click on this link to learn about the different species discovered by Michel Wachtler. More

 

ichael Wachtler is one of the Europeans leading thinkers, writers and filmmakers.Michael Wachtler is one of the Europeans leading thinkers, writers and filmmakers. An internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist, he has published more than 100 books and scientific papers. His social criticism often turns him into an uncomfortable contemporary witness.

Since his early youth he devoted himself to the goal of entering deeper into the world of stones than anyone else. He succeeded in detecting the biggest gold – and crystal findings of the Alps and furthermore he discovered countless unknown saurians and fossil plants. More

 

Connoisseur of the DolomitesHe is considered as a connoisseur of the Dolomites and the whole Alps-region. Numberless of his books and films about the genesis, the history and the wars in the Dolomites became standard works. He is founder of DoloMythos, the Natural Heritage of Humanity Museum in Innichen (South Tyrol). More

As a field researcher he has discovered and named more than eighty new species of plants and dinosaurs. In 1999 he succeeded in finding the ancestor of snakes and lizards. In his honour Prof. Silvio Renesto named it “Megachirella wachtleri”. Also a lovely fossil fern took his name: "Wachtleria". More

 

Exploring hidden landscapesHis will to search for Newlands everywhere in the world led him oftentimes to the so far hidden landscapes of the world.

Michael Wachtler lives in the historical Villa Wachtler in the centre of Innichen (South Tyrol). Around you can find Wachtler specialties, the most beautiful shop of the Dolomites and Wachtler Residence, a comfortable house for enjoying the Dolomites. More

 



 
 

Michael Wachtler - Highlights

New Discoveries
Fossil Plants, dinosaurs

Megachirella wachtleri
the ancestor of snakes and lizards

The First World War
in the Dolomites

 

Essay

 

Publications


Michael Wachtler
Discoverer, philosopher of nature, author, film director

Via P.-P.-Rainer 11,
I-39038 San Candido (BZ)

Tel. +39 0474 913462
Fax +39 0474 913092
michael@wachtler.com
www.michaelwachtler.com

VAT ID IT02608410219

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Michael Wachtler - Discoverer, philosopher of nature, author, film director
Via P.-P.-Rainer 11, I-39038 San Candido (BZ)
Tel. +39 0474 913462 - Fax +39 0474 913092 - michael@wachtler.com - www.michaelwachtler.com