South Tyrol – in private The Association of Private Hosts in South Tyrol gives holidaymakers the chance to discover the country in an authentic manner.
Right from within, in an informal atmosphere and traditional environment. These hosts' accommodation cannot be compared with hotels, as they are unrivalled in their originality. That's why this category is dedicated to them: read the profiles, interviews, reports about and with South Tyrol's private hosts!
The taste of South Tyrol South Tyrol active The culture of South Tyrol Bed&Breakfast in South Tyrol “N’aventöra” – our weekend at the Haus Gabi
Jakob and Florian have been talking about it for days now: “Mum, how many nights more to sleep before we go off to the mountains?” There was even more excitement and anticipation as we finally departed on Saturday on our family weekend – to St. Peter in Lajen at the entrance to the Gröden Valley, staying at the Haus Gabi . Irene and Thomas ...
Mountains and peace. This is what you'll find at “Haus Bergfried“ in Hafling near Meran. Mountains and peace somehow go together. The all-round views from the balcony calm my soul. My daughter's too it seems, as she slept through the night. She can sleep in her own bed like at home, because there's plenty of space here. Other things have been ...
Close by the wine village - „von Lutz“ in Eppan/Appiano
You‘re spending your holidays in Eppan/Appiano, beautifully located along the South Tyrolean wine route? Good choice! And for a flexible holiday with every comfort, there is no better choice than a „von Lutz“ holiday home . A bike tour in the Montiggl-Area with a lake-side rest, hiking around Eppan/Appiano, a village fair in the picturesque town ...
From hair styling to room styling – Susanne’s remarkable journey
Susanne comes through the gate and I sense that I have finally, truly arrived – at the Moar Lodge in Burgstall. My sunny apartment is located on the east-facing hillside - although the term apartment is rather “underdressed” for what I see before me. The luxurious rooms are - to put it mildly - fantastic! There are large glass façades, a ...
Ortswies-Days. Above the rooftops of the spa town of Merano!
Past Merano and Trauttmansdorff Castle, we‘re heading higher up for the small and pretty village Tirolo, where we‘ll spend the weekend – at Guesthouse Ortswies 37 . We‘re looking forward to two days of relaxation, adventure and hospitality. Check out our video!
Our weekend staying at Villa Erna: between feeling free as a bird and being a homebird
As we climb up the windy road to Völs, we are greeted by the imposing Schlern massif, having us looking forward to a cosy weekend at Villa Erna ! A holiday bolthole Erna Karbon welcomes us with a warm smile. “Hello Norah, it's great that you've brought your balance bike with you. We've got lots of space on our terrace for wheeling around!“ My ...
Old paths leading to new spots with the wow factor
On a sunny Friday morning, I set off, full of enthusiasm, for Völs am Schlern, where skiing instructor and mountain guide, cross-country skiing teachers AND extreme mountaineer Helmut Kritzinger from Haus Santner is already waiting for me, as he is going to take me on a hike today. I'm looking forward to it – let's go! Close to nature – up close ...
Holiday at Glinzhof, please!
A vacation at Glinzhof at San Candido assures a various program – that’s for sure! Going on a hiking adventure during the day and looking forward to relax at Glinzhof in the evening... First hop in the heated pool and after that having a delicious dinner. The view of the mountains and the cordiality of the Jud’s make your holiday unforgettable...
5 reasons to take a holiday staying with a 'small' host
A new year dawns, and it's time to plan your holidays for 2017. Anyone coming to South Tyrol (again) this year and wishing to experience it in a close up and personal manner should take a holiday staying with a private host in South Tyrol. Why? You'll find 5 good reasons here: 1. Private and personal: that cosy holiday feeling When checking in at ...
Hot tips for winter in South Tyrol – numbers 1 to 3
Winter has nearly arrived in South Tyrol! It goes without saying that skiing, sledging and snow shoe walking are on the cards. Along with admiring the fantastic mountain backdrop from glittering white slopes and warming up with the help of hot tea from a thermos flask. Anyone planning a holiday in South Tyrol should let locals give them a few ...
Of 'krapfen', hens and beggars
All Saints' Day. This religious holiday is associated by many with grey mists and late autumn weather. The narrow paths through graveyards may already have a thin layer of snow on them and the flames of the candles do their best to compete with the twilight. They are trying to make their mark, as these flames mean that departed loved ones are ...
Honest and genuine – the “Sarner Jangger”, a traditional jacket
As the apple is to the inhabitants of the Vinschgau Valley, so is the Jangger to the people of the Sarntal Valley. The difference could hardly be greater. Thus, armed only with an apple as befits a true Vinschgau girl, I boldly set off for the tradition-minded Sarntal Valley to learn more about this very particular item of clothing. A love for ...