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südtirol privat – these are local places offering bed & breakfast; houses with not more than 5 apartments or 8 rooms, where you can have an authentic holiday with a friendly welcome by your hosts and breakfast served with a smile. In this blog we tell their stories. The taste of South Tyrol South Tyrol active The culture of South Tyrol Bed&Breakfast in South Tyrol A hiking adventure in the Dolomites
The sun shines brightly in the deep blue sky, birds are singing, the Alpine herbs and flowers dance merrily in the summer breeze – that’s what a fabulous hiking day in the Dolomites looks like. Sometimes however, a wonderful hiking tour turns into a wonderfully adventurous one. When an unpredictable thunderstorm gathers on the horizon, for ...
Mountain freshness times two: hiking in the Ulten valley
Hiking is most definitely the favourite activity of all South Tyroleans and vacationers in South Tyrol. And swimming is obviously the must-do of summer! So why not combine them? We set out on a tour to the Ulten valley: to the “Weißbrunn”, “Grünsee”, “Langsee” and “Fischersee” mountain lakes. A wonder-wanderful hike including some fresh mountain ...
It’s party time!
The ultimate top events in South Tyrol
Obviously, going for a holiday in South Tyrol means mountains, nature, exercise and relaxation! Our little province provides plenty of that. But, let's be honest, holidays should involve a little partying, too! South Tyrol's top events – along with its traditional village festivals – are perfect for doing this. The (inter)national fetes and ...
Sellaronda Bike Day 2018
Each year the Sellaronda Bike Day draws thousands of cyclists to circumnavigate the Sella Massif in the Dolomites. The day involves 58 kilometres of riding and over 1,630 metres of ascent, not to mention several Dolomite passes - and any number of emotions. We were there! One fantastic day for mountain bikers – one video:
Mountains you can touch – a holiday at Guesthouse Prader
In the idyllic mountain hamlet of San Leonardo, high above the city of Bressanone/Brixen, there is a lovely little house at the forest’s edge. Guesthouse Prader is the perfect starting point for discovering the mountain realm of South Tyrol! Experiencing the beauty of nature, hiking, enjoying the warmth of the sun while stretched out on a blooming ...
Of forests, sheep and avalanches
An early summer walk to the Geisler peaks It takes a while to get to the end of the Villnöss Valley - but it is most certainly worth it! With not much traffic, but plenty of nature, it is a paradise for hikers and mountain lovers. My personal guide for the day, Peter Schatzer, owner of the Apartments Schatzer , greets me with a broad grin and ...
Bike, bike, baby!
Cycling through South Tyrol
A holiday on two wheels is simply the best! Swiftly cycling through the apple orchards and vineyards, past idyllic villages, along the river. Enjoying a fresh “gelato”, an “aperitivo” in South Tyrol’s charismatic cities, pausing in the very middle of nature for a closer look at its beauties. And returning home in the evening, to the private host – ...
Bring your family to the family
5 reasons for a family holiday at the small places A relaxed holiday with your bunch of rascals is just what you’re looking for? In a place with lots of colourful nature right outside the door, where you can go hiking and biking, with delicious Italian food at dinner and where you’re right in the middle of happenings, of people, of the locals, so ...
The name says it all: Frei (free) – Berg (mountain) – Hof (farm)
A spring holiday in Lana Blooming apple orchards, a majestic peak and the peace of nature – that’s the backdrop for those holidaying at the Freiberghof. Easy walks, massages and the occasional plunge into the pool make it easy to achieve perfect relaxation here. And the holiday feeling is crowned by the evening bonfire in the garden! A private ...
A NATURE HOLIDAY – THE NATURE OF YOUR HOLIDAY
The nature specialists among the private landlords of South Tyrol The private landlords put GREAT emphasis on nature – because it makes daily routine look pretty small. That’s why we’ve chosen to live right in the middle of it. You can find us in the quiet spots. We live a sustainable life. Our buildings are energy efficient and built with natural ...
The authentic Merano holiday
… in the villa district Obermais-Maia Alta What defines an authentic holiday in Merano? Well … first of all Merano as a backdrop is a clear must! The spa town in the valley with its splendid art nouveau houses. With the Passer Promenade and the Tappeiner Way, adorned with beautiful flowers and plants of all sorts. With the historic arcades, ...
… on snowshoes across the Vigiljoch Simply walking ON the snow for once, instead of sinking into it. Trudging across wide meadows and fairytale forests, on winter’s snowy tracks. Up we go with the cable car to the Vigiljoch – where winter wanderers may roam freely and follow their snowshoes to wherever they are heading … If you would like to live ...