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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 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!
Sweet summer highlights in Bolzano and environs!
The scents of the south in the mountains – wild jasmine and mountain meadows. Beautiful flowers of all shades contrast with the vigorous summer green of the landscape, criss-crossed by walking boots and bike tyres zoom. This is summer in the south of South Tyrol - and here are ten experiences that are al an absolute must! #1 The Grand Canyon of ...
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 ...
10 must-dos for springtime in Meran
Spring has sprung! Pale-pink apple blossom embraces Meran with its scents, while humming and twittering sounds are everywhere to be heard. And, what with the urge to explore and the joys of spring, it can be difficult when on holiday to choose between culture, nature or leisure. So below we have listed the ten absolute must-dos for spring in ...
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...
It's worth staying with a 'small' host at Easter
Every year it comes round again. No, we're not talking about Christmas, but still about new life and awakening. The resurgence of nature, life and Jesus Christ. Easter is nearly upon us! When crocuses and snowdrops follow Jesus' example and rise up and strive for heaven, the result is a real festival of colour! Cause for a holiday in South Tyrol – ...
Spring comes to South Tyrol
The snow up in the mountains succumbs to the warmth of the sun's rays, while fresh blades of grass peep up out of the soil still cold from the winter. Yes, spring is slowly but surely colouring the countryside with bright hues that signify nature's awakening. We'll show you the holiday regions in sync with spring! Bolzano and Environs: a valley ...
Magical places in South Tyrol – may the force grip you!
Inhaling the purest nature. Wonderfully positive energy flowing into every cell of your body. And suddenly you find yourself alone, hand in hand with Mother Earth. Do you have an idea about what I'm referring to? Quite possibly nature's best recharging device ever. People can recharge their batteries and lift their spirits at spots where energy ...
Farewell to winter
The 3 must-see carnival parades in South Tyrol The original idea behind Carnival was to drive out winter. In villages up and down the land, people meet, walk through the streets together and focus on ancient customs in order to drive away the cold, dark time of year along with all its demons, and to awaken the spring and bring fertility back to ...
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 ...
A sociable fondue – how about the original?
The New Year's Eve fondue is a classic! For Chris too! This time he's had the idea of preparing the original cheese fondue. He'd like to share it with you as well: quickly and easily prepared and, above all, extra tasty! Surprisingly, this melted cheese also makes a good accompaniment to meat, polenta or cooked vegetables. In any case, it's always ...