Where does the way lie? How to actively discover South Tyrol.
Over hill and dale, through medieval towns, past blossoming orchards, up to mountain pastures or down on ski slopes with snow guaranteed! Don't know where to start to discover South Tyrol in active fashion? Don't worry – whether on foot, in the (bike) saddle, on a snowboard for with a thirst for knowledge – we'll show you how and when you can, must and should experience South Tyrol close up. And first of all, read here about what not to miss!
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All that you need to know – explained by our pro!
What are the requirements for holidaymakers wishing to bring along their dog to South Tyrol? Is it necessary to bring a muzzle? Which vaccinations are compulsory? What should you always carry with you when you’re going hiking with your dog? Our pro has all the info for you. And with our pet specialists you’ll be in the best of hands!
Pets very welcome
Selfmade, handmade – heartmade
A holiday without our dog Stella? For me and my family this is something simply unimaginable. For people like us who would never dream of leaving home without their four-legged friends, Silke and Werner at the Haus Sonngarten in Villnöss are the perfect hosts: they are open to the outside world while passionate about the little things – real ...
Of adventures and wild men
A tour through the wilds of Eppan
The weather for our last-but-one day in Eppan was clear - as clear as the fact that we both would be out and about. My husband had decided for a challenging bike tour of the Mendel and Gampen passes - and I had no wish to stand in his way, as I had my own plans for this late summer’s day ! We’ll take both! So, after having had breakfast together ...
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 ...
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 – ...
… 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 ...
Saddle up and on your bike!
Across South Tyrol on two wheels. If you have never heard of the South Tyrol cycle way, pay attention! It is a route – or rather two – that delights locals and holidaymakers, bike fanatics and leisure cyclists, racing, mountain and E-bikers alike. In short, it is a path that runs in stages across the land, including plenty of impressive scenery! ...
Slow Snow in South Tyrol
Winter? This time slowly, for all those who appreciate silence, landscapes, the wonders of winter. Experience the cold season in close-up with our slow snow tips - and repeat them as often as you like! Winter walks There is no better way to feel the winter than on a winter walk. No need for special equipment, ski passes or lifts - just snow! And ...