Deeply rooted, centuries-old tradition South Tyrol – the place is steeped in (his)stories up and down the land!
They may be found in the language, architecture and cuisine. In the landscape and in artisanal crafts. Some customs in South Tyrol are still practised today just as they were 100 years ago. Some have faded over the course of time, but their traces are still visible. Jolly street festivals, a variety of events focussing on wine, top-class music weeks and dance festivals, rustic farmers' markets and village fetes are traditional in South Tyrol and provide entertainment, adventure and education each year again and again! In this category, you can read about what makes South Tyrol's culture so unique and interesting.
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Motivating children to go walking is not always easy – unless there is plenty for them to discover and experience along the way! Sabine tells us all about her top five adventure trails for kids in South Tyrol! Setting out with the eyes of a child As ...
Meran and its environs provide the perfect location not only for enthusiastic walkers but also for the E-bike generation. Sabine visited the guesthouse at Ortswies 37 and talked to Irmgard Schnitzer about the many different tours for cyclists in and ...
When the mountain croons – Schlager songs in the snow
Schlager-hating Sabine mixed with the fans enjoying the music at over 2,400 metres, with magnificent views in the midst of the beautiful Sarntal Valley! When the mountain croons – Schlager songs in the snow I have to make one thing clear from the ...
Winter in the mountains – in close-up
For an adventure without skis, a snowshoe excursion is a wonderful way to experience the beauty of winter in the mountains, with a snowshoe excursion the ideal way to combine sport, mountains and nature in the cold months of the year. So, ...
Cultural stronghold South Tyrol
The small country of South Tyrol boasts an impressive number of 800 fortresses and castles: an excellent motivation for having a closer look at the witnesses of long gone times. The museums inside, the splendid gardens outside and the hikes around ...
A short break at the Kronplatz
A wonderful winter weekend at the Haus Hedonè
If you are looking both for quiet and adventure in a winter holiday, and if you’d like to combine relaxation with action, the Haus Hedonè in Reischach is your perfect match: located directly at the foot of the Kronplatz skiing area and in the very ...
Skiing with the kids
A trip with the kids through the “ski country” of South Tyrol - südtirol-privat blogger Sabine tells you everything you need to know about the region’s family-friendly ski areas! Skiing with the kids Visitors - and in particular families - ...
Eden? Correct! A winter paradise in Toblach
The Oberhammer family’s top tips for winter
Looking up at the summits from the deepest Puster Valley reveals a glittering winter wonderland! Lovers of peace and quiet and winter sports fans alike will find what they are looking for in the snowy-white world here; while true enthusiasts will ...
An autumn holiday in Dorf Tirol
“Törggelen” at the Haus Ortswies 37
Autumn features the culinary tradition of “Törggelen” in South Tyrol. And that means: it’s time for roasted chestnuts! At the Haus Ortswies 37 in Dorf Tirol this is done the traditional way: chestnuts are collected in the woods, roasted over an open ...
A holiday with your dog in South Tyrol
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 ...
Towns of true character
Mountains, orchards, vineyards: when we think of South Tyrol, these are probably the first images that spring to mind. But why should this be? In these eight towns and cities of South Tyrol can be sensed the Italian flavour that cannot be found in ...
Of strong women, cold feet and warm hearts
A visit to Haus Pichler in Welschnofen
I’m sitting across Rosa and Ulrike in their cosy snug, calmly stirring my afternoon coffee. A little chat is simply part of the fun when I’m on holiday. My gaze wanders out of the window from time to time. While the lovely view of the Latemar ...