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South Tyrol - The other side of Italy

Italy’s northernmost province combines Alpine staidness with Italian joie-de-vivre, the Dolomites – a UNESCO World Heritage site – and cultural diversity. South Tyrol is a region abounding with contrasts, between Mediterranean landscape and Alpine peaks, deeply rooted tradition and cosmopolitan curiosity. The allure of South Tyrol lies in its variety and the harmony of opposites.

South Tyrol Active

From Waalwege to the Dolomites: hiking, mountaineering, climbing

Eating and Drinking

Dumplings, wine, pasta - the best from the Alps and the Mediterranean

The Finest Culture

Visit monasteries, churches, forts, castles and Ötzi in his museum

Family Holidays

The best recommendations for children and adults in South Tyrol

A selection of South Tyrolean highlights

What South Tyrolean insiders recommend

Secret tips for visitors

You must not miss out on these tips during your holiday in South Tyrol

Bäuerliche Speisen haben in Südtirol eine lange Tradition.

Rural World - 10 Tips for Authentic Insights into the Rural Way of Life

Collecting eggs, working with hay, enjoying a Marende snack and homemade dumplings in a traditional “Stube”, sampling the best recipes the rural kitchen has to offer – there are so many things to enjoy while visiting a farm in South Tyrol. Activities range from tours of...

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Live like a local

Where can you meet local South Tyroleans? What makes them unique? What do they cook and eat? One thing is for sure: they love their province, mountains, wine and culture. Take advantage of these tips and go where the locals go to experience South Tyrol from its most authentic...

The next events

25.08.16 ...

31st Merano Musical Weeks

The Merano Music Weeks offer visitors the chance to hear outstanding classical...

01.09.16, 10:00 ...

Unika - Sculpturing and wood-carving exhibition

For centuries now the Val Gardena/Gröden valley in the heart of the Dolomites...

10.09.16, 10:00

Traditional herding of sheep from high pasture in Vernago/Val Senales

About 2200 sheep and 300 goats leave from the “Niedertal-Alm“ (A) early in...

17.09.16, 10:00

Südtirol Drei Zinnen Alpine Run

The running race – named after the famous “battlemented” three dolomite...

South Tyrol’s Holiday Regions at a Glance