Allergies and food intolerances now affect the daily lives of more and more people. Holidays are the best time of the year to leave such pressures at home, to unwind and recharge the batteries. Those South Tyrolean hotels and farms which place a special emphasis on the needs of allergy sufferers are obviously best. Do you suffer from a food intolerance? Your host will be happy to prepare South Tyrolean specialities to suit you. And the fresh beneficial air on the Alpine farms and in the mountains is a lovely bonus.
We have put together for you a few tips for a relaxing holiday in South Tyrol:
Hotels with a special focus on health and wellbeing in the Tauferer Ahrntal valley offer package holidays for allergy and asthma sufferers. Visitors stay in allergy-friendly rooms, are looked after on the daily excursions to the climatic gallery in Predoi/Prettau and practise breathing and relaxation techniques.
You can enjoy an immediate experience of nature on a South Tyrolean farm with the “Red Rooster” seal of quality. Some of the farms also satisfy additional criteria, making them into oases of wellbeing for allergy sufferers.
Some South Tyrolean hotels are certified as biohotels. The food ingredients they use are regionally sourced from organic farms and the sparing use of resources such as soil, water and air play a supporting role. The room furnishings are made from 100% natural materials and provide a very special sense of wellbeing.
Vitalpina Hotels South Tyrol
The Vitalpina Hotels in South Tyrol have made a strong commitment to offering a special range of facilities related to exercise, nutrition and wellbeing. Some of the operators offer certificated gluten-free delicacies and are particularly allergy-friendly. All of these hotels offer a daily range of exercise programmes with qualified trainers and South Tyrolean natural products to promote a sense of wellbeing.
Climatic gallery in Predoi
At the climatic gallery in Predoi, allergy and asthma sufferers will find lasting relief. At the beneficial climatic gallery the inflamed mucous bronchial tissue recovers and the body’s own defences are strengthened.
The powerful waterfall cascades 97 metres into the depths. The Parcines Waterfall is an impressive natural spectacle for young and old, and people with breathing difficulties enjoy the cleansing effects of the fine water mist.
Italian Coeliac Association
The South Tyrolean branch of the national Coeliac Association provides a constantly updated list of bars, restaurants and hotels for gluten-free eating in South Tyrol.
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