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Impressive architecture amidst the mountain world

South Tyrol is not only a paradise for mountain enthusiasts, but also for lovers of architecture. Here you will find numerous exceptional buildings that perfectly blend into the fascinating mountain landscape.

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Adventure Travel in Tyrol: Pure Adrenaline with Caving in Imst

A brand new travel trend is the so-called Adventure Travelling, where adventurers and the brave can fully enjoy themselves. One can look forward to thrills and dark passages, for example, when caving in the popular outdoor region of Imst, where one can get to know the mountain world in a completely different way.

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On the trail of great cultural creators

In South Tyrol, one can find numerous places that have inspired famous personalities, whether it be a refreshing waterfall or an unforgettable view. Below, we present some of these places so that you too can feel the special energy emanating from such places.

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Pleasure on vacation: Delicious cheese from South Tyrol

Discover the delicious cheese from South Tyrol, a culinary specialty with over 90 varieties, including the famous gray cheese and the Stelvio PDO cheese. Learn more about the traditional production and enjoy cheese events in South Tyrol.

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Book Tips: Reading Material for Your Next Stay

Is it still a while until your next vacation in South Tyrol and would you like to find out about the country, its people and sights or just be entertained? Below we present some books that can shorten your waiting time a bit.

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Relaxation on Vacation: Yoga Retreats in South Tyrol

Discover Yoga retreats in South Tyrol, where body, mind, and soul are harmoniously united amidst the Alps. Enjoy soothing yoga practices, relaxing meditations, and inspiring philosophies. Recharge your energy and find inner peace in the breathtaking nature. Let yourself be inspired by ancient Indian wisdom and experience an unforgettable break from everyday life.

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Jannik Sinner

Jannik Sinner has established himself as one of the most promising young tennis players. With his victory at the Australian Open and his upcoming position as number 1 in the world rankings, the South Tyrolean tennis star has achieved impressive successes. He impresses with powerful groundstrokes and remarkable agility. Despite his rapid rise, Sinner remains down-to-earth and focused. Learn more about his journey to the top of tennis.

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Selected insider tips for your vacation in South Tyrol

Admittedly: It is not easy to decide which places and locations one should visit during a vacation in South Tyrol, as the selection of sights is very large. This time we have opted for some insider tips that are not so well-known, but still fantastically beautiful.

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Holiday in South Tyrol: A Travel Etiquette Guide

Other countries, other customs. This applies to every stay in a foreign country – including South Tyrol. We have summarized the do‘s and don‘ts for your next South Tyrol vacation below.

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Ten selected highlights in South Tyrol

South Tyrol has a lot to offer its guests in terms of landscape, culture, and cuisine. We have selected ten highlights for you that you should not miss during your vacation in South Tyrol.

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Modern architecture meets centuries-old tradition - South Tyrol

South Tyrol is characterized by impressive mountains, ancient castles and forts, as well as quaint farmhouses. Is there even room for modern architecture? We say yes and present you with some very successful examples below.

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Culinary Experiences in South Tyrol: Discovering Wines and Landscape

Wine plays an essential role in South Tyrol. As part of wine hiking tours, wine cycling tours or other discovery trips, you have the opportunity to get to know the noble drops of the country.

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Workation in South Tyrol: Combining Work and Relaxation

South Tyrol has developed into a popular setting for digital nomads in recent years, who can perfectly combine work and vacation here in a spectacular natural landscape

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Innovations in Hospitality: Exceptional Accommodations in South Tyrol

Are you still looking for an insider tip for an unusual accommodation in South Tyrol? Below we present some extraordinary overnight accommodation options.

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Vacation in Tyrol: 1st Food Vibration Slope Food Festival in Nauders

Pleasant temperatures, delicious specialties, and casual sounds: these are the ingredients for an unforgettable skiing holiday in Nauders. To make the spring skiing even tastier, visitors can also look forward to two top-class events: the Golden Mountain Beats and the Food Vibration Slope Food Festival.

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Mystical Paths on a South Tyrol Vacation: Hike to the Glacier Mills of Platt

In the rear Passeier valley, numerous impressive natural spectacles can be found, including the glacier mills in Platt, which were discovered by chance.

Snowpark Schnalstal
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Holiday in South Tyrol: New glacier cable car in the Schnals Valley

At the end of December, a new glacier cable car was put into operation in the Schnals Valley in South Tyrol.

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Winter Hiking in South Tyrol Vacation: Three Selected Tour Tips

South Tyrol has an excellently developed network of winter hiking trails where you can let the dreamlike landscape take effect on you. Below you will find three selected tours that represent a good opportunity to discover South Tyrol in winter.

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Bar Kristi in Sterzing: A warm paradise for vacationers and connoisseurs

“Welcome to the Bar Kristi in Sterzing, where vacationers and locals alike feel at home. Under the warm leadership of Kristi, an atmosphere full of joie de vivre and hospitality awaits you. Discover our diverse selection of wines, sparkling wines, and champagnes, as well as creative cocktails in a welcoming, rustic-modern setting. Whether on the sunny terrace or in the cozy interior – enjoy relaxed moments with us, from morning coffee to evening drinks with music. Bar Kristi is your perfect place for unforgettable holiday experiences in Sterzing.“

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Traditions in South Tyrol Vacation: Kastelruth Farmer‘s Wedding

On January 21, 2024, those interested can look forward to the Kastelruth farmers‘ wedding, where one can embark on a journey into long past times.

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Winter vacation in South Tyrol: New ski rules for this season

Anyone who has planned a skiing holiday in South Tyrol for the winter season 2023/24 should definitely be aware of the skiing rules.

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Winter Vacation in Tyrol: Special Events in and around Innsbruck

In addition to various traditional events or Christmas markets, the Innsbruck region also offers numerous other events to make the time until the turn of the year pass more quickly.

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Nature in South Tyrol Vacation: Raffeiner Orchid Experience World

Due to the mild climate, orchids also thrive very well in South Tyrol. Countless different species can be admired in the Raffeiner Orchid World of Experience on an area of around 6000 m².

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Winter vacation in Tyrol: New arrival options with public transport

In Tyrol, the arrival by train has been promoted for some time, and by now there are very attractive offers especially from Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and Austria, and these are constantly being expanded.

Tyrol in winter
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Sports events on a Tyrol holiday: Highlights of the 2023/24 season

Tyrol attracts not only numerous vacationers annually, but also world-class athletes who compete in disciplines such as cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, or ski jumping

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Experience the magic of water on a South Tyrol vacation.

In the South Tyrolean Mühlwaldertal, water has always played a very important role. You can immerse yourself in the magic of this element during various themed hikes.

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Traffic Rules for a Tyrol Vacation: An Overview of the Most Important Regulations

The Tyrolean Road Act sets out the regulations for road users. To ensure you are safe and informed while on vacation, we have compiled the most important ones for you below.

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Traffic Rules in South Tyrol - Safe Travels

Anyone traveling by car during their vacation in South Tyrol should take a look at the traffic regulations in advance. We have summarized the most important ones for you.

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Where are the hidden places in the Dolomites?

In the Dolomites, there are numerous well-known places that are naturally no longer an insider tip, but also those where one can - in the truest sense of the word - still ‘get out of the way‘.

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What must one see in Meran?

The city of Meran with its enchanting old town offers its visitors numerous attractions.

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Four-legged friends welcome: Holiday with a dog in South Tyrol

Do you want to travel with your dog? In South Tyrol, numerous dog-friendly hotels, guesthouses, and farms invite you to an unforgettable vacation in a dreamlike nature.

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South Tyrol is to become a showcase region for environmentally conscious accessibility and mobility. The measures for this were recently presented by IDM, HGV, the Chamber of Commerce, and the country.

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Winter Hiking in Tyrol: A Selection of Routes for the Pitztal

The winter months in Pitztal are not only a highlight for snowboarders and skiers, but also for winter hiking one can immerse into fascinating snowy landscapes and enjoy the calming silence. We present you some selected routes below.

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My first tandem flight in the Dolomites - What an experience!

For many years, I have been eagerly wishing to go on a tandem paragliding flight in the Dolomites. I have often imagined and pictured to myself how fascinating a flight with the paraglider will be.

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On the way on the fast connections to South Tyrol - Highway tolls - Fines

(As of: March 13, 2024) One likes to rely on the comfort of one‘s own car on vacation. At home, it stands at the door and patiently swallows all the luggage you want to take along. One does not even have to worry about exactly timed departure times – you are the master or mistress of your own schedule and can independently decide on rest breaks.

Panorama of Lake Achensee
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Best Panorama: Recommended viewpoints for your Tyrol vacation

If you want to see Tyrol from above, you don‘t always have to climb a high mountain. The following viewpoints can be reached with relatively little effort, from which you can then enjoy the fantastic panorama of the country.

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Culinary Excellence in South Tyrol: An Overview of the Starred Restaurants and Toque Cuisine 2023/2024

This article provides a comprehensive overview of South Tyrol‘s high-end culinary scene in the years 2023/2024, underscored by the latest ratings from esteemed gourmet guides such as the Michelin Guide and Gault Millau. It presents the outstanding Michelin-starred restaurants and the hood-awarded establishments that affirm South Tyrol‘s reputation as a prime destination for gourmets and connoisseurs in Europe.

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