Travel to Trentino-Alto Adige

Looking for travel tips for Trentino and South Tyrol? Did you know that this region is also called Alto Adige and that these are the two northernmost provinces of Italy that border Austria? The region is bilingual, German and Italian. Trentino and South Tyrol are as Tyrolean as they are Italian, a region of contrasts. Largely covered by the mountain peaks of the Dolomites, where deep-rooted traditions go hand in hand with a cosmopolitan character. It's the variety and harmony of the contrasts that make Trentino and South Tyrol so special. To the south, it borders the Lake Garda


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The Dolomites

Stunning mountain areas in the Dolomites make it a destination for both summer and winter vacations. Well-known places include Bolzano, the Gardena valley, the Alta Badia region all the way to Lake Garda. Due to a unique microclimate, Trentino is Europe's largest apple producer. In winter, the ski resorts of Madonna di Campiglio, Folgarida-Marilleva, Canazei, Santa Christina, and Selva are the top destinations, while in the summer, Lake Garda and Lake Levico attract tourists. Trentino is the perfect destination for biking and hiking vacations.

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    Written by: Elisabeth Bertrand

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    Welcome cards for Italian cities

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  • Val Gardena in the Dolomites: Winter Snow and Summer Sun

    Val Gardena

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    Situated in the Italian Dolomites, Val Gardena is an enchantingly beautiful destination for anyone who loves active, natural or cultural holidays. The valley is made up of three unique villages, each with its own charm: S. Cristina, Selva and Ortisei. These villages are not only a paradise for lovers of winter sports and hiking, but also for lovers of good food and wine.

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    The Matterhorn

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    Written by: Nelleke Pruijs

    Every year there is a magic in the crisp winter air in Brixen. The scent of cinnamon, toasted nuts and honey wafts through the air and with it the joy of the feast of love and union. Music in churches and street concerts set the mood for the holy season. Garlands of fir trees and lights festively decorate the city's historic streets. The first snow on the surrounding peaks glistens all the way down to the valley and invites you to make your first descents on the perfectly groomed slopes.

  • Natural spa and thermal springs in Italy

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    Written by: Nelleke Pruijs

    Do you have muscle pain, joint pain or stress? A warm mud bath in a spa rich in sulfur and minerals does wonders and usually helps you get rid of it. It has been successfully used for centuries in the treatment of various ailments. Mud baths benefit from removing excess fluid, especially in the tissues of the legs, abdomen and hips. The most important ingredient is, of course, always the thermal spa water.

  • Hugo - My favorite Alpine cocktail

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    Written by: Elisabeth Bertrand

    This vibrant summer treat is slowly starting to conquer the world. In contrast to the popular Spritz Aperol from the Veneto, this cocktail does not have the slightly bitter Amaro taste, but it is light and fresh. A popular aperitivo that you will certainly encounter on holiday in Northern Italy and especially in restaurants and on terraces in the region of Trentino and Alto Adige, the apple country of Europe, the Hugo originally comes from Bolzano. The main ingredient is elderflower syrup, which you can usually find in your local health food store.

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