Curiosity and insights on the Dolomites of Trentino, South Tyrol, Bellunese and Friuli


Biosauna is the perfect compromise between a Finnish sauna and a steam bath. The not too high temperature and a humidity level between 50% and 70% make this a sauna particularly appreciated by

Wrought iron handicraft

While the wood arts and crafts reached its climax at the end of the Renaissance, especially in Val Gardena, the iron manufacturing found its origins in the Medieval period. In fact, the ground

Garda Lake

The main characteristic of Garda Lake is certainly the climate that, deeply influenced by the Presence of the lake, is typically Mediterranean and has mild winter temperatures.
The delightful

The origin of Trentino Lakes

Trentino Lakes has been considered a little ocean in the heart of the Dolomites.
The origin of these basins, which represented an oasis in a desert of rocks for hunters, is in the Quaternary

Lamar Lake

Lamar Lake was once linked to the Lago Santo.

The sheet of water, absorbed and hidden by the rich vegetation of Paganella southern slope, is fed by underground effluents and is effluent to

Castle Corba

Castle Corba towers from Boymont hill, plunged into the green of vineyards and orchards, with a view on the near town of Bolzano/Bozen. 

The three floors house tower was built in the XIII

Moos Castle

Castel Moos (also known as Schulthaus, from the family that lived there) rises in the Oltradige area, above the town of San Michele near Appiano.

The building, we see today, characterized by

Castle of Appiano

Imposing stone building with defensive and habitation functions. The castle was built between 1125 and 1130 by Ulrich II Count of Appiano/Eppan.

The castle's defences are among the mightiest

Castle Monteleone


The castle is dated back to the XIII century. Indeed it was built between 1240 and 1280 in a panoramic position above the town of Cermes/Tschermes.
The inner courtyards, situated on the

Scena Castle

The original core of Scena Castle is dated back to 1346, and was then restore and enlarged in the second half of the XIX century by the Archduke of Austria, who moved there with his beloved

Castle Tirolo

Castel Tirolo (Castle Tyrol) was built in the 12th century on a rocky spur, in a strategic position controlling the below Merano valley. It is undoubtedly the most important castle in South

Coira Castle

This Renaissance castle was built in 1253 by the bishops of Coira who gave it its name.
Nowadays the castle belong to the counts von Trapp and is open to the public all the year long, winter

Ice climbing on the Dolomites

Do you love climbing? Then ice climbing is the right winter sport for you. This activity is performed on spectacular frozen waterfalls, using the normal climbing equipment as well as ice axes

Carezza Lake

The Carezza lake (from the German dialect Kar = bowl) lies in the Rosengarten Latemar area, in South Tyrol, at the foot of the famous Latemar massif and 2 km away from Passo Costalunga. This

Cross-country skiing in Val d'Isarco

In Val D'Isarco 294 km of perfectly kept cross country tracks develop; all tracks lie in a panoramic position and the snow is guaranteed!

The Alta Val di Vizze has become in the last years