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

Trauttmansdorff Castle

Trauttmansdorff Castle is one of the most beloved castles in Europe. It is located in the environs of Merano and hosts the Touriseum (South Tyrol Museum of Tourism), a restaurant and the huge

Skijoring on the Dolomites

Skijoring is a winter sport in which a cross-country skier is pulled by one or more dogs, by a horse or a motorized vehicle such as a snowmobile. The equipment normally includes skis, reins or

Prince's Castle

The castello Principesco (prince's castle) lies in Merano, in a very particular position. In fact, it wasn't built on the top of a hill or a mountain like it used to be done, but in the center

Wine and food tour in South Tyrol

South Tyrol is without a doubt the dream of every gourmet. An uncontaminated nature, clean air, a mild climate and the love of man enrich this land with delicious gifts, so much that South

Castle Fontana

The castle Castel Fontana is a medieval castle which can be easily reached walking along the path taking you to Castel Tirolo. It was built in 1241 and then destroyed and re-built many times.

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

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

Natural reserves in the province of Bolzano

The Natural reserves of the Province of Bolzano in South Tyrol are seven:

- Natural Park of Sciliar-Catinaccio, in the Eastern Dolomites, between Castelrotto, Fiè allo Sciliar, Tires and the

Spas

Spas are an important reality in Trentino and South Tyrol. The main spa resorts are Levico Terme and Vetriolo Terme in Valsugana (arsenic-ferruginous waters), Pejo (carbon and sulphur waters),

Therme Meran spa

A futuristic structure holds the long spa tradition of Merano: the beneficial properties of these waters, able to cure many diseases, were already known in ancient times, but this spa offers

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

Irrigation channel paths near Merano

In the environs of Merano you can find a thick web of paths going along the waterways. These paths were created in the 13th century by the peasants who built an imposing irrigation channel

Merano Museums

THE CIVIC MUSEUM

(Admission ticket; open all year; closed on Mondays)
The Civic Museum was founded at the beginning of the 20th century. The visitors can admire important finds, traditional

The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle

The Gardens of Sissi in the Trauttmansdorff Castle are located in Merano, where a mild climate and a wealth of southern vegetation can sometimes work wonders. Already around the middle of the

Autumn holidays on the Dolomites

The autumn has begun on the Dolomites. The green grasslands leave behind a contrasting landscape. In the valleys the red and yellow leaves begin to fall, the top of the mountain seems wither