A Travel To The Natural And Historic Attractions Of South Tyrol, Italy

If you are looking to enjoy a holiday with the beauty of nature, South Tyrol is a perfect choice, especially for families. As this is a historic land in Italy, there are number of Old town, churches, medieval architecture, and castles and extremely beautiful with breath-taking mountains and valleys. The popular attractions:

1. Cir Peaks

Address: Dolomites, 32023 Rocca Pietore, Province of Belluno, Italy.

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Cir Peaks Photo

Through an amazing hiking, you can reach at the top of Cir Peaks, a UNESCO World heritage site and explore the beauty of sun rises. Also you can enjoy the panoramic natural sceneries from here. This is located in between Alta Badia and Val Gardena valleys.

2. Merano

Address: Merano, South Tyrol, Italy.

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Merano Photo

Merano is an old charming town in South Tyrol surrounded by mountains. The city in years ago was home for some of the eminent personalities like writers, scientists, artists etc. The things you can explore here are Tyrol castle, St. Nicholas? Church & St. Barbara's Chapel of 15th century with stunning Gothic style of architecture, Steinerner Steg stone bridge, Empress Elisabeth Park etc.

3. Brixen

Address: 39042 Brixen, South Tyrol, Italy.

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Brixen Photo

This is another Alpine town in South Tyrol surrounded by number of castles. You can find narrow streets, pastal-coloured buildings, Baroque style cathedrals, gothic white tower and windows overlook the bay, Diocesan Museum in Bishop?s Palace, enjoy a hiking at the mountain The Plose.

4. Vipiteno

Address: 39049 Vipiteno, South Tyrol, Italy.

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Vipiteno Photo

Vipiteno was the most beautiful town in South Tyrol and one of the oldest towns over here. The sites you can visit over here are Parish of "Our Lady of Marsh" church with stunning Gothic architecture, a tall clock tower , Town Hall, New town with number of old streets, Reifenstein Castle ?a well preserved medieval castle and the tower of Zwolferturm- the symbol of the city.

5. Bruneck

Address: 39031 Bruneck, South Tyrol, Italy.

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Bruneck Photo

Bruneck is situated on the valley of Puster, one of the populous towns in South Tyrol. In 2009, this is awarded the best town to live in Italy. You can explore here a Bruneck Castle in a hilltop, Rainkirche Church, boutiques , cafes, small shop etc all together make your visit to Bruneck an amazing memory forever.

6. The Lange Alm

Address: Toblach ,Dobbiaco, South Tyrol, Italy..

The Lange Alm Photo

This is popular walking or hiking trial in South Tyrol. The trials would be in between three mountains and enjoying the surrounding sceneries. This is known as the attractive point of Dolomites. In between three mountains at the top, there you can see a Lange Alm Alpine hut with panoramic views of the valleys.

7. Mountains of Alta Badia

Address: Sassongher, 39036 Badia, South Tyrol, Italy.

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Mountains of Alta Badia Photo

Alta Badia would be filled with visitors in winter. The mountain will be fully covered with snow and there are number of activities are arranged for visitors on that season. You can enjoy activities like skiing, hiking, driving, visiting a traditional mountain hut ?Utia de Bioch? where you can learn more about the customs, traditions , traditional dishes etc.

8. Bolzano

Address: 39100 Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy.

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Bolzano Photo

This is the capital city of South Tyrol takes the heart of visitors by its location, the town is situated in the valley of vineyards. You can take a tour through the vineyards, Duomo di Bolzano Cathedral with a blend of Gothic & Romanesque architecture, Museum of archaeology, Mareccio Castle of 13th century etc. This is considered as the gateway to Dolomites.

9. Taste the delicious? Keiserschmarren?

Taste the delicious? Keiserschmarren? Photo

This is a sweet desert that you can try in South Tyrol made with chopped sweet pancakes. This is a popular & common item you can find everywhere in South Tyrol. There are different varieties of this desert is available on your choice.

10. Kronplatz

Address: Kronplatz, 39030 Mareo, South Tyrol, Italy.

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Kronplatz Photo

Kronplatz is one of the highest mountains in South Tyrol with an elevation of 2275meters above sea level. There are three nature parks you can explore in this mountain which conserves endemic species of plants and animals. In winter, you can enjoy number of winter sports activities also from here.

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