Holidays in South Tyrol: locals take the rich culture of South Tyrol for granted. Numerous castles, churches and palaces are testament to the fascinating history of South Tyrol. For example, Obermontani Castle was built as a fortress by Albert II in 1228 as a protection against the Bishops of Chur. Here the original manuscript of the 'Nibelungenlied' epic was discovered. Have you always dreamed of travelling back in time to the middle ages? Enjoy a trip to the town of Glurns in the Obervinschgau region, home of the famous Laaser marble. Experience a piece of the culture of the Vinschgau Valley: Glurns is a medieval town complete with city wall, picturesque alleys and imposing towers. Enjoy a trip to Marienberg Monastery, a place of peace and contemplation.
Traces of the past:
Holidays in South Tyrol
The 'Waal' irrigation system has ensured the prosperity of the South Tyrolean farmers for centuries. There are narrow trails next to the 'Waale' canals that were originally created to frequently check and repair the irrigation canals. Today these paths are popular hiking trails. There are many sightseeing highlights for your holidays in South Tyrol, such as the oldest frescoes of the German speaking area in Europe at St. Prokulus church at Naturno and the armoury at Churburg Castle. There are 123 castles and castle ruins in South Tyrol, 17 in the Vinschgau Valley in the immediate vicinity of the Dolce Vita Hotels. Why not embark on a trip to Schnalstal Valley ArcheoParc. The activity museum is only 30 kilometres away `from` your Dolce Vita Hotel and will introduce you to the world of the Ötzi Iceman, who lived in the Schnalstal Valley 5,300 years ago.
Music and Literature
during your Holidays in South Tyrol
Ask at the reception desk of your Dolce Vita Hotel for a recommendation for exciting cultural events during your holidays in South Tyrol. Enjoy numerous concerts, readings and theatre plays in Merano. A highlight in the event calendar is the Merano Music Weeks. Enjoy the artistry of acclaimed international stars.
Holidays in South Tyrol: Living Culture
Several guided tours and exciting readings by Mrs. Maria Gerstgrasser `from` Naturno are available at your Dolce Vita Hotels. Send a no obligation enquiry and enjoy a mix of culture, nature and relaxation during your holidays in South Tyrol.