The sea during the summer is not the only “solution”. In fact, the Italian mountains offer a fresh alternative to a “classic” seaside holiday. For enthusiasts, they are places which concentrate on relaxation and rejuvenation, where Nature plays a leading role even when there is no snow. Let’s take a look at the 5 most beautiful mountain places to v...

On so many occasions just like that one, the crisp, clean, affordable white wines of Alto Adige / Südtirol DOC transformed my everyday life with their simple elegance, making the mundane special, if not memorable. The indication of Südtirol in the DOC name reflects the German language influence in this bilingual area of Italy (formerly part of Aust...

Traffic restrictions have been introduced at one of the main access points to Italy's Dolomite mountains in a bid to tackle overcrowding during the summer tourism season. The area beyond the Sella Pass has been designated a limited traffic zone (ZTL) meaning vehicles can only enter with a pass valid for one hour, which can be collected for free at...

Buzz travel guru Rachel Beresford recently ventured off to Trentino in Northern Italy to explore all the region had to offer. Here is her review... Everyone has a list of places they are desperate to visit in their lifetime — those countries and cities that you just cannot wait to see. The likes of Paris, Rome, Venice and New York come up time and...

Il Console generale degli Stati Uniti a Milano, Elisabeth Lee Martinez, è stata in visita in Trentino Alto Adige. Dell’incontro con Kompatscher parliamo in altro articolo (vedi).  Ma a Bolzano ha avuto modo di incontrare il Presidente Rossi presso la sede dell'Eurac. Alla console il presidente Rossi ha illustrato le specificità e i punti di forza d...

The alpine apples of South Tyrol have been sustaining the local economy for hundreds of years and are an important part of the area’s tradition and culture. For many centuries, apple trees were planted around farmsteads and the apples were eaten by rural families.

The important city of Bolzano mixes the old and new effortlessly. Visitors can stroll the winding streets and gaze at the impressive examples of Gothic and Romanesque architecture or visit the modern university, where classes are taught in Italian, German and English. The Austrian influence on Bolzano is visible everywhere, from the multilingual st...

From the Latemarium panoptic platform, located at 2,200 meters of altitude, you can enjoy an amazing view over the Latemar and the wonderful surrounding Dolomites. It is an unparalleled rocky embrace, especially at dawn and sunset – when the walls of the mountains turn an iridescent hue, ranging from reddish to violet. The phenomenon is known as Al...

Cresce la presenza del Trentino a New York. Nella settimana appena conclusa sei aziende manifatturiere della provincia di Trento, assieme a Trentino sviluppo e sotto l'egida dell’Agenzia Ice, hanno partecipato alla ICFF, una delle più importanti fiere mondiali del design di interni e del mobile, a cui hanno preso parte quest’anno oltre 36.000 fra p...

South Tyrol, Italy’s ‘less-Italian’ region, is a fine blend of natural wonders (hello, Dolomites) and historic charm, with its well-groomed mountain villages, to be savored slowly, just as slow is the pace of life here, where tradition and modern coexist rather than clash. Here are three villages in South Tyrol to include in your Italian travel wis...