Seehotel Ambach

- Caldaro al Lago, Italy

Caldaro al Lago/Kaltern View from Seehotel Ambach, South Tyrol Italy


- Tirolo, Italy

Farnhaus Holiday Apartments | Tirolo, Dorf Tirol, South Tyrol Italy | The Aficionados

Miramonti Boutique Hotel

- Avelengo, Italy

Miramonti, Hotel, luxury, boutique, design, Alps, romantic, South Tyrol, Italy

1477 Reichhalter

- Lana, Italy

Gasthaus Reichhalter 1477 Lana, South Tyrol - new design hotel guesthouse Italy

Casa al Sole

- Val Gardena, Italy

Casa al Sole | Historic Boutique Hotels in Ortisei, Val Gardena valley of the Dolomites in northern Italy. | The Aficionados


- Lagundo, Italy

Villaverde Merano | Design Wellness Hotel Apartments in Lagundo Algund, South Tyrol, Italy by Studio Biquadra | The Aficionados

Schgaguler Hotel

- Alpe di Siusi, Italy

Schgaguler Hotel Castelrotto in Alpe di Siusi South Tyrol designed by Peter Pichler Architecture

Magdalener Hof

- Bolzano, Italy

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Schloss Freudenstein

- Appiano, Italy

Schloss Freudenstein | Luxury Hotel with Boutique Suites in Appiano/Eppan, Italy | The Aficionados


- Merano, Italy

Ottmanngut, Merano, South Tyrol, Italy, hotel, boutique

Ansitz Steinbock

- Villandro, Italy

Ansitz Steinbock Villandro | Beautiful Castle Hotel in northern Italy | The Aficionados

Hotel Milla Montis

- Maranza, Italy

Hotel Milla Montis | Maranza, South Tyrol, Italy | The Aficionados

Das Wanda

- Caldaro al Lago, Italy

Das Wanda boutique hotel, in Caldaro/Kaltern, South Tyrol

Vigilius Mountain Resort

- Monte San Vigilio, Italy

Vigilius Mountain Resort, a design hotel created by architect, Matteo Thun

Hotel Weißes Kreuz

- Val Venosta, Italy

Alpine interiors of the Boutique hotel Weisses Kreuz & Mansion zum Löwen is a design and Spa hotel in Burgeis (Burgusio), situated in the Venosta Valley (Vinschgau), South Tyrol, Italy.

Anders Mountain Suites

- Plose, Italy

Anders Mountain Suites | Design Hotel | Brixen, Bressanone South Tyrol Italy by architect Martin Grubner | The Aficionados

Parkhotel Mondschein

- Bolzano, Italy

Parkhotel Mondschein | Bolzano, South Tyrol Italy | The Aficionados

Villa Arnica

- Lana, Italy

Villa Arnica Suites & Garden | Lana, South Tyrol, Italy | The Aficionados


- Valle Aurina, Italy

Architectural design Hotel Bühelwirt Valle Aurina/Ahrntal in South Tyrol Italy, member of The Aficionados


- Bressanone, Italy

Fink Suites Bressanone by ASAGGIO architects | Beautiful Boutique Design Hotels in the Dolomites | The Aficionados

Villa Fluggi

- Merano, Italy

Villa Fluggi | Private Holiday House Merano, Italy | The Aficionados


- Alta Badia, Italy

Lagació, Hotel, eco, design, luxury, spa, Dolomites, boutique, Alpine, South Tyrol


- San Candido, Italy

ATTO Suites | Design Hotel Dolomites - San Candido/Innichen, Italy

Gloriette Guesthouse

- Soprabolzano, Italy

Gloriette Guesthouse Soprabolzano - Cantilevered Rooftop infinity pool in South Tyrol designed by noa architects, overlooking the Dolomites

South Tyrol


'The most beautiful natural architecture in the world' – Le Corbusier, 1907.

From its perch in Northern Italy, South Tyrol/Süd Tirol or Alto Adige as it is also known is a small but wonderful pocket of Northern Italy that shares more than just a border with Austria; this is an Alpinist lifestyle that flirts with Dolce Vita. A jewel of ancient cultures set in the mighty crown of the Alps nestled among the Dolomite mountains – a UNESCO World Heritage site. A chameleon of the Mediterranean and the Alps - expect snow-capped peaks to sun-kissed palm trees, traditional Tyrolean huts to strike-a-pose sustainable architecture, pasta to Knödel, dapper Italian styling to Lederhosen, Habsburger Villas to sleek modernist architecture, Grappa to Schnapps and the ski piste to botanical gardens.

More than forty regional dialects are spoken; South Tyrol has three official languages: German, Italian and around the Dolomites region of Alta Badia, the traditional Ladin is spoken - also home to the oldest Rhaeto-Romanic people in the Alps.

South Tyrol is all about a marriage of cultures, languages, traditions, progressive architecture and spectacular mountain nature – home to the Dolomites and the Tre Cime di Lavaredo/Drei Zinnen - a triptych declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009. Le Corbusier arrived in 1907, and he famously declared the Dolomites 'the most beautiful natural architecture in the world'. A further 332 Jurassic peaks storm into the sky; the highest mountain is the Ortles/Ortler in Val Venosta/Vinschgau at 3,905 m., and the highest plateau in Europe, Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm. South Tyrol covers 7,400 km and has over 13,000 km of hiking trails; road cyclists adore the region for its legendary climbs. The provincial capital of Bolzano/Bozen is a vibrant university city and home to Ötzi the Iceman, the 5,300-year-old mummy discovered in 1991, protruding from the glacier near the Giogo di Tisa/Tisenjoch Pass. Blessed with more than 300 sunshine days a year and faded Habsburg grandeur, the second city Merano/Meran has been a tropical hotspot since the days of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. She came for the mild Mediterranean mountain air and healing waters. Thirdly, Glorenza/Glurns in the south of Malles/Mals is one of the world's smallest cities – a wonderful melange of narrow medieval streets, churches, and its famous castle.

SKYALPS Airline | Flights to the Dolomites Bolzano | The Aficionados

Fly direct to South Tyrol and the Dolomites

Get straight to the heart of the action with a new SkyAlps ski flight that lands directly from London, Antwerp, Billund, Copenhagen, Berlin, Dusseldorf, and Hamburg into Bolzano, the alpine capital of South Tyrol and perfectly placed for ski escapades in the UNESCO protected Dolomites.

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