Culture & tradition

During your holiday in South Tyrol the rich local culture is all around: in the form of traditional costumes or ceremonial processions, during convivial feasts or at colourful markets. Culture and traditions are very much respected in South Tyrol and have been kept alive until this very day. Why not be part of the jolly crowd during your holidays in South Tyrol and be at one with traditional South Tyrolean customs!

Your summer or winter holiday in South Tyrol is also a perfect opportunity to visit one of the many museums, churches, castles or manor houses and gain an insight into the eventful history of the area. Moreover, the South Tyrolean stages offer a rich theatre and cabaret programme all year round and put on diverse dancing performances that you just mustn't miss. In the summer, you will come across interesting historical places almost everywhere while hiking in South Tyrol, such as antique wall remains from prehistoric times, Roman settlements, medieval chapels and churches or farms and noble residences that are hundreds of years old. Explore the local history and enjoy your perfect holiday in South Tyrol with the whole family!

Mountain trolls, witches and kings: family holidays in South Tyrol

South Tyrol is the perfect destination for your family holiday in South Tyrol. Young and old will enjoy the diverse and rich cultural programme: hiking in South Tyrol in Catinaccio, the empire of King Laurin, fairy tale hikes on the trail of mountain trolls and witches in the Sciliar area and mystical hikes through the vineyards along the South Tyrolean wine route. Youngsters will be caught up in the atmosphere and excitement, making your holiday in South Tyrol an unforgettable and enchanting experience for the whole family.

There are also interesting destinations for Mum and Dad during their skiing holiday in the Dolomites or their summer holiday in South Tyrol: Tyrol Castle, the South Tyrolean Museum of History, the Castle of the Counts of Tyrol ; Coira Castle near Sluderno in Val Venosta with its armoury, the largest collection of its kind in the world, Ötzi, the famous glacier mummy in the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, the Dome of Bressanone, the ancient city of the bishops, the place of pilgrimage Madonna di Pietralba, the Museum Ladin Ciastel de Tor in Val Badia, the wine museum in Caldaro along the South Tyrolean wine route - to name just a few of the highlights of your holiday in South Tyrol.

Holidays South Tyrol