Exploring South Tyrol
As a popular leisure and recreational destination, South Tyrol offers a wide range of activities, a mild climate and wonderfully fresh mountain air - all year round. Be it for wellness seekers, active and sporty travellers or families who enjoy nature, there is something for everyone in South Tyrol. Explore the region actively on foot or by bike and enjoy the natural diversity. There is a lot to discover around the Romantik Hotels & Restaurants in South Tyrol - check out our tips for a successful stay.
The Alpe di Siusi is Europe's largest high alpine pasture and an absolute hiking and climbing paradise. Experience the fantastic mountain world of the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, up close. Numerous activities can be found here: Whether hiking or climbing, running, or biking, swimming, golfing or even paragliding or horseback riding - there is something for everyone here. The rustic alpine huts captivate with their own charm and are ideal places to stop for a break after eventful hours in the mountains.
The Romantik Hotel Turm in Fiè allo Sciliar welcomes you to a stylish setting at the foot of the Dolomites. In addition to excellent cuisine, an extensive spa area and modern rooms, a remarkable art collection awaits you with about 2,000 oil paintings, watercolors and lithographs by artists such as Paul Klee, Oskar Kokoschka and Picasso.
Not far from Welschnofen, Lake Carezza delights with its emerald green color and is therefore called "Lec de Ergobando" in Ladin, which means rainbow lake. The underground springs of the Latemar Group, provides the 300 meters long and 130 meters wide mountain lake with fresh water. In just about 20 minutes you can walk around the mountain lake and enjoy the diversity of nature in and around the lake.
The Rosengarten mountain range extends over a length of about 8 kilometers from the Schlern mountain range in the north to the Karer Pass in the south. The highest mountain of the massif, the Kesselkogel at 3,004 meters can be reached by a via ferrata. Here you will find the thickest network of hiking trails in all of South Tyrol and mountain bikers are also catered for with numerous tours.
At the Romantik Hotel Post Weisses Rössl in Welschnofen, hikers, skiers as well as horseback riding enthusiasts will get their money's worth thanks to the proximity to the Rosengarten mountain massif and the hotel's own riding stable. After an eventful day, relax in the spacious wellness area and let yourself be pampered with a view of the Dolomites.
The spa town of Merano delights with extensive parks, green promenades, botanical gardens as well as numerous watercourses and welcomes you in an Alpine-Mediterranean atmosphere. Experience the urban flair of the old town with its medieval arcades and impressive Belle Époque buildings. Explore Merano and the surrounding villages and valleys and enjoy the ideal combination of a cozy old town and magnificent nature.
In the former country inn from the 15th century, the Romantik Hotel Oberwirt welcomes you today in traditional and at the same time modern-elegant rooms and suites. Located in Marlengo near Merano, you can expect a stay with exquisite cuisine and relaxation in the spacious Amadea Spa.
How about a little adventure? Then the path from Stange near Ratschings in the Wipptal valley to Jaufenbach is just the thing: Once there, the Gilfenklamm gorge awaits you, Here, the Ratschingser Bach stream transforms into thunderous masses of water as it runs through the rocky gorge. Once in the heart of the canyon, the breathtaking view into the depths makes your breath catch. The 2.5-kilometer hiking trail leads through this exciting natural monument via suspension bridges and stairs in about an hour.
Not far from the natural spectacle, guests of the Romantik Hotel Stafler in Mauls near Sterzing will find enough space for relaxation and mindful pleasure. Special highlight of the hotel: The gourmet restaurant unicorn distinguished with 2 Michelin stars. Here, star chef Peter Girtler ensures successful creations with the perfect blend of South Tyrolean kitchen tradition and Italian as well as international culinary art.