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Magnificent nature

As a popular holiday region, South Tyrol inspires above all with varied activities, a mild climate and wonderfully fresh mountain air - all year round. Whether for wellness seekers, active and sporty people or connoisseurs, 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 - our tips ensure a successful stay.

Seiser Alm

Seiser Alm

The Seiser Alm is Europe's largest high alpine pasture and an absolute paradise for hikers and climbers. Here you can experience the fantastic mountain world of the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, up close. Numerous activities await you here: Whether hiking and climbing, running and cycling, swimming, golfing or even paragliding or horseback riding - there is something for everyone here. The rustic alpine huts enchant with their own charm and are ideal places to stop for a breather after eventful hours in the mountains.

Hotel tip:

The Romantik Hotel Turm in Völs am Schlern welcomes you in a stylish ambience at the foot of the Dolomites. In addition to excellent cuisine, a spacious wellness area and modern rooms, a remarkable art collection awaits you here with around 2,000 oil paintings, watercolours and lithographs by artists such as Paul Klee, Oskar Kokoschka and Picasso.


Lake Karer

Lake Karer

Not far from Welschnofen, Lake Karer delights with its emerald green colour and is therefore called "Lec de Ergobando" in Ladin, which translates as Rainbow Lake. The underground springs of the Latemar group supply the 300-metre-long and 130-metre-wide mountain lake with fresh water. In only about 20 minutes you can walk around the mountain lake and enjoy the diversity of nature in and around the lake.


The Rosegarden mountain massif stretches over a length of about 8 kilometres from the Schlern massif in the north to the Karer Pass in the south. The highest mountain of the massif, the Kesselkogel at 3,004 metres, can be reached by a fixed rope route. Here you will find the densest network of hiking trails in all of South Tyrol and mountain bikers are also catered for with numerous tours.

Hotel tip near Rosegarden:

At the Romantik Hotel Post Weisses Rössl in Welschnofen, hikers, skiers and horse-riding enthusiasts will be in their element thanks to the proximity to the Rosegarden mountain massif and the hotel's own riding stable. After an eventful day, relax in the spacious wellness area and let yourself be treated to a view of the Dolomites.

The spa town of Merano


The spa town of Merano delights with its extensive parks, green promenades, botanical gardens and 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 cosy old town and magnificent nature.

Hotel tip:

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, a stay with exquisite cuisine and relaxation in the spacious Amadea Spa awaits you.


How about a bit of adventure? Then the trail from Stange near Ratschings in the Wipptal valley to Jaufenbach is just the thing: once there, the Gilfenklamm gorge awaits you. Here, the Ratschings stream transforms into thunderous masses of water as it runs through the rocky gorge. Once in the heart of the gorge, the breathtaking view into the depths makes your breath catch. The 2.5-kilometre-long hiking trail leads through this exciting natural monument over suspension bridges and stairs in about an hour.

Hotel tip near Gilfenklamm:

Not far from the natural spectacle, guests of the Romantik Hotel Stafler in Mauls near Sterzing will find enough space for relaxation and conscious enjoyment. A special highlight of the hotel: the gourmet restaurant Einhorn, which has been awarded 2 Michelin stars. Here, Michelin-starred chef Peter Girtler ensures successful creations with the perfect blend of South Tyrolean culinary tradition and Italian as well as international culinary art.

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