South of Bozen we enter a land spoiled by the sun. Here starts the South of the region and extends to Salurn, the border of Trentino. Cypresses, olive trees, palms, vineyards and orchards line the hills framing the valley.
With its mild climate the South of South Tyrol offers a paradise for wine- and fruit farmers. Accordingly diverse is the nature. During spring the valley vanishes under a glorious sea of blossom. In the Spring Valley in Eppan this spectacle can be witnessed already at the end of February.
The South of South Tyrol offers a breathtaking setting for hikes and mountainbike tours. Wine lovers find their dreams come true in the villages along the South Tyrolean Wine Road. Friends of culture find in Eppan alone over 180 castles. Above Auer the magical hill Castelfeder casts its spell on visitors; and the celebration under the arches in Neumarkt (=Laubenfest) invites to enjoy local products and traditional music.
In Kaltern mountain fans can take the cable car to the Mendel-Plateau, or visit the nearby Seiser Alm or the valley Eggental with its gorgeous mountain lake Karersee. When the temperature rises, the lake Kalterer See oder the lakes of Montiggl offer refreshment. During winter the ski area Obereggen suggests a popular meeting point for winter sports enthousiasts from all over the world, with ski-buses connecting the surrounding hotels with the lifts.
Gourmets find infinite settings for their passion: Whether they choose the noble castle restaurant, the traditional tavern or the savoury inn or "trattoria" – there is something here for every taste. Also the hotels in the South of South Tyrol reflect its diverse side. Whether you want to experience romance in a historical mansion, history in a castle hotel, nature on a farm or wellbeing in a wellness hotel – for every idea you'll find the matching accommodation in the South of South Tyrol.