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Family Fun, Action Adventures & Walking in Bressanone (Brixen)

Bressanone (Brixen): A Brief Overview As with many other cities and towns in the region, the ancient city of Bressanone (Brixen in German) is predominantly German speaking; with a personality that is quintessentially Alpine in essence, with a sprinkling of Mediterranean thrown in for good measure. The city is officially South Tyrol’s oldest, and has an atmospheric medieval quarter with …

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Autumn in South Tyrol: A Time to Walk, Taste and Experience

South Tyrol is a heralded walkers’ destination any time of year. But it’s an extra special experience during the autumn when the air is refreshingly crisp and the foliage takes on an attractive golden hue. It’s the time of Törggelen, a centuries-old festival that celebrates the region’s bountiful harvests and warm hospitality. It takes place from late September or early …

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Hiking from Lake Karersee to the Latemar Rock Labyrinth

A wonderful, extended hike from Lake Karersee to the Latemar rock labyrinth with glorious views of the Rosengarten (another Dolomite massif). This walk is particularly recommended during early summer when the snows have melted and the Karersee’s water has been sufficiently replenished to reflect the unique beauty of the Latemar. The magical Rosengarten Mountain, once the domain of the legendary …

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