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WINKLER Sport & Spa Resort
Design hotel | St. Lorenzen at Mt. Kronplatz
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City hotel | Meran
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Charm & warmth | St. Johann in Tauferer Ahrntal
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Spa-Hotel | St. Lorenzen at Mt. Kronplatz
from 118 €
Granpanorama Hotel StephansHof
Winter sports | Villanders in Eisacktal
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Luxury . Ayurveda & SPA | Olang at Mt. Kronplatz
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Hotel Fameli
Family & spa resort | Olang at Mt. Kronplatz
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Wirtshaushotel Alpenrose
Active hotel | St. Lorenzen at Mt. Kronplatz
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Sporthotel | Pfalzen at Mt. Kronplatz
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Hotel Saltauserhof
Wellness hotel | St. Martin in Passeier
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Alpenpalace Luxury Hideaway & Spa Retreat
Exclusive well-being oasis | St. Johann in Tauferer Ahrntal
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10 perfect photo spots in South Tyrol

Not only the unique nature of South Tyrol has great photo spots: In fact, the province offers romantic castles in an impressive position above medieval city centres or cool museums at 2,000 m of altitude, showing the cultural wealth of South Tyrol.

From Überetsch to Eisacktal, from Meran to Tauferer Ahrntal, we have searched photogenic highlights for culture lovers and found a wide range of attractive spots. These are our favourites.

Impressive castles, picturesque arcades & modern museums

  1. Churburg Castle is located above Schluderns at the entrance of Matsch Valley. In spring, when it is the time of apple blossom your picturesque will be particularly beautiful.
  2. If you take a picture of Hocheppan Castle above Eppan from Kreideturm a little bit below, you can photograph the pentagonal tower the best way possible.
  3. In order to shoot not only Taufers Castle, but also the Zillertal Alps with Mt. Schwarzenstein, you will need a camera with a big zoom, standing in the meadows in the south of Sand in Taufers.
  4. Above Klausen, there is Säben Monastery on a steep rock. In autumn, when the leaves turn colourful, the view from Ketschtnweg path near Pardell to the monastery is highly recommended.
  5. From the Italian garden that is located in the terrace and water garden area, you can have wonderful perspectives of Trauttmansdorff Castle near Meran – with the mountains in the background.
  6. The arcades in Bozen with elegant boutiques and historical inns perfectly symbolise the charming South Tyrolean mix of Alpine tradition and Mediterranean lightness. From the fruit market, you can have a beautiful perspective of the arcades.
  7. Zwölferturm tower, the landmark of Sterzing, can be shot best from Neustadt. The Neustadt (“new city”) is the southern part of the historical city centre that dates back to the 15th century.
  8. The arcades of Glurns is frequently used for film productions thanks to their medieval charm. Also, they are an excellent photo spot. The solid city walls of the smallest city in South Tyrol are completely preserved.
  9. Mt. Kronplatz is first and foremost an excellent skiing area in winter. However, the Messner Mountain Museum Corones is even more beautiful without snow on the summit plateau.
  10. In contrast, we think about the Pass Museum on Timmelsjoch pass, when there is some snow on the pass between the valleys of Ötztal and Passeiertal. The museum building is one of five elements of Timmelsjoch Experience.

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Hotel & SPA RESORT Majestic

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Vitalpina Hotel Schulerhof

A dream holiday - for active guests who enjoy relaxation, culinary delights, and friendly interactions.

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Familienhotel Bella Vista

Experience holiday with the whole family in Vinschgau: hiking programme, childcare, caressing ponies and time for relaxation.

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Hotel Tirolerhof

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Pass Museum Timmelsjoch
Pass Museum Timmelsjoch

The new Pass Museum at Timmelsjoch pass reflects the cross-border nature of Timmelsjoch Experience. Inside the museum, visitors will learn more about the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road.

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The "Zwölferturm" was built from 1468 to 1472 and is 46 m high. The tower was once the northernmost city gate and observation tower for the local fire brigade later.

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Kloster Säben
Kloster Säben

The Säben Monastery, is near the town of Chiusa, located on the mountain Säbener and it is inhabited by nuns.

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Churburg Castle in Schluderns
Churburg Castle in Schluderns

Churburg/Coira Castle home the largest private armory and a fabulous gallery.

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The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle
The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle

From spring until autumn, the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle are a colourful paradise with plants from all over the world.

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Cultural attractions

Selected accommodations in South Tyrol

Hotel & Residence Johanneshof - Tscherms in Meran and environs
Hotel & Residence Johanneshof
Tscherms in Meran and environs
4.5 Excellent

Comfortable rooms & spacious apartments, rich breakfast buffet or bread service, garden with heated pool, sunbathing lawn and garden house with whirlpool.

Pension Felsenegg - Tisens in Meran and environs
Pension Felsenegg
Tisens in Meran and environs
4.7 Excellent

Inviting B&B in the environs of Meran with comfortable and cosy rooms, a delicious breakfast, dreamlike garden & wonderful view of the vineyards.

from 35 € per day
Tirolerin rooms & suites & breakfast - Tramin an der Weinstraße in Southern South Tyrol
Tirolerin rooms & suites & breakfast
Tramin an der Weinstraße in Southern South Tyrol
4.3 Very good

Inviting rooms and suites, excellent breakfast, heated outdoor pool in the garden & unlimited possibilities for active guests.

from 65 € per day
Glögglhof - Girlan in Southern South Tyrol
Girlan in Southern South Tyrol
4.9 Excellent

Farm holidays in the wine village Girlan and in cosy apartments – ideal for active travellers and for those who are looking for regeneration!

from 105 € per day