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Holidays in Eppan on the Wine Route

The municipality of Eppan on the Wine Route is located in Southern South Tyrol, at about 400 m above sea level and only 10 km from the South Tyrolean capital Bozen – embedded in a magnificent landscape with vineyards, fruit orchards and castles.

Apple blossom in Eppan
Apple blossom in Eppan

The flowering apple orchard at the foot of the picturesque Hocheppan Castle is perfect for cosy walks and bike tours.

© IDM Südtirol - Alex Filz
Castles in Eppan
Castles in Eppan

Korb Castle in the foreground, Boymont Castle on the hillside as well as Hocheppan Castle are part of the famous "Three castles hike".

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Winery in Eppan on the Wine Route
Winery in Eppan on the Wine Route

Historical winery in Eppan

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Eppan
Eppan

Hocheppan Castle / Castel d'Appiano

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Eppan an der Weinstraße
Eppan an der Weinstraße

The mild climate in Eppan sees to an excellent grape harvest which is the prerequisite for producing the renowned first-class wine.

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Eppan is the largest wine-growing area in South Tyrol with about 1,200 hectares of vineyards, which are extending from 240 m to 1,600 m above sea level. Its territory is located at 240 to 1,600 meters above sea level and comprises nine lovely wine villages and hamlets.

The area is a small Eldorado for castle lovers and romantics. You can find countless castles, ruins and noble manors in the environs; many of them have been lovingly refurbished, are open for visitors or used as a hotel or restaurant that successfully balances between ancient traditions and modern tourism.

People appreciate the region around Eppan also because of its very mild climate offering with pleasant temperatures and a southern atmosphere already in spring. Combined with many precious hours of sunshine this climate creates ideal conditions for viniculture. In fact, it is hardly surprising that the wineries, producers of sparkling wine and grappa distilleries there produce many internationally famous wines and distillates every year.

Lido at big Montiggl Lake
Lido at big Montiggl Lake

In addition to the public outdoor pool with large sunbathing lawn, the lido at big Montiggl lake offers a beautiful jetty with access to the lake.

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Activities & culinary experiences

For active vacationers, Southern South Tyrol offers many well-marked walking and hiking paths, where they can enjoy the beauty of the countryside including the diverse Mediterranean vegetation, forests and magnificent bathing lakes, as well as some natural gems and the southern flair – in and around Eppan, families are looking forward to many different activities!

The Lakes of Montiggl, which are embedded in a beautiful forest scenery, are perfect for a refreshing bath in summer. If you visit Eppan in spring, you should absolutely go hiking in the Frühlingstal valley below Montiggl – nowhere else there are this much spring snowflakes. And on hot summer days, you should visit the natural phenomenon of the "ice holes" near Eppan.

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Eppan on the Wine Route
Eppan on the Wine Route

Eppan offers numerous bars and restaurants for convivial moments and unique culinary moments.

© Tourismusverein Eppan - Live-Style Agency Eppan
Market in Eppan
Market in Eppan

Shopping fun in Eppan in Southern South Tyrol

© Tourismusverein Eppan - Helmuth Rier
Genuss in Eppan
Genuss in Eppan

South Tyrolean wine, culinary delicacies and much more in Eppan on the Wine Route

© Tourismusverein Eppan - Helmuth Rier
Apple blossom in Eppan
Apple blossom in Eppan

The flowering apple orchard at the foot of the picturesque Hocheppan Castle is perfect for cosy walks and bike tours.

© IDM Südtirol - Alex Filz
St. Apollonia church in Missian/Eppan
St. Apollonia church in Missian/Eppan

St. Apollonia church is situated on a hill in Missian in the environs of Eppan.

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Castles in Eppan
Castles in Eppan

Korb Castle in the foreground, Boymont Castle on the hillside as well as Hocheppan Castle are part of the famous "Three castles hike".

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
St. Anthony chapel near Ansitz Kreit
St. Anthony chapel near Ansitz Kreit

The chapel is situated on the property of Ansitz Kreit in St. Michael/Eppan, in the middle of vineyards and fruit orchards.

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Winery in Eppan on the Wine Route
Winery in Eppan on the Wine Route

Historical winery in Eppan

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Castle Freudenstein
Castle Freudenstein

Castle Freudenstein above Eppan on the South Tyrolean Wine Route was built during the 13th century. Today, the surrounding area includes the Golf Club Freudenstein.

© Tourismusverein Eppan
Eppan
Eppan

Hocheppan Castle / Castel d'Appiano

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Eppan an der Weinstraße
Eppan an der Weinstraße

The mild climate in Eppan sees to an excellent grape harvest which is the prerequisite for producing the renowned first-class wine.

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