IT - Trentino Alto Adige - Sudtirol

Trentino-Alto Adige (in German Trentino-Südtirol) is an autonomous region of northeastern Italy.

To know
The region covers an area of 13,607 km² and is bordered by Lombardy, Veneto, Switzerland and Austria. It is made up of the provinces of Trento and Bolzano. The summit of Italy is the northernmost point of the Italian state.

In addition to Italian, the majority of the population speaks German in the South Tyrolean area, while Ladin is also spoken in Val Gardena, Val Badia and Val di Fassa.

Culture and traditions
The historical and cultural influence of past Austrian domination determines a very precise and orderly character of citizens. The cities show signs of great attention and quality of life comparable to the other side of the Alps. If in the northern part people feel less Italian, because they speak mostly German, in the southern part it becomes the opposite. There is also a detached and less expansive cordiality compared to the southern regions.

Territories and tourist destinations.
Trentino – It is the southern area of the Region; it borders with Lombardy to the west and south, with Veneto to the east and south. It extends from the northern tip of Lake Garda to the northern border with South Tyrol. Trentino is Italian-speaking, with a small German and Ladin minority, and belongs to Trento. Its main cities, after the capital Trento, are Rovereto, Pergine Valsugana, Arco, Riva del Garda, Mori.
       South Tyrol – It is the northern area of the region; it is bordered to the south by Trentino, to the west with Lombardy, Switzerland and Austria which surrounds it also to the north, to the east with Veneto. Its main cities are, with the capital Bolzano, Merano, Bressanone, Laives and Brunico.

Cities of Trentino:
Trento – Capital of the region, its symbol is the Buonconsiglio Castle, the largest and most important monumental complex in Trentino-Alto Adige. From the 13th to the 18th century it hosted the prince bishops of Trento.
Andalo – Since the mid-twentieth century it has experienced a remarkable tourist development, becoming in short a holiday resort of primary importance. The Paganella ski lifts and the numerous accommodation facilities make it one of the most popular Trentino resorts during the winter season.
Arco – Between the mountains and Lake Garda, it preserves the Castle, palaces and villas with which the Habsburgs endowed it, which made it a place for climatic stay, recreation and treatment.
Madonna di Campiglio – One of the most famous summer and winter sports resorts in the whole Alpine region, already renowned in the Habsburg era, when it could boast the attendance of the Austrian imperial family.
Molveno – Holiday resort on the homonymous lake.
Riva del Garda – Elegant center at the northern end of Lake Garda, it maintains the atmosphere of a holiday resort of the Austro-Hungarian nobility of the nineteenth century
Rovereto – Second city in Trentino, it is famous for its Bell of the Fallen
San Martino di Castrozza – Tourist center of the upper Primiero valley dominated by the famous Dolomite group of the Pale di San Martino.

Spa towns:
Arco – A place of treatment and climatic stay already in the Habsburg era.
Caderzone Terme – Recently established, its thermal baths are a further attraction for the already known tourist Val Rendena.
Comano Terme – Locality of the municipality of Lomaso, in the Giudicarie Valleys, is in a narrowing of the Sarca valley.
Garniga Terme – The fundamental element of the spa treatments in Garniga is the herbs collected in the early morning in the Viote meadows on Monte Bondone, with which the herb baths (phytobalneotherapy) are practiced.
Levico Terme – Spa among the most popular, it is also a well-known holiday resort appreciated for its lake.
Peio – Spa among the most popular, it is also a well-known holiday resort appreciated for its lake.
Pozza di Fassa – The spa treatments are accompanied by a well-developed tourist organization as a summer resort
Rabbi – More than half of the territory of the municipality of Rabbi is included in the Stelvio National Park, which makes it a place of great naturalistic interest.
Roncegno – It combines thermal treatments and climatic stay in a relaxing natural environment.
Vetriolo Terme – The highest spa in Europe joins the establishments of the municipal capital Levico Terme

Cities of South Tyrol:
Bolzano (Bozen) – The main city of South Tyrol is its administrative and economic capital. Its historic center admirably blends the Nordic architectural and urban features with the Italian ones, showing itself in a tone of elegant elegance.
Bressanone (Brixen) – City with an important historical center enclosed by walls and gates. The Cathedral, its cloister with precious frescoes, the Episcopal Palace give an elegant imprint to the old city, with characteristic small villages that contrast with wide-ranging urban planning.
Brunico (Bruneck) – Main center of the Val Pusteria, it preserves two castles as well as historic districts of good interest. It is a city of tourism at the convergence of the tax valleys of the Val Pusteria, all characterized by an environment of particular beauty.
Corvara in Badia (Corvara) – ideal ski resort for young people.
Merano (Meran) – An important center at the confluence of Val Venosta, Val Passiria, Val d’Adige and Val d’Ultimo, the city was the capital of Tyrol until the fifteenth century, when the capital was transferred to Innsbruck. It still maintains strong links with the Germanic world and boasts a beautiful historic center. Spa of ancient tradition.
Ortisei (St. Ulrich) – It is the main and most densely populated inhabited center of Val Gardena. The local economy is mainly based on winter and summer tourism. Very well known is the craftsmanship of wood carvings, which boasts an ancient tradition.
San Candido (Innichen) – Market town since 1303, San Candido is today a renowned winter and summer tourist resort in the Dolomites, included in the Tre Cime natural park.
Vipiteno (Sterzing) – It is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Its historical core has remained almost intact in its twelfth-century conformation. Only a few sections of the city wall remain. Characteristic are the houses equipped with particular bay windows or Erker, covered and closed overhanging balconies.

Other destinations:
Dolomites – The beauty of this mountain group found its crowning glory in the inclusion of Unesco in the World Heritage Sites.
Lake Garda – The Trentino tip of the lake includes the tourist centers of Riva del Garda, Arco, Torbole.
Madonna di Campiglio – One of the most famous summer and winter sports resorts in the whole Alpine region, already renowned in the Habsburg era, when it could boast the attendance of the Austrian imperial family.
Adamello-Brenta Natural Park – It consists of the mountain groups of the Adamello-Presanella massif (in part) to the west and the Brenta Group to the east, separated by the Val Rendena. It is the largest protected area in Trentino. The symbol of the park is the brown bear.
Stelvio National Park – Crossed in its western section by the state road 38 which passes through Trafoi and then continues through the Val Venosta, the park features coniferous forests and eternal glaciers that allow skiing even in summer.
Val Gardena – Its most famous centers are Ortisei, Selva di Val Gardena and Santa Cristina.
Val Rendena – With the centers of Madonna di Campiglio and Pinzolo.
Val di Fassa – It is one of the most popular valleys for climatic tourism families; the best equipped centers are Canazei and Moena.
Val di Funes – Funes for its attention to favoring sustainable tourism and gentle mobility, is a member of the Pearls of the Alps consortium. Its valley is part of the tourist and administrative area of ​​the Valle Isarco, whose capital and main city is Bressanone.

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