South Tyrol

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in South Tyrol, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

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Hotel review: Stadt Hotel Città, Bolzano, Italy

Andy Mossack reviews the renovated Stadt Hotel Città, the legendary Grande Dame of Bolzano.

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Reviewed: Hotel Marmolada, Alta Badia, Italy

Andy Mossack reviews the Alpine splendour of Hotel Marmolada tucked away in Corvara in The Dolomites.

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Incredible ICARO Hotel, South Tyrol, Italy

Andy Mossack finds luxury and nature balanced perfectly at the ICARO Hotel, a design hotel in The Dolomites, 1,900 metres above sea level.

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Isabel Conway enjoys the Dolomites as she goes skiing in Val Gardena

Skiing in Val Gardena. Discover Italy’s premier ski resort.

What makes Val Gardena stand out, apart from one of the world’s greatest mountain landscapes, is you are in Austria and Italy but in neither!

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Val Gardena. Summer in The Dolomites.

Anna is teaching me the highly skilled art of Tyrolean cooking at the chalet Luech de Curijel in Selva and she’s not looking best pleased. It seems my Apfelstrudel and spinach crafuncins, two of the simplest of local dishes here in Val Gardena, are not up to standard. Now when your teacher possesses hands with the power to knead dough as if it were mash potato, generating hostility is not a healthy option.

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Cortina d’Ampezzo. Walking on summer sunshine

Guido Pompanin knows a thing or two about The Dolomites. Not surprising really when you consider his father Ugo and few friends built their very own cable car service to ferry passengers 2,700 metres up from Cortina d’Ampezzo to the summit of Mount Lagazuoi in 1965.

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