The village Appiano at the Wine Road (420 m), only a few kilometres from Bolzano, offers a southern flair and historic residences.
Around 180 fortresses, castles and noble residences determine the scenery round Appiano and the South Tyrolean Wine Road.
A wide and hilly vineyard area, with 9 beautiful wine villages stretches through the largest wien-growing region of South Tyrol.
Villages of Appiano: San Michele, Cornaiano, San Paolo, Frangarto, Missiano, Riva di Sotto, Predonico, Gaid e Monticolo.
MMM Firmian of castle Firmiano is a jewel among mountain museums, called the "montagna incantata" (magic mountain) by Reinhold Messner. It is a guided tour of the six Towers and relates the origins, sublimity and conquest of the mountains.