The entire Adige valley in the area of Bolzano and Surroundings, which is quite flat, is simply ideal for easy bicycle and hiking trips and can be enjoyed by people of any age, literally by everyone in the family.
You will come across some traffic-free cycling paths along the river Adige and low-traffic aagricultural roads, leading through apple orchards.
A well-established network of cycle trails, partly along the Adige river, along the former "Via Claudia Augusta", enables you to cycle to Lake Garda or take a comfortable tour in Spring into the blooming Adige valley.
History has a future. This is truly reflected in the fortresses and castles built in times gone by, as well as the beautiful residences with typical "Upper Etsch architecture".
Many things from long ago have survived, were lovingly restored and are now impressive testimonies of the times.
A turbulent past formed our present and now both live together in harmony. Then and now, determined by the southern flair.
Numerous monuments and great works of art can tell a story about a moving past. Prehistoric settlements, rampart fortresses, Roman ruins and pieces of art from the Roman, Gothic and Baroque times are impressive witness of the times during various historic epochs.
For millenniums, important trade roads and links have found their way through the southern part of South Tyrol: the Via Claudia Augusta.
Heralds of the warm season in Spring Valley, Monticolo. Millions of spring flowers shoot up as soon as the spring sun warms the soil in the small valley between Monticolo and the lake Caldaro, pure joy of spring after dark winter days.
The ski areas in Bolzano and surroundings are located in Sarentino valley, Ega valley, at the high sited plateau Renon and Alpe di Siusi.