The Relaxed Charm of South Tyrol’s Mountain Villages

May 28, 2018 570

BY: Silvia Donati

South Tyrol, Italy’s ‘less-Italian’ region, is a fine blend of natural wonders (hello, Dolomites) and historic charm, with its well-groomed mountain villages, to be savored slowly, just as slow is the pace of life here, where tradition and modern coexist rather than clash. Here are three villages in South Tyrol to include in your Italian travel wish list.

Caldaro, All About Wine - Caldaro, the ‘wine village’, is located 15 km south of South Tyrol’s capital of Bolzano. Surrounded by vineyards as far as the eye can see, Caldaro is the gem of the region’s wine production, thanks to the quality of the soil, the Mendola mountains which shield from Alpine winds and the nearby lake of the same name that mitigates the climate. 

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