Trentino Alto Adige, where and how The autonomous region of Trentino-Alto Adige / South Tyrol is the northernmost and on its territory of 13,607 km ², hosts about 1,000,000 inhabitants. It 's a region almost completely mountainous, the Alpine range rises up to 3900 m above sea level, the lateral valleys in the course of the main rivers, the Adige and the Eisack, are covered with forests (about 70% of the territory). The Adige valley has a glacial origin, it's called Venosta up to Merano, while in Trentino in the south of Rovereto is known as Vallagarina. The region borders Switzerland to the north-west ,Austria to the north-east , Lombardy to the south-west, while Veneto to the east and to the south. The Ahrntal valley is the northernmost of the whole Italy and Predoi the most northerly inhabited center. The northern boundary line is marked by the Ötztal, Breonie, Aurine and Pusteresi Alps, that reach their highest point in the Weißkugel (3764 m). In the Ahrntal valley, the Western Twin Head (2911 m), represents the northernmost point of the whole national territory, before was considered the Glockenkarkopf . In the western part rise the Ortles groups (highest summit in the region 3902 m above sea level), the Monte Cevedale, the Adamello-Presanella and Brenta group. Both Trentino and Alto Adige are interested by the western section of the Dolomites ( Sexten Dolomites, Puez group, Odle, Schlern, Langkofel / Sassolungo, Rosengarten, Sella group, Latemar, and Pala group). In South Tyrol rises the Adige, the second italian river with the tributaries Passer and Eisack, which in turn joins with the Rienz. In Trentino we find the Noce, the Avisio, the Brenta, the Chiese and the Sarca. Trentino Alto Adige, a particular history The Alto Adige was inhabited by humans even after the end of the last ice age, around 12000 BC, besides Mesolithic hunter camps from the eighth millennium BC were discovered in the valley floors near Bolzano, Bressanone and Salorno and also in the Passo Rolle in Trentino. The famous mummy of the Iceman, also known as Oetzi, kept at the Archaeological Museum in Bolzano, would be about 5 000 years old (Copper Age), in the Bronze Age (1800 - 1300 BC) around 1500 BC, the man left the valleys to extract copper in the Isarco and Ahrntal valley. Around 500 BC the Networks culture developed, the region then called Rezia, was occupied by the Romans around the first century BC. When the Empire declined the Bavarians and Lombards settled there. The first century of the new millennium underlined the importance of the Princedom Episcopal of Brixen and the Princedom Episcopal of Trento, which controlled the current Trentino, part of the current Alto Adige/South Tyrol and North Tyrol. During the twelfth century began the ascent of the noble houses, especially the Counts of Tyrol, whose most prominent exponent of Meinhard II, was the real founder of the Tyrolean power. In 1363 Margaret Maultasch, granddaughter of Maynard II, yielded title and control of the territory to Rudolf IV of Habsburg. Since the end of the fourteenth century to 1918 the region became so Habsburg dominion. At the end of World War I, from which Italy emerged victorious, the Treaty of Saint-Germain gave the territories of the County of Tyrol, in the south of the Alpine divide, to the Kingdom of Italy. Trentino Alto Adige, economy and tourism There’s a massive presence of farms in the region, is extensively practiced the cultivation of apples and grapes. The production of apples takes place mainly in the Vinschgau Valley, the Non Valley and the Etsch Valley, the wine growing has developed throughout the region and produces quality wines. A third of the active population works in the industry, the companies are generally small and medium, but produce quality manufactured articles in the textile, mechanical, wood and construction sectors, and the patents for the construction of houses with high energy savings (ClimateHouse). The production of hydroelectricity is very important to the economy, extensive investments have been used for energy production from photovoltaic , geothermal and biomass systems. The tourism is moreover very important, in the region there are more than twice as hotels, pensions than the national average. The villages in the valleys have comfortables hotels with spa and wellness services; there are also several skiing areas: Dolomites Superski, Obereggen- Latemar, Kronplatz, Hochpustertal, Val Gardena, Skirama Dolomites, Adamello and Brenta, just to mention a few, which cover hundreds of kilometers of ski and snowboard trails. The summer holiday season offers innumerable possibilities to play sports, like mountain climbing, hiking, rafting, mountain biking etc. Also in the old town centers of cities and major villages the trade is lively, in particular that which concerns the typical products of manufacturing tradition and gastronomy.

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Located a few minutes from the city- center of Bolzano, near the airport, the Hotel Restaurant Post is a small and quiet hotel with 12 rooms. Guests can also take advantage of a large parking and,in summer, hobnob outdoor in the inviting garden. The…

Fantasy doesn’t know limits. Creativity finds their master in materials. The businesswoman demonstrated again her love for old buildings and her flair for special and extravagant fashion, in the renovated and retro avant-garde adapted rooms of the…

Juwel Mode in south Tirol.

RESTAURANT – PIZZERIA – BEERHALL The “Paulaner Stuben” are inaugurated in September 2005, becoming the first restaurant south of the Brenner with the brand of the prestigious munich brewery “Paulaner”. The…

The most colorful fashion corner in the old town of Bolzano. Intersection of design lines. A fashion jewel at the crossroad of Dr. Streiter road 34 and Francescani road. Secular, multi-colored and sacred, humble are here connected in a fashionable…

Our philosophy since 1987 has always been to bring an ice cream that is genuine as “it was once”, and season after season, our ice cream shop has become a real meeting point for everyone, young and old, who wants to enjoy an italian gelato of high…