A serene mountain hamlet perched above the spa town of Merano, some 1300 m above sea level, Avelengo is one of South Tyrol’s ultimate hideaways.
Boasting a high altitude beauty close to the Tschöggelberg, the Plateau Monzoccolo is also known as the sun terrace of Merano and provides for a seamless theatre of jaw dropping vistas across the Alps. Filled with pine trees, peaks and the famous indigenous Haflinger horses, year-round adventure is punctuated by the area’s famous Meran 2000 ski network.
Whether you’re night peak climbing to spot the stars, or marvelling over the historic wooden thatched buildings that dot the hillside, you’ll be soaking up pure rural serenity.
The chilled design hotel Miramonti sits perched atop Merano, nestled in forestry with spectacular, Bond-like views. Modernity subtly reigns whilst snuggling up to Alpine traditions – the vibe is relaxed, chilled and most definitely easy-going.read more
The South Tyrol/Alto Adige is all about a marriage of culture, language, tradition and nature, for this small pocket of Northern Italy shares more than just a border with Austria, this is an Alpinista lifestyle that flirts with Dolce Vita, where extreme sports junkies fuse with foodie aficionados and mother nature cradles the spectacular of the Dolomites.read more