NATURE AND CULTURE: ALTO ADIGE
Alto Adige is an Italian region situated in the north of the country rich in castles, fortresses and ancient mansions; a great part of them still preserves frescoes, furnishing and objects of noteworthy importance.
Meeting and contention point because of its strategic position, its good climate, the beauty of its landscapes and the goodness of its local products this land is one of the best places to spend a relaxing holiday dived into nature.
Don’t miss a trip in:
– the castle of Appiano with its pentagonal structure famous for frescoes of Byzantine influence; 5 km far there are the suggestive lakes of Monticolo situated in the middle of the woods.
– in the town of Lana the possibility to admire the Gothic church of Santa Maria Assunta and the Romanesque church of Santa Margherita with thirteenth century frescoes.
– near the city of Bolzano you can find two amazing castles: Castel Roncolo built in 1237 so much loved by the Emperor Massimiliano the first of Austria and Francesco Giuseppe; not far from there stands Castel Mareccio surrounded by a tract of vineyards.