Alta Badia: discovering South Tyrol’s hidden gem

Crammed with appeal to adventurous travellers and leisure-seekers alike, Alta Badia in South Tyrol is stepping into the limelight.

South Tyrol: Italy’s best-kept secret

Welcome to a land of contrasts, where the Mediterranean meets the Alps and adrenalin meets relaxation

What to do in Alta Badia, South Tyrol

Cradled by snow-capped peaks and carpeted by tranquil forests and lush Alpine meadows chiming with cowbells, South Tyrol offers a natural theatre basking in a Mediterranean climate — and an intriguing mix of landscapes, culinary traditions and cultures

Exploring the Three Peaks of South Tyrol

From cycling the Sesto Dolomites to taking a refreshing dip in Lake Dobbiaco, the Three Peaks region is abound with adventure for the whole family

Family travel: E-biking in Tyrol

Untethering kids from their mobiles is always hard, but to do it for the sake of a cycling holiday in the rolling Tyrolean hills is a Herculean task

Weekender: Lake Levico

In a quiet corner of northern Italy, Lake Levico is the humble sibling of nearby lakes dotted with chi-chi hotels — it's an off-radar region of hoppy beer, wild rolling hills and crumbling fortifications

Family travel: Snow, ski and Santa

Looking for an excuse to take the kids on the slopes this half-term? We’ve picked four great getaways, from a budget option in Les Deux Alpes to a bust-the-budget break in South Tyrol

Skiing & singing in South Tyrol

In a characterful corner of the Italian Dolomites you'll find unique culture and cuisine, and pistes that demand the full performance.

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