Sarentino Alps I Villas Italy

Villas Italy in the Sarentino Alps

With 102 thousand inhabitants, Bolzano is the capital of South Tyrol and a fantastic location for your next holidays in Italian villas. Book your holiday home in South Tyrol and expose yourself to an incredible natural landscape, plenty of exciting outdoor activities and a peaceful atmosphere. The Adige is located on the sunny side of the Alps, bordered to the north and east by Austria, and to the west by the Swiss canton of Graubünden and Lombardy, as well as Trentino. In South Tyrol there are numerous leisure opportunities for a relaxing time on villa holidays Italy.

Self-catering Italy for hiking

Bolzano is centrally located in southern South Tyrol in a valley, which is protected on three sides by mountain ranges. Here meet Etschtal, Eisacktal and Sarntal. The lowest point of Bolzano is at 232 metres above sea level on the river Adige, and the highest point is the Titschengipfel at 1616 metres. The city is not only worth seeing, but it also has wonderful hiking opportunities as you can imagine. With such wonderful peaks, valleys and rivers, you can cool down with a swim afterwards either at your villas with pools or in the great outdoors. Italian villas in this area are also generally quite pet friendly, so if you have a four-legged friend who also enjoys hiking, take them along to our dog-friendly cottages!

Sarntal Alps – Villa holidays Italy

In the northern part of the city the Sarn Valley, a 45-kilometer long valley begins. The Sarntal is crossed from north to south of the Talfer and is horseshoe-shaped, enclosed by the Sarntal Alps. The Sarntal Alps are not as crowded as many other alpine destinations and are more of a local secret, so enjoy your self-catering holidays in one of our range of holiday lettings in Italy here and enjoy incredible excursions at a fraction of the cost of some other destinations, like villas in Sicily for climbing Mount Etna.

Take a tour

The mountain range can be traversed in a week on the so-called ‘horseshoe tour’. Why not use your self-catering Italy holidays to hike this well-marked trail? North of Bolzano is the 1000-1200 metre high plateau –Ritten. Here the famous Ritten earth pyramids can be admired: steep, tower-like and conical forms of erosion. On the plateau, your four-legged friend can even enjoy a walk! So if you are looking for something slightly different than Venice or Rome apartments, come and explore our range of villas and chalets near Bolzano!