The unique region of South Tyrol, located in northernmost Italy on the southern edge of the main chain of the Alps, entices visitors with its charming contrasts: here the jagged pinnacles of the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites in the heights overlap with vineyards in the valley. Medieval alleyways meet modern architecture and relaxed southern attitudes meld with Alpine down-to-earth values. With three languages, rural tradition, innovative spirit and culinary superlatives, South Tyrol has developed its own unique way of life. Against an incomparable dramatic backdrop, there’s always something new to experience here throughout the year. The following are highlights and useful information to aid you in planning!