Travel to the South Tyrol, Italy – Episode 812

Travel to South Tyrol, Italy (Podcast)

Hear about travel to South Tyrol, Italy as the Novice Traveler talks to Lynne Nieman about this lovely area in northern Italy. 

Lynne says, “what I would say is almost certainly gonna be geared a lot more to folks who do want to be in the outdoor, or at the very least, you never have to be some sort of hardcore, hiker or ski or a thing like that. But even somebody that just appreciates the excellent outside appreciates beautiful mountains.”

“The Dolomite peaks are there. And, of class, the Dolomites are also a UNESCO earth heritage web site. There are 9 total Dolomite parks. And I. Six of them are in the increased Trentino Alto Adige region, maybe a few or 4 of those people that are specially in South Tyrol. So it’s a fantastic area to recognize the landscape or get out into the landscape, get out into the mountains.”

“There’s beautiful, charming villages. There’s plenty of castles. If you’re a huge city individual, this is not your spot, but if you like the modest charming towns, some historic internet sites, and a wonderful purely natural landscape, then South Tyrol is for you.”

Lynne commences us in Castelrotto, which we use as a base for traveling to the alpine meadow space of Alpe di Siusi. This is a lovely, minimal-impression climbing working experience. It is not like mountaineering the Alta Through 1, which we talked about recently.

She recommends a take a look at to the Prösels Castle, which sits underneath the Schlern mountain, or the castle near the town of Campo Tures by the Austrian border. 

You can take a working day hike up to some of the mountain huts or hütte in the region, like Pederü Mountain Hut, Sennes Hütte, or Fanes Mountain Hut. You can remain overnight if you reserve in progress or just do a working day trip.

Make a end at the beautiful Lago di Braies (Lake Braies) with its stunning environmentally friendly waters, or stop at the Augustinian abbey of Novacella where the monks have been building wine for almost 900 years. Go to the smaller village of Santa Maddalena in the beautiful Val di Funes. If you take pleasure in driving winding mountain roadways, Lynne also indicates the push more than Passo Gardena.

If you love the outdoor, then make a take a look at to South Tyrol in Italy.


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Show Notes

Wander Your Way
South Tyrol
Why Castelrotto is the Ideal Town in the Dolomites Italy
A Guide to Climbing in the Stunning Alpe di Siusi Italy
Prösels Castle
Santa Maddalena, Italy
San Vigilio di Marebbe, Italy
Pederü Mountain Hut
Sennes Hütte
Fanes Mountain Hut
Lake Braies in Italy – Lago di Braies / Pragser Wildsee
Novacella Abbey
The greatest wines of South Tyrol
Passo Gardena: Just one of the Most Attractive Drives in Italy
7 Reasons Why You Should really Vacation To the Amazing Campo Tures Italy
Travel to South Tyrol, Italy – Episode 425
Journey to Northern Italy (Mantua, Verona, Padua) – Episode 552
Verona Arena


Andreas on Journey to Adelaide, Australia – Episode 770

Thanks for taking me back to Adelaide, wherever I spent 3 months on college student trade in 1992. Shout-out to Concordia Higher education!

But I do have to weigh in on the Captain Hahn controversy, due to the fact I was amazed when you, Chris, explained that he was Danish, not German. Due to the fact the name is clearly German.

What happened is that he was born on the island of Sylt, which experienced semi-autonomy within the Danish Kingdom and grew to become part of Prussia in 1866 (after Hahn’s dying).
So, it may possibly perfectly have been that he was a Danish citizen, but ethnically and linguistically, he was most in all probability German (or Prussian). He also sailed on a German ship and took German settlers to South Australia.

Just before the time of nation states, I often obtain it a little bit tricky to say that a person was of this or that citizenship. Specially so when it comes to multi-ethnic empires or, like in the scenario of Germany, to international locations that merely did not exist at the time. (Germany as a country condition was only proven in 1871, right after Hahn’s death. On the other hand, that doesn’t imply that individuals did not have a idea of being German in advance of, at least because the [failed] revolution of 1848.)
And even far more so in that fraught region, which gave us the famed Schleswig-Holstein query.

Until eventually currently, there is a German minority in Denmark and a Danish minority in Germany, equally safeguarded by guidelines and treaties.
I contact on this in my report about a really very long prepare journey from Germany to Sweden, to near on a vacation-relevant notice:

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