Romantic Christmas atmosphere in Eppan / Appiano on the South Tyrolean Wine Route
South Tyrol offers both locals and visitors a magical Advent program. Numerous initiatives in the various different parts of Eppan / Appiano allow you to enjoy a variety of culinary and picturesque experiences in this happiest time of the year.
Nativity scenes in St. Pauls / San Paolo
In the village of St. Pauls | Eppan, you can come and experience an exhibition of about 100 traditional nativity scenes behind window panes and in the niches of historical buildings. There are also concerts and a big Advent wreath to get you into the right mood. The manger scenes are lit up every day starting at 4:00 p.m.
The Christmas Market in St. Michael / San Michele
When you come to the town square (Rathausplatz) of the community of St. Michael | Eppan, you’ll enter a world of cheerful light displays and Christmas joy. What better way to get in the proper mood than with a nice hot glass of mulled wine and seasonal music?
Christmas in Girlan / Cornaiano
The community of Girlan invites you to come and experience the Advent season. You can undertake a cultural journey through this romantic wine village. Girlan transforms itself into an outdoor museum. You can view about 35 works of art made from barrel staves as you stroll through the picturesque lanes of this authentic wine village.
The Christmas Markets of South Tyrol
Whether you’d like to explore Italy’s largest Christmas Market in Bozen / Bolzano, or visit the smaller ones in Brixen / Bressanone, Sterzing / Vipiteno, Bruneck / Brunico, or experience the picturesque one in the famous spa city of Meran / Merano, you’re guaranteed a really romantic Advent atmosphere. The various different Christmas Markets of South Tyrol have a charm all their own.
Ski and hiking fun
From the Strahlerhof in Eppan / Appiano on the South Tyrolean Wine Route, you can reach the spectacular ski slopes and cross-country skiing courses in less than an hour. In the ski and hiking area of Obereggen, Jochgrimm, Meran 2000, Seiser Alm or Gröden / Gardena, you’ll find a multitude of fantastic starting-points for a fun-filled day of vacation excitement in South Tyrol.