Nature and landscape

Nature has got an important role to play in Appiano. Terraces, hills, water and cultural landscapes provide the requirements for a relaxing stay.

Those who visit Appiano and surroundings are soon going to recognize that the landscape is of unique beauty and presents diversified characteristics. Lakes, gentle hills, forests and mountains make the small and also larger villages in this area ideal spots of land for spending recreative holidays. Natural phenomenons such as the ice holes or the spring valley (Valle della Primavera) make hiking and promenading between Appiano and Caldaro a real adventure.

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  1. Mountains


    Appiano is not located in the heart of the Dolomites, but is yet only a stone’s…
  2. Lakes


    In the heart of the recreation area of the forest of Monticolo, there are two…
  3. Agriculture


    Agriculture is of utmost importance to the municipality of Appiano.
  4. Forest of Monticolo

    Forest of Monticolo

    For the inhabitants of Appiano, Caldaro and Bolzano, the area of Monticolo on the…
  5. Ice holes

    Ice holes

    Appiano is a valley that is full of surprises. One of the most impressive hiking…
  6. Valle della Primavera

    Valle della Primavera

    A diversified hiking trail stretches from the large lake of Monticolo to lake…
  7. Monte Calvario

    Monte Calvario

    The Calvario mountain rises high above the municipality of Appiano.
  8. Apple Blossom

    Apple Blossom

    Spring in Appiano is a particularly fascinating season, as a sea of white and rose…
  9. Geology in Appiano

    Geology in Appiano

    The area of Appiano dates back to the glacial period.
  10. Flora & fauna

    Flora & fauna

    Appiano is a large municipality comprising a large number of living creatures.
  11. Nature parks

    Nature parks

    There is a total of eight nature and national parks in South Tyrol. The closest…

Suggested accommodation

  1. Hotel Steinegger

    Hotel Steinegger

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