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Buongiorno in Eppan, the enchanting jewel of South Tyrol!

Immerse yourself in the rich history and fascinating beauty of this region, which for centuries has captivated visitors from all over the world – the Empress Sissi and her Franz, Archduke Ferdinand, the three Popes (John XXIII, Paul VI and
John Paul I) and even Mahatma Gandhi. Here, in the picturesque valleys and rolling hills of South Tyrol, an unforgettable holiday experience awaits you.

History to touch

The name Eppan has been in the history books since the 8th century. The fascinating connection to a legendary past can be felt up close here in Eppan.

In the course of the Middle Ages, the Counts of Eppan wrestled here with the Counts of Tyrol for supremacy in South Tyrol. Hocheppan Castle, the former centre of their county, tells of these exciting times. Let the history of ancient nobility wash over you with the magnificent medieval frescoes of Hocheppan Castle Chapel, or enjoy the breathtaking view as you take the idyllic hiking trail from the castle to the summit.

But it is not only Hocheppan Castle that captivates visitors. Eppan is home to other imposing buildings such as Boymont Castle, Altenburg Castle and others. The ministerials of the Counts of Eppan built smaller residential towers in the surrounding area, including the magnificent Korb and Englar castles. Immerse yourself in the past and feel the breath of the Middle Ages on your wanderings through these historic sites.

Another testimony to Eppan’s early prosperity is the majestic parish church in St. Pauls, affectionately known as the “cathedral in the countryside”. Built from 1460 to 1647, it impresses with its imposing steeple, which was started in the Gothic style and later received a Baroque onion dome. Here you can feel the spiritual atmosphere of past centuries and leave everyday life behind.

Eppan, once the centre of the municipality, also housed the nearby Altenburg, which served as a court seat. A place of historical significance that reflects local history and culture. Here the past combines with the present and you can fully enjoy the charming atmosphere of this unique municipality.

Eppan has transformed itself over the centuries into a lively community with a rich cultural scene, outstanding wineries and a variety of leisure activities. Whether you want to explore nature, taste delicious regional specialities or get to know the hospitable inhabitants, Eppan has something to offer for everyone.

Mediterranean lifestyle
in the middle of a
fascinating mountain world

From gentle vineyards to picturesque lakes and imposing mountain peaks, there is a great variety of South Tyrolean natural beauty.

Take a hike along the panoramic trails and be enchanted by the impressive views.
Explore the idyllic villages by bike and enjoy the fresh mountain air.
Or let yourself be seduced by the aromas and flavours of the excellent wines at one of the numerous wineries.

Eppan has been a paradise for gourmets and connoisseurs for centuries. Try traditional South Tyrolean dishes prepared with regional ingredients and be surprised by the authentic variety of flavours. Whether crispy bacon dumplings, homemade cheeses or fresh apple products – the local cuisine has many culinary highlights in store.

Eppan is the perfect place to escape from everyday life and recharge your batteries for excursions in the surrounding area. Whether you travel alone, with your partner or your family – here you will find peace, inspiration and unforgettable experiences. Let yourself be enchanted by the magic of this unique community in South Tyrol.

Start your South Tyrolean adventure in Eppan
and create memories for a lifetime.

The Dolomites - a paradise for
active travellers

Welcome to the majestic Dolomites, a paradise for those who love adventure and want to experience nature in all its glory. Eppan, nestled in this impressive mountain landscape, offers a wealth of leisure opportunities for active holidaymakers of all ages. Whether you are an experienced mountaineer or simply want to enjoy the fresh mountain air, you will find fascinating experiences and unforgettable adventures here.

Hiking and mountaineering – summit climbers welcome

The Dolomites are famous for their spectacular peaks and offer a wide range of hiking and mountaineering opportunities. From leisurely walks along picturesque paths to challenging climbs on breathtaking mountain peaks – there is something here for every taste and skill level. Enjoy the impressive views of rugged rock faces, green valleys and sparkling lakes while exploring the untouched nature of the Dolomites.

Climbing – challenges on vertical walls

For climbing enthusiasts, the Dolomites offer a true paradise. With their steep rock faces and challenging climbing routes, they attract experienced climbers from all over the world. From classic via ferratas to challenging alpine routes – here you can test your limits and enjoy unique climbing experiences. Be inspired by the beauty of the Dolomites as you work your way up from hold to hold and be rewarded with unforgettable panoramic views.

Mountain biking – explore nature on two wheels

The Dolomites also offer mountain bikers a true Eldorado. Numerous routes and trails lead you through breathtaking landscapes and varied terrain. Whether you prefer to cycle leisurely through idyllic valleys or race down challenging single trails – you are guaranteed to find the right route here. Enjoy the thrill as you climb the mountains, race through forests and feel the freedom on two wheels.

Winter sports – a dream for snow lovers

When winter arrives, the Dolomites are transformed into a true winter paradise. Skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing – the possibilities are endless. With perfectly groomed slopes, modern lifts and wonderful powder snow, the ski resorts of the Dolomites attract winter sports enthusiasts every year. Whether you are an experienced skier or a first-time skier, here you will find suitable slopes for every level of difficulty. And away from the slopes, you can explore the untouched winter landscape on a snowshoe hike or feel at one with nature while cross-country skiing in the quiet and peaceful surroundings.

The Dolomites offer a wealth of challenging leisure opportunities in summer and winter and make the heart of nature lovers beat faster.

Just a short drive from Eppan lies the enchanting city of Bolzano ...

Look forward to an exciting excursion to this metropolis of South Tyrolean lifestyle, known for its cultural treasures and shopping opportunities.

Bolzano, the capital of South Tyrol, delights with a fascinating mix of Alpine tradition and Mediterranean flair. Immerse yourself in the narrow streets of the old town and discover historical buildings such as the cathedral, the town museum and the Victory Monument. Stroll along the Talfer river promenade and enjoy the picturesque view of the surrounding mountain landscape.

Bolzano also offers a true paradise for shopping lovers. Laubengasse, also known as “Via dei Portici”, is a charming shopping street with a variety of boutiques, shops and cafés. Here you can browse to your heart’s content and discover local products, handicrafts and fashion. From traditional costumes to modern designer fashion, you will find everything your shopping heart desires here.

But Bolzano has even more to offer. Visit the famous Archaeology Museum, where the world-famous “Ötzi”, the glacier mummy from the Copper Age, is on display. Be inspired by the diversity of art at the Galleria d’Arte Merano or the Museion, the museum of modern and contemporary art. And don’t forget to visit the traditional fruit market, where you can sample fresh local produce and delicious South Tyrolean specialities.

After an eventful day in Bolzano, return to Eppan relaxed and enjoy the peace and beauty of the surrounding nature. Eppan and Bolzano complement each other perfectly to offer you a varied holiday experience.

Residenza Perwanger is the perfect place to discover Eppan, Bolzano and the landscape of the Dolomites.