It is time to leave city life behind and learn new things: today we invite you to spend an unforgettable holiday in one of the many eco-friendly alpine farmsteads of Trentino South Tyrol
Breathe pure air, that of the Dolomites, learn real things (how to make cheese for example), savor mountain life and discover new horizons. We have selected for you 10 alpine farmsteads you can’t miss, the typical mountain farmstead of Trentino South Tyrol, to experience a different life, to enjoy the unique privilege of silence, the shades of greenery and views on the peaks.
3 Alpine farmsteads to Funes to discover the authentic peasant life
Planatschhof is a beautiful alpine farmstead in the beautiful Val di Funes in South Tyrol, where guests become friends. Staying in one of the 5 apartments, you can enjoy the farm’s products, participate in farm work, between vegetable and cattle, and then relax in the sauna.
Let’s stay in Funes to relax at the Mühlerhof, together with our family or for hiking. Here we savor the tasty local produce, living closely the animals, the nature and customs of the place and learning how to live and work in a traditional farm.
At an altitude of 1,550 meters above sea level, the Felthunerhof farm awaits you for a varied and exciting holiday. The alpine farmstead is the highest house in the entire municipal area and is located at the edge of the forest. During your stay you can give a hand to the hosts with daily work on the farm, and you will discover fascinating details about the rural life.
Between Lake Garda and the Brenta Dolomites
Maso Pertener is located in Comano Terme at the foot of the Adamello Brenta Natural Park, between emerald meadows and centuries-old forests. The alpine farmstead dating back to the early ‘800 has been restored in 2017, maintaining the architecture unchanged and respecting the environment. The tourist offer allows you to discover the rhythms and traditions of ancient times, using fresh and homemade fruit products, at the expense of some of the services that are not indispensable for those who decide to spend a holiday immersed in nature.
Learn to make milk
The Fior di Bosco organic farm in Valfloriana is a typical Tyrolean farmstead built with abundant use of wood, following the rules of green-building. Sleeping in the characteristic rooms you will also have the opportunity to participate in milk processing, an educational experience especially for the kids.
To discover the wonders of the picturesque village of Plan
Immerse yourself in the world of the extraordinary mountains surrounding the picturesque village of Plan, the South Tyrol-free country inn. Among the tranquility, fresh mountain air and all the pleasure of winter sports, you can watch the work of the stable and help to milk cows at the Wirtsguthof farm.
The typical atmosphere of the alpine farmsteads encounters luxury
The Chalet nel Doch has a distinctive and refined style, born from the union of warmth of traditional materials such as stone and larch, and the innovation of the lines and the preciousness of modern design. Immerse yourself in the woods, close to the Paneveggio-Pale San Martino Natural Park, between the silence of nature and the song of the birds and the timid presence of roe deer and squirrels that you can admire closely. The perfect place for a gourmet vacation!
At the foot of the Pfelders Mountains for some cooking classes
Casa Essenia is a charming organic farm, one step from Lake Garda and Lake Idro. Here the guests, during their stay, join the family, eat all together and share experiences and opinions. It is also possible to attend class for making biscuits and Sourdough using yellow Storo flour.
Steinerhof is a typical South Tyrolean horse riding facility, perfect for beginners as well as for those who are already an expert. Do not miss romantic sledding trips in winter or the lovely carriage rides in summer.
Animals to cuddle
At the Gstatschhof farm, you can pet the animals and nurture them: the perfect place for a family vacation to rediscover the pleasure of nature.
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