Tradition and culture

The inhabitants of the villages along the Wine Route attach great importance to traditions and culture.

Customs and traditions are of utmost importance to the inhabitants of the villages along the Wine Route. Numerous events liven up the village, there are processions, festivals and colourful parades.

Many traditions have been preserved for centuries and still colour the lives in the villages. Lasting impressions that are ready to be taken home.
The event of cultural nature are going to sweeten your holidays in this beautiful area.

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  1. Folk tales and legends

    Folk tales and legends

    The centuries’ old tradition to tell legends and folk tales in the cold season is…
  2. Perkeo - Carnival in Salorno

    Perkeo - Carnival in Salorno

    The inhabitants of Salorno know how to celebrate the period of Carnival.
  3. South Tyrolean Wine Route Weeks

    South Tyrolean Wine Route Weeks

    Huge wine event along the South Tyrolean Wine Route.
  4. Carnival in Bolzano and surroundings

    Carnival in Bolzano and surroundings

    No matter how you call it, Carnival is above all celebrated in the south of Bolzano.
  5. Village fairs and festivals

    Village fairs and festivals

    In summer there is a wide range of villages and festivals providing entertainment…
  6. Arcade festival

    Arcade festival

    The Arcade Festival at Egna takes place in the scenic centre of the village in…
  7. Egetmann parade in Termeno

    Egetmann parade in Termeno

    Every two years more than 30 carriages, along with a crew, paint the village of…
  8. Fires in honour of Jesus

    Fires in honour of Jesus

    In June there are a large numbers of fires at the top of the highest mountains as…
  9. About the polenta and the vintage

    About the polenta and the vintage

    Hungry harvesters are rewarded with a tasty meal still today.
  10. House benediction on January 6th, the Epiphany

    House benediction on January 6th, the Epiphany

    Today this tradition is still practiced in some houses.
  11. Galleries along the Wine Route

    Galleries along the Wine Route

    Especially in Bolzano and the Oltradige there are plenty of places where artists…
  12. The Saltner

    The Saltner

    A long time ago, the Saltner protected the vineyard from all kinds of thieves.
  13. Margarethe Maultasch

    Margarethe Maultasch

    The aristocrat loved to live at Castel Neuhaus, also called Castel Casanova,…
  14. Kurt Lanthaler

    Kurt Lanthaler

    The writer from South Tyrol unwaveringly goes his way – and his success proves it.
  15. Herbert Rosendorfer

    Herbert Rosendorfer

    The author and lawyer from Bolzano is a hilarious personality. At the moment he…
  16. Rudolf Stolz

    Rudolf Stolz

    Rudolf Stolz was a painter from Bolzano who primarily executed graphics and frescos.
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