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Appiano on the Wine Road

Appiano sulla Strada del Vino, considered to be the land of castles and wine, is located only 10 km from Bolzano along the South Tyrolean Wine Route

The large market town of Appiano, including the 11 localities of San Michele, Cornaiano, San Paolo, Monticolo, Frangarto, Riva di Sotto, Missiano, Perdonico, Gaido, Appiano Monte and Ganda, is mainly characterised by fruit-growing and viticulture.

Appiano nestles on the slopes of the Mendola mountain range, in part on a moraine hill of the last Ice Age. Archaeologic findings of the Bronze Age and the Middle Ages testify an early settlement of this area. The famous Roman Road „Via Claudia Augusta“ takes across today's municipal area, even if its exact course is unknown.

There is much to do and see in Appiano: from the Wine Culture Weeks in summer to the Wine Cellar Festival and the "Paulsner Dorffest" in September, the Toerggele tradition in autumn and ice skating on the frozen Lake of Monticolo in winter.

Our tip: a hike to the Ice Holes of Appiano, a particular natural phenomenon, offering a cool breeze even on hot summer days.

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  1. st michael eppan maderneidstrasse

    San Michele

    San Michele is considered the centre of the municipality of Appiano.
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    In the west of the municipality of Appiano is the district of Monte with the Museum…
  3. Frangarto

    Frangarto extends at the foot of Firmiano Castle, which hosts one of the Messner…
  4. eppan gaid


    Guarded by the Monte Macaion, Gaido offers nature and relaxation.
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    Ganda di Sotto and Ganda di Sopra form together the Ganda, one of the 11 districts…
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    The village of Cornaiano is located on a sun-drenched plateau in the Oltradige.
  7. Eppan Missian Fruehling


    Above the village of Missiano, there is the mighty Castel d’Appiano.
  8. Montiggler See Haus


    In idyllic position, hidden in the forest, there is the little village of…
  9. perdonig herbstlandschaft bei st vigilius kirche und gasthaus wieser fr


    Far away from the hustle and bustle, there is the little mountain village of Predonico.
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    San Paolo

    The picturesque vine-growing village of San Paolo nestles in the heart of vineyards…
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    Riva di Sotto

    Riva di Sotto borders on the neighbouring municipality of Andriano and is located…

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