The beautiful area of Val Venosta is located up in The Dolomites Mountain Range of Northern Italy. This is in the Trentino-Alto region and also known as the Lower Tyrol. You will soon find how conveniently located your holidays in Val Venosta are, as you will be within a short drive of three countries - including Austria and Switzerland - and you will have a wide choice of activities to enjoy within the area. The icing on the cake should be your cosy and well-equipped self catering accommodation in Val Venosta; providing a real home-away-from-home for your time in the area.
Your holidays in Val Venosta will be spent in a part of Europe that is on the boundary between the warm climate to the south and the Alpine climate to the north. This means you can enjoy activities that make the best of both worlds, including some fantastic winter sports resorts to be found in this part of Northern Italy and across the border into Austria and Switzerland. Summer activities are available and these include nature walking through the gorgeous mountain landscapes, fishing, golf, mountain biking, rock climbing and abseiling, kayaking and white-water rafting.
You could not hope for a more diverse list of places to visit during your holidays in Val Venosta. For a start, some of the towns in Trentino-Alto should be on the cards and these include Silandro and Bolzano. If you don’t mind travelling a little further afield, the amazing and must-be-seen city of Venice is within a driving distance whereby a daytrip can be taken. Heading north of the self catering accommodation in Val Venosta will soon bring you into the Tirol region of Austria. Here you might want to consider the cities of Lienz and Innsbruck. Heading north-west will bring you into Switzerland and a trip to the world-famous town and ski resort of St. Moritz will prove to be a very memorable excursion.
As we have already said, your holidays in Val Venosta will be spent in a part of Italy where warm meets cold and this will have an impact on where you choose to stay. The warmest temperatures are to be found in the south and here you can expect a near-Mediterranean climate. Higher up in The Dolomites, you should be more prepared for an Alpine climate. Temperatures will range significantly in the winter and will be very low in the north of the region; whereas average values should stay above freezing in the south. Summers see values between the low- and mid-twenties degrees Celsius.
For the quickest and easiest travel to your self catering accommodation in Val Venosta, your best airport will be Innsbruck (INN). This airport has many services to and from the UK and these are operated through Austrian Airways, Thomas Cook Airways, Thomson Airways, Flybe, easyJet and British Airways. These depart from London Gatwick (LGW), Exeter (EXT), Manchester (MAN), Bristol (BRS), Edinburgh (EDI), Cardiff (CWL) and East Midlands (EMA).