Olang is a small Italian village located within the Antholz Valley, deep within the Dolomites Mountains, to the far north-east of the country. This scenic location is a popular holiday destination amongst both national and international visitors alike. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Olang will find that there is a great choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available here, mainly in the form of apartments set within traditional alpine style wooden chalets.
Olang is a popular base amongst winter-sports enthusiasts. Its convenient location, in the heart of the Dolomites makes it an ideal base for tourists looking to spend time on the snow covered slopes of such mountains as the 11,000 foot Marmaloda, the highest of the region. In the spring and summer months, the stunning alpine landscape is popular amongst hikers, walkers and mountain bikers. The dramatic landscape also makes the region a popular destination amongst rock-climbers and mountaineers.
As well as being set within some of the most stunningly dramatic landscape of Italy, visitors spending their holidays in Olang will find that there is a wonderful array of historical, architectural and cultural attractions to be found in the region’s cities. Bolzano, which is approximately an hour’s drive to the south-west of Olang, boasts such fascinating landmarks as the 14th century Gothic Cathedral, Runkelstein Castle and the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. The larger city of Trento, which is approximately 70 miles to the south-west of Olang, is home to numerous buildings and landmarks with architecture of both Italian Renaissance and German influence. The city also boasts well-preserved remains of its ancient defensive walls and towers.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Olang will discover that this part of northern Italy has a typical continental climate. Summers are generally warm and dry, with temperatures often reaching the early 30s degrees Celsius, whilst winters are much cooler, with temperatures often staying below 0 degrees Celsius. The region receives an average annual precipitation of around 25 inches, the majority of which falling as snow in the winter months.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Olang will find that Verona (VRN) is the nearest international airport. British Airways, Ryanair, Monarch, easyJet, BMI Baby and Flybe operate regular flights here from the UK, departing from London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Glasgow (GLA), Edinburgh (EDI), East Midlands (EMA) and Southampton(SOU).