[Translate to English:] Urlaub auf dem Bauernhof in Bozen und Umgebung
[Translate to English:] Urlaub auf dem Bauernhof in Bozen und Umgebung

Mild climate, beautiful wine villages

Holiday region

Bolzano and environs

Bolzano and environs: contrasting landscape

Opposites attract - those who spend their holidays on a farm in Bolzano and environs have probably succumbed to precisely this attraction.

Opposites attract - those who spend their holidays on a farm in Bolzano and environs have probably succumbed to precisely this attraction.

The South Tyrolean holiday region is what you call a tourist jack-of-all-trades. The region, which includes the South Tyrolean Wine Route, South Tyrol's southernmost tip, Sarntal, Ritten, Mölten, Jenesien and the area around the Trudner Horn Nature Park, is characterised by both Alpine and Mediterranean influences. And the north-south mixture not only flourishes in the landscape, but above all in the culture and cuisine.


Holidays on a farm in Bolzano and environs

Numerous farmers on the South Tyrolean Wine Route and in the extreme south of the region grow fruit and vines. Farms are surrounded by vineyards and apple orchards even in the steepest places. A third of all South Tyrolean apples come from this region. Bolzano and the surrounding area thus makes a significant contribution to the fact that South Tyrol is the largest closed fruit-growing area in Europe. The area south of Bolzano is even more closely associated with first-class red and white wines. Almost 70 percent of the region's total wine-growing area lies here. A bite into a local apple or a visit to one of the numerous wineries is a good idea.

But agriculture was not always the strongest economic mainstay. In previous centuries, the area on the Etsch was an important transit area for traders and travellers, resulting in political importance and wealth. This is evident not only from the fact that one of the areas with the most castles in Europe can be found here, but also from the numerous historical village centres that were designed by Tuscan and Venetian master builders. Culturally, however, there is still more to see. In addition to the numerous village festivals, concerts and other events, a visit to Ötzi, the world-famous ice mummy, in the South Tyrolean Archeology Museum in Bolzano is particularly worthwhile during a holiday in an apartment or a room in the south of South Tyrol. The charming province capital of Bolzano impresses visitors with its unique Italian charm and will stick in your memory primarily for its historical centre.

The contrasting landscape is also a highlight in itself. On endless hiking trails along the sun-drenched high plateaus you can enjoy the Alpine scenery, while on the hills of Castelfeder you feel as if you have been transported to Greece. At Lake Kaltern, the Montiggl lakes and the Eppan Ice Holes, nature also shows its most diverse side. Numerous wineries and residences nestle among the gently rolling hills near Bolzano. In the Montiggl forest nature reserve, the largest local recreation area in South Tyrol, there are plenty of activity options.


Holidays with tradition

In Ritten and Sarntal valley, the Mediterranean-southern influences stay more in the background. In this area near the capital of the region, you can truly speak of Alpine culture and nature. Traditional villages and individual farms lie scattered between mountain forests and Alpine meadows. The climate here is slightly cooler than further south, which is why wealthy people from Bolzano had summer cottages built on the Ritten plateau as early as the 17th century in order to spend the hot summer months here. A hike to the natural wonder of the Ritten earth pyramids was part of the annual holiday itinerary back then and still makes a worthwhile excursion today. Nowadays, the holiday apartments and rooms in Bolzano and the surrounding area are worth a trip all year round.

Rustic Sarntal valley, on the other hand, was only opened up to tourists much later. For a long time, the Sarner people lived from handicrafts, livestock and Alpine farming. The valley still features some keen traditional quill embroiderers and the people here also pay a lot of attention to old arts and crafts. A large number of customs and festivals are celebrated here just as they were a hundred years ago. Away from the villages, hikers and mountain bikers will find themselves in a real paradise.


A showcase of nature

The landscape around the Trudner Horn Nature Park and Salten in the south of South Tyrol has received more than its fair share of attention from Mother Nature, and diverse flora and fauna thrive here. In the nature park alone, hikers can enjoy 400 kilometres of marked hiking trails and a visitors' centre is open to anyone keen to learn more about the local plants and animals. So, on a farm holiday in Bolzano and the surrounding area, it's worth lacing up your hiking boots. You should also plan a detour to the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Bletterbach Gorge - a showcase of geological history and the "mini Grand Canyon of South Tyrol". On the Salten plateau, horse lovers and leisurely hikers will feel particularly at home between the mountain villages of Mölten and Jenesien. This gentle mountain ridge is also well known for its breathtaking crocus blossoms in spring.


What does a farm holiday in Bolzano and the surrounding area have to offer?

  • Merging of north and south in nature and culture
  • Sprawling high plateaus and charming wine regions
  • A multifaceted and lively province capital
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Overview of the holiday region

Bolzano and environs

Apple cultivation on the valley floor, wine cultivation on the slopes and in Überetsch - the largest wine growing region in South Tyrol with the autochthonous grape varieties Lagrein and Vernatsch. Milk production in the side valleys and on the high plateaus.

The South Tyrol Wine Road

In vino veritas

South Tyrol’s southern tip

At the core of the apple orchards

Trudner Horn Nature Park

An adventurous idyll

Mölten - Jenesien

Surrounded by larch meadows



Vordermoar flower flower flower
Farm holiday in Olang
Fam. Pörnbacher Mitterolang, Bahnhofstr. 6/a
T +39 0474 498598 info@vordermoar.it
4 holiday flats: 2-4 persons,  4-5 persons,  6 persons
1 studio flat: 4 persons
Our guests love …
  • playground and plenty of space for children to play and let off steam
  • Feed the chickens and watch them being milked
  • The village can be reached in 2 minutes on foot
"Very good"
(4 Reviews)
Farm with Livestock 
Farm's own products:

milk, eggs

Farm offers:

Experience everyday life on the farm, Helping out in the barn, Barn visits ...

Our guests love …
  • playground and plenty of space for children to play and let off steam
  • Feed the chickens and watch them being milked
  • The village can be reached in 2 minutes on foot
The farm
Our farm is located at 1050 meters above sea level on the edge of the picturesque town of Olang. Our local mountain - the famous Kronplatz - and the impressive backdrop of the Dolomites frame the picturesque landscape that surrounds our farm. We have been running our dairy farm, which we converted into a pen in 2011, for generations, for which we received the Erbhof award in 2001. You have the opportunity to watch us at work on the farm. This gives you an authentic insight into our everyday life, and of course we are always happy to have a helping hand! Once a week we do a guided tour of the farm for our guests! Ultimately how you spend your quality time at the Vordermoarhof is of course entirely up to you - the main thing is that you enjoy every day of your holiday in Olang to the fullest!
Daily life on the farm
The Vordermoar is a farm with Livestock
  • cattle farming (Jersey cowsSwiss brown (cattle)) dairy production
These animals live on the farm all year-round
cows, bull calves, calves
Pferde on the alpine pasture in summer
Things to do on the farm
Farm activities
  • Experience everyday life on the farm
  • Helping out in the barn
  • Barn visits
  • Farm tour
  • Farm garden tour
  • guests can take from the farm garden
  • Baking course
Leisure activities
  • Rainy day activities
Winter leisure activities
  • Ski boot dryer
  • Sledge/toboggan rental
Summer leisure activities
  • Hiking stick hire
Family Hubert und Maria Theresia
extends a warm welcome!
We speak German, Italian and English
Telephone +39 0474 498598
mobile +39 348 3547748
Holiday flat from 85€ a night
When and how long?
Type of accommodation and fellow travellers
2 adults
Moments of indulgence at Vordermoar
Farm's own products
  • milk (cow’s milk)
  • eggs (free-range eggs)
Accommodation & prices
All of our accommodation includes
Outside area
  • lawn for sunbathing etc.
  • terrace
  • Farm garden
  • Herb garden
  • Vegetable garden for guests
  • hammock
  • children’s playground
  • Children’s bikes
  • stilts
  • table tennis
Eco-friendly holiday
  • Photovoltaic system
Other services & facilities
  • packed lunches
  • garage
  • pick-up service from bus or train station
Holiday flat Olang
4-5 persons (4 fixed beds) 40m²
from 85€ for 4 adults
Pets are not allowed in this holiday flat
Holiday flat Dolomiten
4-5 persons (2 fixed beds) 40m²
from 85€ for 4 adults
Pets are allowed in this holiday flat
Holiday flat Kronplatz
2-4 persons (2 fixed beds) 35m²
from 85€ for 2 adults
Pets are not allowed in this holiday flat
Studio flat Rieserferner
4 persons (2 fixed beds) 25m²
from 85€ for 4 adults
Pets are allowed in this holiday flat
Holiday flat Bauernhof
6 persons (4 fixed beds) 85m²
from 130€ for 6 adults
Pets are allowed in this holiday flat
Location & arrival
  • distance to village centre
    150 m
  • distance to ski slopes
    2.5 km
  • distance to cross-country ski run
    2 km
  • distance to sledge run
    2 km
  • distance to cycle path
    500 m
  • distance to bus stop
    200 m
  • distance to shops
    150 m
  • nearest eatery
    150 m
in Olang lies at
1050 metres above sea level.
Activities nearby
Ski- und Snowboardschool CIMA
Ski rental - Sport Corones
Ski & Snowboardschool Cima
Ski rental - Cima
Winter hiking Achmühle
Tourist Info Olang
Monument Peter Sigmayr
Ice rink Valdaora di Mezzo
Capella Baumgartner Stöckl/Baumgartner Stöckl
Church S. Egidio/St. Ägidius
Farm reviews
"Very good"
(4 Reviews)
Maso curato e in posizione strategica
Sono tantissimi anni che andiamo in questo agriturismo e per niente al mondo cambierei. Tutto curato, pulito e in mezzo alla natura pur stando al centro del paese di Valdaora.
on 30. Oktober 2017 by Barbara Rubini
5,0 "Excellent"
Valutazione maso Vordermoar
Ottima accoglienza e disponibilità della famiglia
on 30. August 2016 by Barbara Sevini
4,6 "Very good"
Vordermoar - mitten drin wenn man möchte :-)
ein unglaublich herzlich geführter familienbetrieb, eier & milch gibt es mit dazu...... in den stall & helfen darf man man wann immer man möchte, kinderfreundlich und hilfsbereit! Danke für die schönen Tage, wir kommen gerne wieder und das sehr bald :-)
on 27. Mai 2016 by Christina Vogelgsang
5,0 "Excellent"
abbiamo trascorso tre giorni in tranquillità presso questa casa molto accogliente e ottimamente tenuta, con una ospitalità non comune da parte dei padroni di casa, riservati e attenti a ogni nostro bisogno. appartamento accogliente e completo di ogni confort......
on 14. Dezember 2015 by ANDREA E KATIA LAZZARI
4,7 "Very good"


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