The best practical solution to implementing such an arrangement is the South Tyrol
model of local and regional autonomy.
is a small region (2857 square miles; population 511,750) in Northern Italy, where the German-speaking majority makes up 69.
Air Alps will be liquidated and services will be cancelled The Austria South Tyrol
regional airline Air Alps headquartered in Innsbruck, Austria, will be liquidated.
Alupress AG, South Tyrol
, Italy, has announced plans to establish a new 30,000-sq.
Italian eco-beauty The vigilius mountain resort in South Tyrol
is situated on the flanks of the Vigiljoch, LanaOs landmark peak.
The border between Austria and Italy also marks the split between North and South Tyrol
, an artificial division existing since the end of World War I which continued quite unfairly after World War II largely because Italian-Americans exerted more political influence in Washington at the time than their fellow countrymen of Austrian descent.
12 September 2011 - Norwegian biotech firm Cellcura ASA (OSL:CELL) said on Monday it will supply two complete laboratory solutions to the hospital in Bruneck in South Tyrol
12 September 2011 - Norwegian biotech company Cellcura ASA (OSL:CELL) said today it will deliver two complete laboratory solutions to the hospital in Bruneck in South Tyrol
Includes economy class return flights from London to Italy; car hire with vehicle insurance (driver must have held valid UK driving licence for min two years); three nights B&B at five-star Vigilius Mountain Resort, South Tyrol
, Italy; sharing twin/double room; one complimentary shiatsu massage and one complimentary hayflower and juniper treatment for each adult; plus standard travel insurance.
Includes economy class return flights from London to Italy; car hire with vehicle insurance (including collision damage waiver, theft protection, and unlimited mileage) for duration of the stay (driver must be aged 25/over and have held valid UK driving licence for min two years); three nights B&B at five-star Vigilius Mountain Resort, South Tyrol
, Italy; sharing twin/ double room; one complimentary Shiatsu massage and one complimentary Hayflower and Juniper treatment for each adult; plus standard travel insurance (excludes pre-existing medical conditions).
is majority German speaking; the other province in the region, Trento, is majority Italian speaking.
This special status was acknowledged in fulfilment of the De Gasperi-Gruber Agreement, an accord negotiated between Italy and Austria, and annexed to the 1946 Paris Treaty, intended to protect the German-speaking ethnic group that made up the majority of the population in South Tyrol
in the Italian Alps, is a spectacular visual delight with its breathtaking alpine views set against the backdrop of jagged mountains.
From the 1960s onward, bombs and death were the order of the day in regions like Northern Ireland, Corsica (France), South Tyrol
(Italy), and the Basque country (Spain).
Nevertheless, despite its dark history, this area of South Tyrol
is probably one of the most beautiful hiking spots in Europe.