Bolzano (262 m) is situated to south of the Val d'Adige valley in South Tyrol, in a wonderful valley and enjoys a mild climate. Bolzano is the regional capital and is well-known for its Portici (arcades), the market in Piazza delle Erbe, the Duomo (cathedral) and Talvera promenade.
Bolzano's number one celebrity, however, is no doubt "Ötzi" the iceman, the main attraction of the Archaeology Museum of South Tyrol.
Shopping in Bolzano is simply an experience. From exclusive Italian designer fashion to the Tyrolean traditional Loden. Dive into the atmosphere of Italy's first and most important Christmas market.
Three lift facilities bring you within minutes from the mild Mediterranean climate of the wine town of Bolzano (home of the Magdalener and Lagrein wines) to a much higher altitude.
Round the vineyards of the Renon and the Guncina can be noticed, from which renowned wines are gained, and the wonderful mountains of the Catinaccio and the Latemar to north and the Mendola to the west.
Climbing in the best known and spectacular mountains in the Alps
The highest plateau in Europe, situated in the middle of the Dolomites
Cycle paths, lake Caldaro and lake Monticolo, the castles
The path 24 encompasses the reserve of the Tessa mountains