Described as the “gateway to the Dolomites,” Bolzano is a charming historical town nestled between towering mountains. The gothic-inspired architecture and breathtaking scenery provide a perfect backdrop to the quiet beauty of Bolzano. Tourists fly to Bolzano for its spectacular sights and old-world culture.
A stroll through the medieval town center will take you through streets lined with buildings featuring a blend of Nordic and Mediterranean architecture, and here you will find the fruit and vegetable market. Travel to Bolzano in the winter and visit Piazza Walter, where the annual Christmas Market is held. Bolzano is a popular destination for outdoor activities. Go hiking in the Dolomites any time of year, or along the green waters of the Talvera River.
If you plan your tickets to Bolzano for the spring months between March and May, you can enjoy the South Tyrolean Wine Road, which offers guided cellar tours and wine tasting sessions. Winters in Bolzano are a great time for hiking the stunning mountain trails or for hitting the ski pistes, followed by a relaxing evening with a warm drink at a café in town.