Bolzano is the regional capital of South Tyrol: an ancient yet modern town and at the same time a riche town of modernity, cosmopolitan, junction between Central European and Mediterranean culture, with a lot of wellness luxury hotels full of exclusive services, shopping, wellness treatments with local products, gourmet restaurants, winebar and high quality wines.
If you decide to spend some time in Bolzano and its surroundings, you could start by discovering the city, with the modern and old town separated by the Talvera stream, and go shopping for trendy clothes, traditional costumes, handicrafts and artistic objects.
Back to your hotel you can try one of the beauty treatments performed with local and natural ingredients, like hay or the pine of Val Sarentino, a real panacea.
Bolzano and its surroundings are a good choice for a gourmet holiday, as you will find out by yourself in the many gourmet restaurants, wine bars and cellars with the possibility of degustation along the Wine Route. Among the best wines of the area we should mention Lagrein and Santa Maddalena, whereas one of the typical local products is the Graukäse cheese.
The area surrounding Bolzano is truly beautiful: the castles of Laives and Appiano and the lakes of Caldaro and Göller will leave you speechless. Not far lie the natural wonders of the charming Rosengarten-Latemar, with the beautiful tourist center Nova Levante-Carezza and the imposing Catinaccio massif, a paradise for climbers, trekkers and mountain bikers. This is an ideal destination also in winter, thanks to the well-known ski areas like Reinswald, Corno del Renon (Ortler Skiarea), Oclini Pass and Carezza ski area in the near Val d’Ega, ideal destination also for trekking, climbing, mountain bike and horseback riding with the beautiful Aveglinesi horses. Moreover, the area enjoy a Mediterranean climate.
Not far from Bolzano there are some golf courses: golf club of Carezza (9 holes), Appiano and Freudenstein (18 holes), Lana (9 holes) and Monte San Pietro (18 holes), all surrounded by beautiful dolomitic sceneries.
Foto credits: Azienda di Soggiorno e Turismo Bolzano / FotoVidor
Rituals, customs, culinary arts and handcraft. The Christmas market of Bolzano is a moment of identification and discovery of the tradition. In the area, the Renon Market, prepared with ancient wagons of the train, Val Sarentino market and that on the banks of Carezza Lake deserve a visit.
In South Tyrol spring is synonym of regeneration, rebirth of your body, health and wellness. With this motivation, from April to June there is Alto Adige Balance, a sequence of events that combines the savors of wellness and movement.
Every year in spring, the sixteen communities along the South Tyrolean Wine Route host a special kind of event. Then the South Tyrolean Wine Route Weeks introduce you to the high quality wines grown in these southern latitudes. There are lectures, wine tastings, cultural events and guided tours to the most beautiful spots along the Wine Route. The event will conclude with the Night Cellars, open doors until midnight in company with winemakers and wine experts.
A tour in the Archeological Museum in Bolzano and the Archeoparc of Val Senales in order to discover all the secrets of the man come from the ice, Ötzi. Every Thursday from April to October there will be an appointment to enhance your knowledge with 5 thousands years of history.
Ancient tradition to announce the autumn, Bolzano and surroundings will prepare for the ritual of Törggelen. Alpine typical dishes, wine, desserts, chestnuts and traditional music will be the center of attention. An event to remember the ancient tradition in quality terms.
A careful selection of the best hotels. Romantic hotels, golf hotels, design hotels and family hotels… for your charme holidays in the Dolomites.
A wide range of luxury services offered by the hotels to make your stay exclusive and unique.
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